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AATCC honors Cook with the Olney Medal

Industry News, News | March 9, 2016 | By:

Known for his contributions to the fields of polymer/textile chemistry applied to sustainable developments in textile/carpet wet processes and novel fiber/materials innovations, Fred L. Cook is the 2015 recipient of the Olney Medal. Cook’s work over the past 40 years has exemplified the importance of visionary thinking in turning ideas tested in the laboratory into products and processes. Established in 1944, the Olney Medal—the highest award presented by the Association of Textile, Apparel & Materials Professionals (AATCC)—is for outstanding achievement in textile or polymer chemistry or other fields of chemistry of major importance to the textile science.

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