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Textile Coating and Laminating Conference - Early-bird registration open

The next International Conference on Textile Coating and Laminating will be held on 16-17 March 2016 at the Novotel Praha Wenceslas Square in Prague, Czech Republic.
Next year’s event will include presentations covering the key economic and technology trends, including the state of the industry, techniques and materials, technology for growth, and new opportunities. Speakers from senior positions in some of the most influential companies in this sector from around the world will gather in Prague to present to delegates.

Early-bird registration is now open, click here for special rates on delegate registration and table top exhibits.

The Conference Programme will be announced soon and to register for updates visit the conference website


The presentations of proceedings from the Conference on Nonwovens for High-performance Applications (March 2015) and the International Conference on Textile Coating and Laminating (November 2014) are available to purchase on a CD-Rom as PDF files.

NHPA2015, the second Conference on High-performance Applications, concluded that significant growth is anticipated for high-performance nonwovens. NHPA2015 was held in Cannes, France 4-5 March 2015. The 19 presentations as given at the conference are now available on a CD-Rom in PDF format, plus the audio files of the discussion workshops. For more information on the papers and speakers click here

TCL2014, the International Conference on Textile Coating and Laminating, was held in the Novotel Montfleury in Cannes, France, 4-5 November 2014. More than 100 senior staff from around the world attended to hear two days of expert presentations and engage in workshops and discussions. The 21 presentations as given at the conference are now available on this CD-Rom in PDF format. For more information on the papers presented click here  


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