Filter Media Market Trends & Industry Statistics

Tuesday, March 29
11:00 am - 11:30 am

MODERATOR:

R. Vijayakumar, Ph.D.
President, Aerfil, LLC

Speaker

Kalil

Brad Kalil
Director of Market Intelligence and Economic Insights, INDA

About R. Vijayakumar, Ph.D., President, Aerfil, LLC

R. Vijaykumar, Ph.D., is the founder and consultant in chief of AERFIL. With clients around the world, he is a globally recognized expert for contamination control, aerosols, and filtration, an advisor to NASA with several patents, publications including an interactive iBook for the non scientists, and over 30 years’ experience in senior roles in filter, filter media, and test instrument companies. Dr. Vijaykumar has a doctorate and master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering/Particle Technology from the University of Minnesota and a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from University of Madras, India. He can be reached at vijay@aerfil.com.

 

Brad Kalil, Director of Market Intelligence and Economic Insights, INDA, joined INDA in April of 2013. He is responsible for providing industry thought leadership through the gathering, analysis and dissemination of market information and industry reports for INDA. He is the author or co-author of INDA’s biennial Industry Outlook reports on North America and the Global Nonwovens Industry, in addition to authoring the annual North American Nonwovens Supply Report and quarterly Market Pulse. He has a long history in research and market analysis advising the world’s best known consumer packaged goods companies. He has had a number of market research and market analysis roles through the last 30 years. His career also includes work with RISI and he spent seven years with Weyerhaeuser in the corporate Market and Economics Research group and as the Business Intelligence Manager for the Cellulose Fibers Business.

 

PANEL 1:

How do we better achieve better Indoor Air Quality?

Moderator:
Josh Ayer, President & COO, Hollingsworth & Vose Company

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PANEL 2:

What is the single-use filtration industry doing to improve its environmental footprint?

Moderator:
Philip Whitaker, CEO, BFC Solutions

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PANEL 3:

How can Filtration/Separation ensure clean water supply?

Moderator:
Mark Siebert, General Manager, Healthcare & Specialties, US & Canada, Berry Global, Inc.

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PANEL 4:

How did COVID-19 change the perspective on filtration?

Moderator:
Mike Clark, Division President, Filtration Solutions, Hollingsworth & Vose Company

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PANEL 5:

Filter Standards: Friend or Foe? Help or Hindrance?

Moderator:
Tom Justice, President, Zene, LLC

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