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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AATCC announces upcoming webinars on innovative business practices

June 22nd, 2020

The AATCC has announced two upcoming webinars focused on innovative business practices. June 29, 2020; 11:00 AM (EDT) Webinar: Drive Organic Growth... with B2B-optimized Customer Interviews  Presented by Dan Adams, president of The AIM Institute Learn how to put your B2B advantages to work, so you can go beyond “hand-me-down” consumer voice-of-customer methods. Great interviewing leads to better […]

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AATCC Foundation Student Research Support grants available

June 9th, 2020

AATCC Foundation Student Research Support Program was established to assist undergraduate and graduate students with research on textile-related projects. The AATCC Foundation Student Research Review Board is currently seeking proposals for research related to test method development, evaluation of textile performance in actual use situations and correlations between these two. Grants ranging from $500 to […]

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