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SEMINAR: “Thai Natural Materials: Organic Fiber”

  • (Seminar)
  • When: 11 August 2010 | 14:00-17:00
  • Where: Auditorium, TCDC

In today’s market, eco-friendly trend and wider awareness on the use of natural and non-toxic products have made organic products increasingly in demand. Organic fibers is one the interesting natural materials that can be produced into a wide variety of products.



By Peeraporn Palapleevalya, Director of Textile Testing Center, Thailand Textile Institute
Daungruthai Pumipichet, DD Nature Craft Co., Ltd.
Dr. Dararat Mekkriengkrai, Material Researcher, Material ConneXion® Bangkok

In today’s market, eco-friendly trend and wider awareness on the use of natural and non-toxic products have made organic products increasingly in demand. Organic fibers is one the interesting natural materials that can be produced into a wide variety of products.

Peeraporn Palapleevalya, Director of Textile Testing Center, Thailand Textile Institute, will talk in detail about organic fiber. The topics include the importance of organic agriculture, background of different types of organic fibers and their market demands, organic textiles trends, as well as basic knowledge about labelling and certification. Interesting case studies will also be discussed.

Daungruthai Pumipichet, owner of DD Nature Craft Co., Ltd., will share her thoughts and experience, as well as the secrets behind the success of her organic hemp products. Seeing hill tribe villagers weaved their own hemp clothes during her travels, Duangruthai was inspired to find out more about this organic material. The more she learnt, the more impressed she was with its quality and functionality. Today, her company is the biggest manufacturer and exporter of hemp fabric in Thailand.

The seminar will conclude with an update by Dr. Dararat Mekkriengkrai, Material Researcher of Material ConneXion® Bangkok, on the latest organic materials from around the world selected into Material ConneXion database.


Agenda:
13:30 – 14:00 Registration
14:00 – 16:00 “Thai Natural Materials: Organic Fiber”
Peeraporn Palapleevalya and Daungruthai Pumipichet
16:00 – 16:30 “Materials Update”
Dr. Dararat Mekkriengkrai
16:30 – 17:00 Q & A

Free Admission
Please make reservation at TCDC Information Counter, tel. 02 664 8448 ext. 213, 214. (Closed on Mondays)

Remark:
1. Advance phone reservation is recommended.
2. On-site registration opens one hour before the scheduled start time. For those who have made advance reservation, please register to confirm your seat at least 30 minutes before the event starts.
3. The seminar will be conducted in Thai only.
4. Parking fee is subject to The Emporium’s terms and conditions. TCDC will provide free 2-hour parking coupon for attendees.

Tags: fiber, textile

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