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AATCC, Textile Research Conference examine sustainability, innovation

Industry News | May 3, 2012 | By:

AATCC and Southern Textile Research Conference examine sustainability, innovation and opportunity<br />

Conference takes place May 20-22, 2012 in Pawley’s Island, S.C., USA

The American Association of Textile Colorists and Chemists’ (AATCC) Chemical Applications Interest Group is partnering with the Southern Textile Research Conference (STRC) to offer a joint conference May 20–22, 2012 in Pawley’s Island, S.C., USA.

The program will focus on sustainability, innovation and opportunity in the textile industry. Confirmed presentations and speakers include:

  • Supply Chain Collaboration: The New Paradigm for Sustainable Textiles, John R. Easton, DyStar U.K. Ltd.
  • Optimizing Dyeing Process with Dyebath Monitor, Bill Dixon, HueMetrix Inc.
  • Digital Denim: Innovation in Garment Finishing, Carly M. Spano, Cotton Incorporated
  • Improving Sustainability with a Low Liquor Finishing Process, Peter Tolksdorf, A. Monforts Textilmaschinen GmbH & Co. KG
  • Insect Repellent Textiles—Technology & Commercial Applications Don A. Alexander, Anovotek, LLC
  • Personal Protection Innovations, Jeffrey C. Moreland, Ansell
  • Dual-Sided Fabric Finishing via Plasma, Peter J. Hauser, North Carolina State University
  • Nano-optics of the Biological World (Color from Nature), Mohan Srinivasarao, Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Performance Characteristics of Cotton, Brian C. Francois, Pulcra Chemicals LLC
  • Inorganic Nanotechnology in Textiles, Jesse S. Jur, North Carolina State University
  • Learnings and Advances in Textile-based Phase Change Materials, Mark Hartmann, Outlast Technologies Inc.
  • Updates from the EU: Nano Silver Particles, Environmental Impact and Policy, Samuel B. Moore, Hohenstein Institute America Inc

For additional information and to register, please visit AATCC’s symposia website.

AATCC is a not-for-profit textile professional association, serving the textile industry since 1921. AATCC is headquartered in Research Triangle Park, N.C., U.S.A., and provides test method development, quality control materials and professional networking for members throughout the world.

Source: AATCC

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