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February 26 – 28, 2019 Raleigh, North Carolina REGISTER NOW

Themes and Events

Techtextil North America – where technical textile manufacturers, suppliers and service providers come together for three days of education, networking and business development.  Explore the exciting schedule of events and show features.

2019 Symposium

Advisory Council

The renowned Techtextil North America Symposium will return in 2019 with an amazing lineup of speakers from top research universities & industry-leading companies. Developed in conjunction with our Official Academic Partner, NCSU’s College of Textiles, the 2019 Symposium will feature educational sessions on today’s most transformative textile and nonwovens research, product innovations and applications.


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Special Events

Reception & Tours at NC State University's College of Textiles

Reception & Tours at NC State University's College of Textiles

Techtextil North America and North Carolina State University’s College of Textiles are excited to bring you an evening of education and exploration. Come enjoy light hors d'oeuvres, drinks, and network with other show attendees in an open-house style reception. Meet and greet with students and faculty and view current projects and research studies as you tour the top-of-the-line laboratories and fabrication facilities. Guided tours of The Nonwovens Institute will also be taking place – but please note, there are only a limited number of spots available! 

Where: College of Textiles, NC State Centennial Campus - 1020 Main Campus Drive, Raleigh, NC 27606
When: 6:00 – 8:30 PM on Wednesday, February 27, 2019
Attire: Casual
Cost: $50 Pre-Registration

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Student Research Poster Program

Student Research Poster Program

The poster program highlights research done by students from the top textile engineering, manufacturing and design programs in the country. The goal of this program is to provide a forum in which students can present and discuss their latest research, meet with peers who have related interests, and introduce themselves to more senior members in the field.

2019 Student Poster Program Flyer
2019 Student Poster Program Application

SPESA Advancements in Manufacturing Technologies Conference

SPESA Advancements in Manufacturing Technologies Conference

Co-located with Techtextil North America at the Raleigh Convention Center, this year’s conference theme is "Manufacturing in an On-Demand World" and will focus on the most innovative topics of the industry including Automation, Micro-Factories, The Internet of Sewn Products, Software Connectivity, and others. 
When: February 27, 2019 | 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Where: Raleigh Convention Center, Room 201
Cost: $195 (includes transportation entry into the Reception & Tours at NCSU's Wilson College of Textiles and The Nonwovens Institute, on the evening of February 27)
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The Wilson College of Textiles 2019 Spring Career Fair

The Wilson College of Textiles 2019 Spring Career Fair

Thursday, February 28, 2019
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Techtextil North America supports the amazing research and talent coming from North Carolina State University’s Wilson College of Textiles. We invite our exhibiting and visiting companies to participate in their 2019 Spring Career Fair - registration has now opened! Don't miss this opportunity to:

  • Connect with 1100+ B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. students who are pursuing degrees in Textile Engineering, Textile Technology, Polymer and Color Chemistry, Fashion and Textile Design and Textile and Fashion Management
  • Recruit interns, entry-level candidates and experienced Textiles professionals for a variety of positions, including: design and process engineers, chemists, merchandisers, designers, sourcing agents, Six Sigma and quality managers, buyers and sales representatives
  • Grow your company's brand and increase your recruiting footprint on campus

Registration for employers is $200 and includes one 6-foot table, lunch for 2 representatives, and parking.

*Additional representatives can be added for $25 each.

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