May 23: Tours
The following tours are available to registered participants of the FEDTex Summit.
- You must indicate your participation in the respective tours on your registration in order to participate.
- Transportation is not provided, you must provide your own transportation to each tour.
Tour 1: North Carolina State University, The Nonwovens Institute
Description coming soon...
- Time: 2:15-3:30 PM
The tour will end at the Wilson College of Textiles Atrium, the location for the second tour to begin at 3:30.
- Address:1010 Main Campus Drive, Raleigh, NC 27606
- COVID protocols: TBA
Tour 2: North Carolina State University, Wilson College of Textiles
Tour the North Carolina State University Wilson College of Textiles lab facilities, including the Weaving Lab, Knitting Lab, Short-Staple Spinning Lab, Physical Testing Lab, and Dyeing and Finishing Lab, which are managed by Zeis Textiles Extension for Economic Development. These fully functioning labs are used for both educational purposes and contracted projects with industry partners for product testing and production. In addition to the Zeis Textiles Extension, tour the Textile Protection and Comfort Center and ASSIST Center's labs for innovation and testing. These facilities are more closely related to heat and flame protection, chemical resistance, and comfort performance research, and wearable and implantable systems, respectively.
Time: 3:30 - 5:00 pm
The tour will end at the Wilson College of Textiles Atrium, location for the Welcome Social that begins at 5:00 pm.
Address: North Carolina State University, Wilson College of Textiles
1020 Main Campus Drive
Raleigh, North Carolina 27606
COVID protocols (subject to change): TBA
Following the above tours, join FEDTEX participants at the Welcome Social hosted by Burlington at the North Carolina State University, Wilson College of Textiles, 1020 Main Campus Drive, Raleigh, NC 27606. For more information, visit: https://fedtex.ncmbc.us/welcome-social/