Absorbent Products Design Seminar
The Program
The Presentations
The Tour
Brochure (pdf)

The Presentations

(Printable pdf available HERE)

Section 1
Introduction to the 2016 Absorbent Products Design Seminar

• James P. Hanson, Director


-- Marketing Technology Service, Inc.

Section 2
Adult Incontinence Segmentation and Success Factors
• James P. Hanson, Director
-- Marketing Technology Service, Inc.

Section 3
Testing with Mannequins and Predicting Real-World Performance

• Mark Bolyen, Manager Nonwovens
-- Marketing Technology Service, Inc.

Section 4
Diaper Performance Evaluation Results
• Mark Bolyen, Manager Nonwovens
-- Marketing Technology Service, Inc.

Section 5
Superabsorbent Polymer: Forms, Properties & Applications
• Blake Kuster, Managing Director
-- Absorbent Technologies, Inc.

Section 6
Fluff Pulp Overview - Technology and Use
• Don Young, Director Commercial Development
-- Marketing Technology Service, Inc.

Section 7
Pulp Defibration Performance and Variables
• Mark Bolyen, Manager Nonwovens
-- Marketing Technology Service, Inc.

Section 8
Evaluating % SAP, Properties and Core Performance
• James Robinson, Technical Services Manager
-- BASF Hygiene Products

Section 9
Skin Care Issues
• Beth Hanson, Manager
-- Marketing Technology Service, Inc.

Section 10
Market Segmentation and Prospects - Baby, Adult and Wipes
• Brad Kalil, Director of Market Research and Statistics
-- INDA

Section 11
Dual Surface Wipes for Cleaning Hard Surfaces
• James P. Hanson, Director
-- Marketing Technology Service, Inc.

Section 12
Feminine Hygiene Products and Design Issues
• James P. Hanson, Director
-- Marketing Technology Service, Inc.

Section 13
The Limits of Thin - Liquid Acquisition and Transport in Complex Systems
• James P. Hanson, Director
-- Marketing Technology Service, Inc.

Section 14
Elastification of Pant Style Adult Incontinence Products and Baby Diapers
• Matt J. O’Sickey, Ph.D., Sr. Global Product Manager - Consumer Care
-- Tredegar Film Products

Section 15
Innovation Trends in Film-Based Outer Cover Designs for Absorbent Hygiene Products
• Allan Houston, Market Director Personal Care& Medical Flexible Packaging Division
-- Berry Plastics Corporation

Section 16
Non-Conventional Diaper Cores and Options
• Don Young, Director Commercial Development
-- Marketing Technology Service, Inc.

Section 17
APDS Data Set Compared vs. Test Protocols
• James P. Hanson, Director
-- Marketing Technology Service, Inc.

Section 18
MTS Airlaid Facility Tour Schedule and Grade Demonstration Preview