knowledge & education

Gain valuable textile knowledge and education to guarantee informed, knowledgeable textile decisions so your fabric performs as beautifully as it looks.

knowledge & education with applied textiles

Knowledge drives innovation and enables anyone who deals with textiles to make the smartest decisions about textile choices for their projects and programs.

To that end, we offer many ways to learn about performance technologies and how they perform in the real world. We regularly host on-site seminars and tours of our plant and textile testing lab.

Applied Textiles Sales Team offers CEUs (The History of Performance Textiles & Science by Design) and other presentations related to textiles to provide our customers with a higher level of education and understanding of the textile world.

online courses

Online courses are now available

We are happy to offer our courses online.

See available online courses here


History of Performance Textiles

An informative, practical and fun trip through the history of performance textiles. Participants will be able to distinguish the difference between textile technologies and make the best decisions when specifying for their projects enabling the creation of products that are both beautiful and enduring.

The course is accredited with the IDCEC, IIDA, ASID & IDC. This program is registered for 0.1 CEU value and listed under the IDCEC class code: 40407
Click for The History of Performance Textiles CEU PDF

Science by Design

Take a deeper dive into the chemistry behind performance textiles. Learn why there is so much talk about “safe chemistry” in our market and arm yourself with the knowledge to speak into the conversations with scientific data and confidence.

This subject of this CEU is Technical knowledge and is registered for 0.1 CEU value and listed under the IDCEC class code: 107419
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Global Pandemic and Interior Textiles

Join us to discuss the latest revelations on the contagious nature of COVID 19 and interior textiles. Learn why our interior environments are critical to getting people back to work and travel. Your team will receive critical information required to discuss textiles and textile finish technologies during these challenging times.


visit us

Let us treat you to a visit to Grand Rapids, Michigan. We will take you on a tour of our state of the art facilities, let you experience the supply chain solutions we offer, provide more details on our technology and processing capabilities and get the chance to know your account reps on a more personal level.

See Reasons to Visit Applied Textiles


See what some of our customers have said about CEUs, presentations, and visits to our facilities on our testimonial page.

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"Informative, to the point, and some of the most fun in a goody bag we’ve seen! Thanks for a great presentation. None of us knew the problems with Scotchgard."

Dennis J. Kowal

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