• Give AATCC Color! Competition

    Diana Wyman January 31, 2023 Press Release

    With its rich history in color and coloration, AATCC is looking to brighten the walls of its Technical Center. And as a member-driven association, it only makes sense to let the members decorate! AATCC is partnering with corporate member Felt Right to sponsor a design competition using a colorful, functional, sustainable, textile-based medium. AATCC members […]

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  • PPE: Where Do We Go from Here?

    Guest January 30, 2023 AATCC Newsletter

    The recent Covid-19 pandemic has placed medical personal protection equipment (PPE) in the limelight. PPE not only played a critical role in helping protect healthcare workers during the pandemic, but face mask requirements also made it a necessity for the general public. As Covid-19 continues to be a presence and people continue to use face […]

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  • Learn Why Standard Detergent Matters

    Erika Simmons January 26, 2023 Press Release

    March 9, 2023 11AM (ET) www.aatcc.org/detergentlab If you’ve ever wondered which detergent to use for textile testing—or if it even matters, join AATCC Technical Associate Garry Atkinson and Geri Lykins of Procter & Gamble to learn all the details. The one-hour virtual presentation will cover detergent selection, storage, and use as well as chemistry and […]

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  • An Odor-Free Future

    Guest January 12, 2023 AATCC Newsletter

    When you think about technology, do you imagine yoga pants or bath towels? Probably not. But thanks to textile researchers, antimicrobial technologies are poised for a huge positive impact on your wardrobe, the used clothing industry, and the environment. How Are Antimicrobial Technologies Developed and Why Are They Important?   Creating textile treatments that safely […]

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  • A Fresh Spin on Standard Laundry Detergent

    Garry Atkinson January 2, 2023 AATCC Newsletter

    Many people have a favorite detergent based on performance, scent, or even price. For textile testing, other considerations are more important. Whether you are developing a new fabric, integrating electronics, or just checking a production run, standard laundry detergent is a necessity. Order Today AATCC 1993 Standard Reference Powder Detergent WITH Brightener AATCC 1993 Standard […]

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  • AATCC Approves Constitution Changes

    Diana Wyman December 29, 2022 Press Release

    At 101 years old, the American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists (AATCC) is making big changes. Amendments to the AATCC Constitution were approved by the membership on December 23, 2022 and took effect immediately. The amendments were presented in three groups: member categories, Board composition, and procedure. Related Bylaws changes were also approved by […]

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  • AATCC Thanks Outgoing Officers

    Diana Wyman December 27, 2022 Press Release

    AATCC connects the global textile community to empower an innovative, informed, and sustainable future. Committee officers and board members are key to keeping maintaining those strong connections. As 2022 ends, AATCC recognizes those who provided leadership and guidance throughout the year. Special thanks to those who are continuing to another term or taking another leadership […]

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  • Nominations Open for AATCC Awards

    Diana Wyman December 20, 2022 Press Release

    AATCC presents several prestigious awards each year, along with thousands of dollars in honoraria. Some awards were established to recognize outstanding achievers in the textile sciences, whose discoveries influence the world. Others recognize AATCC members for service to the Association that has strengthened and promoted its purpose and mission to the world. Nominate a deserving […]

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  • AATCC Foundation Corporate Scholarship for Full- or Part-Time Studies

    Diana Wyman December 13, 2022 Press Release

    AATCC Foundation supports students studying in any textile-related field. Now, the AATCC Corporate Scholarship supports full- OR part-time students, including adult learners! Apply by March 31 The AATCC Corporate Member Scholarship is a $1,000 scholarship available to AATCC Corporate Member employees and their children. The scholarship recipient also receives a free one-year AATCC student membership! […]

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  • AATCC Research Meeting Highlights

    Diana Wyman December 13, 2022 Press Release

    AATCC recently hosted hybrid Interest Group and Research Committee Meetings online and at the AATCC Technical Center in Research Triangle Park, NC, USA. Administrative meetings were held remotely in October. Interest Groups started off the week with a series of speakers on Monday afternoon. The presentations were recorded and are available to AATCC members at […]

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  • Digital Versus Screen Printing: How do I make a cost comparison?

    Guest December 9, 2022 AATCC Blog

      by Abdul Rahim Chughtai, CEO, Rainbow Inks (Pvt) Ltd. Digital Textile Printing: Parameters & Market The world is undergoing fast-paced technological advancement in every field. In the textile industry, digital printing technology is making a room for itself which runs on the same CMYK method as the paper printers. However, some resistance by the […]

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  • AATCC 2023 Summit Dates Announced

    Diana Wyman December 7, 2022 Press Release

    The 2023 AATCC Textile Discovery Summit is returning to Greenville, SC! Join colleagues September 12-14 for all the presentations, breakout sessions, awards, exhibits, competitions, and networking. The event will include a special session on personal protective equipment (PPE) innovation, featuring researchers from the NC170 group with projects sponsored by the US Department of Agriculture. Save […]

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