Skip to main content

Tag: nonwovens institute

NC State Gateway

Dec 8, 2020

2 Named Fellows of Inventors Academy

Two NC State faculty members have been honored for their innovative work at the forefront of their disciplines. 

NWI is dedicating its meltblown and spunbond nonwoven making facilities and expertise to produce specially designed fabrics that can be delivered to USA manufacturers to assemble facemasks.

Nov 20, 2020

Nonwovens Institute Awarded Grant to Study Mask Material Improvements

A grant awarded to researchers at NC State's Nonwovens Institute will allow them to study improving properties of mask and respirator materials. 

A man wears an N95 mask prototype in front of an NC State banner.

Sep 28, 2020

Public and Private Partners Join Forces to Deliver PPE to Health Care Workers Statewide — All Made in NC

The Made in NC initiative manufactures and distributes N95 masks to protect frontline workers across North Carolina. 

Soldiers create face masks at Fort Bragg

Apr 17, 2020

Nonwovens Institute Donates Filtration Material to Army in Fight Against COVID-19

NC State donated almost 5,000 meters of its newly developed filtration material to Fort Bragg to create much-needed face masks amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Photo of mask material production line in NC State's Nonwovens Institute.

Apr 2, 2020

A Necessary Filter: Nonwovens Institute Steps Up to Combat COVID-19

NC State begins production of nonwoven mask materials that could help combat shortages caused by COVID-19. 

A laser moves back and forth on a 3D printer on NC State's campus.

Aug 20, 2019

A 3D-Printed Future, Built at NC State

Meet researchers across our campus putting 3D printing to work to solve society's grand challenges. 

A 3D printed aorta created using the device is flexed to show the unique properties and structure of the fiber printed output.

Jun 6, 2019

A Revolution in Regenerative Medicine — Led by NC State

NC State researchers are working to advance the medicine that can help your body to heal. 

May 18, 2017

Big Reveal for Nonwovens

Curious about the mysteries of the new nonwovens facility? Take a look at what's under the 65-foot ceilings during an open house on Friday.