PhilaU Team Helps Develop Protective Garment for Military

A Philadelphia University-lead team recently completed work on two prototypes of protective suits for the U.S. Army Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center in partnership with the Battelle Memorial Institute.

PhilaU Team Helps Develop Protective Garment for Military

Manufacturing Day, Oct. 7, 2016

Manufacturing Day℠ is a celebration of modern manufacturing meant to inspire the next generation of manufacturers.

Manufacturing Day, Oct. 7, 2016

Norman Chapman

Norman Chapman

Norman Chapman is the President and COO of Inman Mills. Inman is a textile company located in South Carolina with 700 employees. Inman’s products include fire retardant fabrics for bedding and apparel, industrial fabrics including beltings, thermoplastic composite prepregs, workwear, and sportswear.

Norman holds a B.S. in Economics from Clemson University. He has served on numerous professional and nonprofit boards in leadership positions including the Southeastern Apparel and Textile Association, National Council of Textile Organizations, Inman Mills, B2B Media, Carolina Alliance Bank, Wofford College Presidents Advisory Board, Clemson Board of Visitors, Chamber of Commerce, United Way, and AFFOA.

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