Event type:
Trade fair
Subject area:
Date of event:
11-01-2021 - 11-04-2021
Music City Center
201 Rep. John Lewis Way S
37203 Nashville, TN
United States
Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI)

Presentations by Ben Mead, Managing Director, Hohenstein Institute America

November 1, 2021 1:00-1:50 pm ET

Implementing Greener Chemistry in Supply Chains 

Green chemistry is the design of chemical products and processes that reduce or eliminate the use or generation of hazardous substances. We’ll discuss how industry collaborations are helping companies move beyond risk management to hazard elimination.

Learning outcomes:

  • What green chemistry is and how it can be implemented
  • A systematic approach to greener chemistry combining existing certifications
  • The importance of industry collaborations for a healthier supply chain

November 3, 2021 9:00-9:50 am ET

Digital Fitting and Design - Opportunities and Challenges

The benefits to digital tools are proven: cost efficiency, sustainability, lower development time, easier approvals. We’ll cover the fundamentals for successful translation of 3D designs into well-fitting products and realistic digital communications.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Basic requirements for successful digital design
  • Creating a 3D simulation workflow
  • Common challenges in digital fitting


Casey Strauch
US Marketing Manager
Hohenstein Institute America