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The AATCC Blog is a resource for AATCC members and textile professional volunteers to publish information of interest to textile industry practitioners. We welcome submissions from all interested authors.

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October 15, 2019Delaware Valley Section MeetingRitu Jadwani
September 6, 2019Using Visible Light To Decay Toxic DyesJessica Owen
September 1, 2019Can Our Clothes Help Us Cope With Global Warming?Apurba Banerjee
August 23, 2019Smart Textiles: Not Just For SuperheroesKony Chatterjee
July 29, 2019SDL Atlas Exhibited the Latest in Textile Testing During a Successful ITMA 2019SDL Atlas
July,11, 2019Goodbye Hot, Sweaty Denim: Now It Can Actually Make You CoolerApurba Banerjee
July 8, 2019Keeping Plastic Out of Our OceansRon Benjamin
May 6, 2019Winners Announcement: 2019 “Fashion for All” Student Design CompetitionManisha Patel
April 22, 2019Microfiber – a DEFINED TERM that requires Explanation and UnderstandingGeorge Clarke
November 19, 2018Interview with Cherrelle, AATCC MemberXuan Truong
October 15, 2018Florida State University Student Chapter UpdateMelissa Cancel
October 10, 2018AATCC NED Chapter Newsletter—Vol. 1 No. 1NED University
September 20, 2018Biologically-Centered Design Takes Center Stage at INDA RISE 2018Genevieve Bot
September 20, 2018Sustainable ShoppersJustin Coates
August 27, 2018Microfiber Test Method Development at AATCCMike Quante
August 20, 2018Microfiber Pollution News SummaryMike Quante
July 30, 2018Microfibers a Hot Topic at SYFA Spring ConferenceDevin Steele
July 3, 2018Attracting Gen ZJustin Coates
July 2, 2018What to do about Microfibers from Textile Laundering?Mike Quante
April 13, 2018Updates on AATCC Student ChaptersManisha Patel
April 3, 2018New AATCC Texas Section Gearing Up!Harrie Schoots
March 27, 20182018 “Fashion for All” Student Design Competition WinnersManisha Patel
February 7, 2018A Novice Dyer Tackles IndigoMike Quante
February 5, 2018NED International Textile Conference (NEDITC) 2018M. Dawood Husain
December 7, 2017Don’t Let AATCC’s 2018 International Conference Pass You ByMike Quante
December 1, 2017Meet Datacolor's Newest MembersKen Butts
October 26, 2017Share Your Passion as a Textile Science/Technology Blogger!Mike Quante
August 2, 2017CSI's Color Analysis Magazine for Spring/Summer 2019CSI
March 30, 2017Hot Tech for Textiles: 2017 NCSU Textile SummitMike Quante
March 8, 2017Warp Sizing, 2017John C. Lark
January 27, 2017Green Chemistry: Textile Industry Perspective and FutureMike Quante
November 29, 2016Green Chemistry Applied to TextilesMike Quante
November 9, 2016The Business of Color…from eColorWorld BlogMike Quante
October 28, 2016Cal Poly Pomona Student Chapter Fall 2016 UpdateAlex Yang
October 18, 2016AATCC NED 2016 Chapter ActivitiesDawood Hussain
October 12, 2016AATCC UNL Student Chapter Fall 2016 UpdateYiqi Yang
October 12, 2016AATCC FSU Student Chapter Fall 2016 MeetingEliza Mosman
September 23, 2016Green Chemistry ResourcesMike Quante
August 18, 2016Origins of Green ChemistryMike Quante
August 1, 2016Wired for WEAR (or Much Ado About E-Textiles)Mike Quante
April 15, 2016FSU 2016 Spring Semester UpdateSavannah Burger
February 15, 2016Auburn AMDA Presents The Fashion Event, April 14Emileigh Sanger
February 17, 2016Decadence: What Fashion Is All AboutAlexandria Easley
February 29, 2016Cornell Fashion Collective Prepares for its 32nd Annual Runway Show Eleni Toubanos
October 6, 2015Taylor Hall

Note: These posts are not always created or selected by the AATCC editorial staff—they are provided by bloggers.The opinions and data presented in these posts are the responsibility of the blogger and not AATCC. AATCC does not guarantee the validity of any procedures, nor endorse any technique or equipment, used in these posts. Unless otherwise noted, the copyright for these posts belongs to their authors. Please contact them for permissions.