The American Textile Manufacturers Institute (ATMI) and the North Carolina Manufacturers Association (NCMA) have teamed up to sponsor the 2003 Environmental, Safety and Health Conference being held 24-25 February in Greensboro, NC.

Working to the theme of "Environment, Safety and Health Excellence — Needed Now More Than Ever," presentations will cover a wide range of topics including crisis communication, SPCC changes, the textile MACT, pre-placement physicals, marketing brownfields, and communicating and training in a multi-cultural workplace.

Speakers will also address issues of wastewater, 2003 environmental concerns and regulatory updates, drug testing, 2003 safety and health issues and regulatory updates, safety incentive programs, and effective prevention measures in the safety and health area.

For additional information about the conference contact Carol Shoemaker at ATMI (email at or Carol Smith at NCMA (email at