AATCC honors Cook with the Olney Medal

March 9th, 2016

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 […]

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AATCC encourages education and discussion on wearable technology and electronic textiles

February 29th, 2016

The Association of Textile, Apparel and Materials Professionals (AATCC) is encouraging the electronic segment of the textile industry by sponsoring and participating in upcoming workshops. It is also partnering with the WEAR Conference, the longest-running conference series dedicated to smart textiles, wearable technology, material innovation and the business of consumer experience. Upcoming workshops, meetings and […]

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AATCC Foundation offers more than $60,000 in scholarships for 2016

February 25th, 2016

The American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists (AATCC) Foundation Inc., is accepting applications for all scholarships, including four new scholarships, through March 31, 2016. Recipients receive half of the award for the fall semester and half for the spring semester. Applications can be downloaded on the AATCC Foundation website. The AATCC Foundation assists students […]

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AATCC announces program for 2016 international conference

February 17th, 2016

American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists (AATCC) announced the 2016 International Conference will be held April 19-21 in Williamsburg, Va. at the Williamsburg Lodge. The conference will feature a keynote presentation, educational tracks, a poster session, the Herman and Myrtle Goldstein Student Paper Competition, networking, and the awards luncheon, where AATCC’s awards will be […]

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AATCC announces changes to proficiency testing programs

December 23rd, 2015

The AATCC will be implementing enhancements and changes to the AATCC Proficiency Testing Programs in 2016. The programs offer labs the opportunity to anonymously gauge their performance against that of hundreds of others around the globe. Current program participants were asked what could be improved and some of those suggestions will be implemented immediately. The […]

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AATCC committees to discuss wearable technology, static electricity

October 13th, 2015

Two new groups will meet to discuss wearables and static electricity as part of The Association of Textile, Apparel and Materials Professionals’ (AATCC) fall committee meetings in November. All interested parties are invited to attend the free meetings. Nearly 50 research and administrative committees will meet across the three-day event held Nov. 3–5 at the […]

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New motorized shades from Budget Blinds

September 29th, 2015

Budget Blinds®, a window covering provider based in Orange, Calif., now offers Virtual Cord™ motorized shades through its Signature Series® private label program, with Springs Window Fashions as the exclusive manufacturer. Virtual Cord technology is available for Budget Blinds’ cellular honeycomb shades, and will be made available for additional products later this fall. Virtual Cord […]

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AATCC releases textile coloration book

September 28th, 2015

The Association of Textile, Apparel and Materials Professionals (AATCC) announced the release of a new book titled “Textile Coloration for the Retail Supply Chain,” co-authored by J. Richard Aspland and Ann C. Laidlaw. The book is divided into multiple sections: a discussion of textile coloration designed for a non-technical audience; a glossary of textile terminology; […]

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AATCC, SDC announce updates to Colour Index

April 29th, 2015

Subscriptions, products can be managed directly online. The Colour Index, the definitive source for information about dye and pigment classification, is published by the Association of Textile, Apparel & Materials Professionals (AATCC) and the Society of Dyers and Colourists (SDC), who jointly announced updates. Subscribing companies can create aliases, add and invite new users from […]

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AATCC co-sponsors “Textile Printing: Green & Global”

August 1st, 2008

The American Association of Textile Chemists & Colorists (AATCC) and [TC]2 are jointly sponsoring “Innovative Textile Printing: Green & Global,” September 17–19 at the Sheraton Imperial Hotel, Durham, N.C., U.S.A. The conference will highlight fresh approaches to textile printing and provide insight into the development and production of textile prints in the global supply chain. […]

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