• Near-Shoring and the Future of the Textile Industry

    Guest September 19, 2023 AATCC Newsletter

    In recent years, the textile industry has been undergoing significant changes. A tough lesson many apparel brands learned through the Covid-19 pandemic is that inexpensive but distant production and jammed ports of entry can wreak havoc on production timelines, inventory levels, and time to market. Further complicating the matter, the new prevalence of work-from-home and […]

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  • Are Nanotechnology Textiles Sustainable?

    Guest September 18, 2023 AATCC Newsletter

    Millie is 20. She’s quite the purveyor of fast fashion. But she’s also a conscious consumer.  And as a matter of fact, she’s also into nano-coated wearables. Nano-coatings are thin films in the nanoscale range (around 1-100 nm) that are applied to surfaces to enhance various features such as antibacterial and anti-fouling capabilities, corrosion resistance, […]

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  • Deadline Approaching for Textile Research Grants

    Diana Wyman September 7, 2023 Foundation Newsletter

    The deadline is approaching for new textile research grants from the AATCC Foundation Student Research Support Program. The grants support undergraduate and graduate student research on textile-related projects. Applications must be submitted prior to October 15, 2023, at 5:00 PM CST to be considered. Awarded research grants will be announced December 2023. The AATCC Foundation […]

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  • Shape the Textile Industry

    Diana Wyman September 6, 2023 AATCC Newsletter

    Passion matters! Everyone interested in “an innovative, informed, and sustainable future” for the global textile community can make an impact by participating in AATCC committees. AATCC has provided standards development, testing materials, educational resources, and professional networking to the global textile industry for more than a century. And it’s all done by volunteers! Committee meetings […]

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  • Project Updates from AATCC Research Committees

    Erika Simmons August 30, 2023 AATCC Newsletter

    AATCC is an international standards organization, following the Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations defined by the World Trade Organization (WTO). The first of these principles is Transparency—keeping members and the industry informed of standards-related projects. The second is Openness—interested parties are welcome to participate in all aspects of the standard development process. […]

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  • 2024 Proficiency Testing Programs for Textile Labs

    Diana Wyman August 28, 2023 AATCC Newsletter

    Labs can now register for all 2024 AATCC Proficiency Testing Programs (PTP). The online registration process allows labs to complete registration and credit card payment in one easy step. Just add PTP registration(s) to your cart along with quality control materials, standards, and other items. Register now to avoid the rush. The first registration deadline […]

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  • AATCC Announces David Hinks as 2023 Textile Discovery Summit Keynote Speaker

    Matthew Brennan August 28, 2023 AATCC Newsletter

    AATCC is pleased to announce that the Wilson College of Textiles Dean, David Hinks, will be headlining the 2023 Textile Discovery Summit, slated for September 12-14 in Greenville, South Carolina. Background and Education David Hinks was born and raised in Derby, England. Hinks worked for Courtaulds Research from 1984 to 1986 prior to attending the […]

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  • 2023 Midyear New and Revised AATCC Standards

    Erika Simmons August 28, 2023 AATCC Newsletter

    AATCC publishes standards that have been approved since the new year release of the AATCC Manual of International Test Methods and Procedures. The standards are available for download from the AATCC store. Get access to either the full set of midyear standards or individual standards. This year, twenty-one (21) approved standards have been developed or […]

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  • Turn It Up!

    Guest August 25, 2023 AATCC Newsletter

    What’s new in the acoustic fabric market.   With so many uses, it’s not surprising both main sectors of the acoustic market are currently growing. Researchers estimate the fabric acoustic panel industry will grow at a compound annual growth rate of 7.2% between 2021 to 2030. And the global automotive acoustic materials market is expected […]

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  • AATCC to Announce Technical Committee on Research Service Award

    Diana Wyman August 23, 2023 Press Release

    AATCC is pleased to recognize Jeffrey D. Krauss as the 2023 recipient of the AATCC Technical Committee on Research (TCR) Service Award. Krauss is receiving this award for his invaluable assistance with the development and production of AATCC control fabrics. As Research Operations Manager with Zeis Textile Extension at the Wilson College of Textiles, North […]

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  • AATCC to Announce 2023 Future Leaders Award Recipients

    Diana Wyman August 23, 2023 Press Release

    The AATCC Future Leaders Award recognizes promising young professionals in the fields of textiles, apparel, and related material sciences, provides acknowledgement and recognition to enhance their careers, engages these young professionals in the work of the Association, and brings their insights and needs to the forefront. These young professionals are the future of the textile […]

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  • AATCC to Announce 2023 Weaver Paper of the Year Award

    Diana Wyman August 23, 2023 Press Release

    Seniha Morsümbül, Emriye Perrin Akçakoca Kumbasar, and Ahmet Ҫay are the recipients of the J. William Weaver Paper of the Year Award for their paper “Photochromic Microcapsules for Textile Materials by Spray Drying—Part 3: Applications of Photochromic Microcapsules on Cotton Fabrics,” published in the 2022 AATCC Journal of Research. For additional information about the J. […]

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