2022 Herman and Myrtle Goldstein Graduate Student Paper Competition

April 11th, 2022

The 2022 Herman and Myrtle Goldstein Graduate Student Paper Competition is now accepting entries. The oral portion of the competition will be held during the 2022 AATCC Textile Discovery Summit on October 4-6 at the Hilton University Place, Charlotte, N.C., USA. A completed official entry form must be submitted by May 9, 2022. Students can fill […]

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AATCC Foundation scholarships now open

March 1st, 2022

The AATCC Foundation offers thousands of dollars in scholarships to incoming and continuing graduate students pursuing textile-related degrees. There are two dedicated graduate fellowships as well as scholarships open to both undergraduate and graduate students. Access all funding from a single application due March 31, 2022. AATCC Foundation also offers undergraduate scholarships using the same […]

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AATCC announces Olney Medal Award recipient

November 18th, 2021

J. Vincent Edwards has been recognized by the AATCC Olney Medal Award for his substantial work in the design and implementation of cotton for acute and chronic wound care. For almost 25 years, Edwards’ research in the areas of cotton, hygiene and wound healing has led to significant understanding and treatment of infection and pain caused by […]

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AATCC launches call for presentations for Digital Textile Printing Conference

June 10th, 2021

Presentation topics are now being accepted for the December 2021 Digital Textile Printing Conference co-sponsored by AATCC and PRINTING United Alliance. Now in its sixth consecutive year, the conference delivers relevant, cutting edge content. The 2021 conference program will focus on solutions-based topics in the following areas: Global market conditions and economic forecasts for digital […]

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AATCC to host Flammability in Textiles and Polymers event

May 21st, 2021

AATCC will host a two-day Flammability in Textiles and Polymers virtual event June 16-17, 2021. The event will feature industry leaders and academic experts discussing a variety of topics including innovation, research, technology, and challenges in the world of FR and flammability. For more information, visit www.aatcc.org.

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AATCC Foundation now accepting scholarship applications

February 2nd, 2021

According to a press release, the AATCC Foundation Inc. is now accepting scholarship applications for undergraduate students in textile-related programs at colleges and universities across the country. Students can apply for multiple scholarships through a single online application form. The deadline to receive applications is March 31, 2021. Scholarships available include: The Charles E. Gavin […]

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AATCC announces call for award and leadership nominations

January 29th, 2021

AATCC is now accepting nominations for recognition of excellence in the textile industry through March 31, 2021. Nomination forms for all awards are available online at www.aatcc.org/about/awards. Anyone may nominate a deserving colleague or themselves for the following awards: Olney Medal Established in honor of Louis Atwell Olney, the founder and first president of AATCC, […]

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AATCC launches educational series on sustainability

October 8th, 2020

AATCC has announced a new three-part virtual educational series launching in November: Sustainability in Textiles. Key topics include sustainability through the lens of textiles, exploring claim substantiation, recycled products and microplastics. The lineup includes: November 5, 2020What is Sustainability?Renee Lamb, Virginia Commonwealth University November 19, 2020Fate of Textile Microfibers Released During Home Laundering in Aquatic […]

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AATCC announces 2021 “Fashion Evolution” student design competition

August 20th, 2020

Students are invited to showcase their design talents to win cash and recognition by participating in the Concept 2 Consumer® Student Design Competition. This year’s theme, Fashion Evolution, showcases AATCC’s centennial: “Celebrating a Century—Focused on the Future.” Fashion Evolution will mirror that theme. From the 1920s, when AATCC was founded, to the present day, students will be […]

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Revised AATCC test methods and procedures available

July 22nd, 2020

AATCC research committees work year-round to develop and update standards. The results are published twice per year—in the AATCC Technical Manual each January and in the Mid-Year Supplement each June. The 2020 Mid-Year Supplement is now available and includes nine revised test methods, one editorially revised test method and one revised monograph for a total of eleven approved standards since publication […]

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