• I Remember When: My Top Ten List from the Textile Industry

    Guest March 1, 2024 AATCC Blog

    I Remember When: My Top Ten List from the Textile Industry By Don Carrigan This past June, I reached a milestone in my textile career: I have worked 60 years in the industry (57 years as an AATCC member!) After obtaining a degree in textile chemistry, I started full time employment at Cannon Mills in […]

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  • A Report on ITMA, Milan

    Guest July 28, 2023 AATCC Blog

    By Jitendra Kumar Srivastava, Colortex Industries Pvt. Ltd. And Coraplast Industries       ITMA 2023 has transformed into a comprehensive platform encompassing emerging trends, inventive solutions, fresh insights, and exemplary methodologies. The event’s overarching theme revolves around revolutionizing the textile industry, with four sub-themes falling under this encompassing title: advanced materials, automation and digital […]

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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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  • Student Research Projects Use AATCC Test Methods

    Member June 6, 2022 AATCC Blog

    Several students at the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) Textile Development and Marketing Department (TDM) conducted research projects for the 2022 SUNY (State University of New York) Undergraduate Research Conference (SURC). These students all used AATCC Test Methods in their research projects! Naomi Rodriguez and Stephanie Frantz presented a poster on Denim Colorfastness to Crocking […]

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  • Jan 2022 FIT Student Chapter Update

    Staff January 31, 2022 AATCC Blog

     HAPPY NEW YEAR AATCC CLUB!  After a long winter break, we are about to start our 2022 Spring semester recharged and ready. We have many plans for an interactive semester to get students involved with the rooftop dye garden, meetings with leading textile professionals, and a tentative denim drive. Last semester, we had the privilege of […]

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  • FIT Student Chapter Update

    Staff November 1, 2021 AATCC Blog

    October 2021 Welcome back to this month’s AATCC student officer led newsletter. So many amazing events have happened already this year, from New York Textile month in September, Professor Arya’s presentation to Queen’s College in Canada and Vogue Greece’s Sustainability Conference, the Cotton Incorporated trip to North Carolina and the preparation of FIT’s rooftop dye […]

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  • Successful Scientific Journal Publishing

    Staff October 26, 2021 AATCC Blog

    Successful Scientific Journal Publishing By J. Michael Quante, AATCC Science Editor The Editor-Author relationship is perhaps the most important factor in successful scientific publishing, next to having soundly researched results to publish. A useful analogy is one of the Editor as a gem polisher who brings out the luster and important qualities of the manuscript […]

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  • Cultural Heritage Practices of Recycling – Ritu Jadwani at University of Copenhagen

    Diana Wyman July 19, 2021 AATCC Blog

    Cultural Heritage Practices of Recycling By Ritu Jadwani at University of Copenhagen, Denmark Ritu Jadwani, former professor of Fashion & Sustainability at the University of Delaware in United States, presented at the Old Textiles, New Possibilities conference held by the Centre for Textile Research at the University of Copenhagen in Denmark in June of 2021. […]

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  • AATCC OSU Student Chapter Presents: Down to Earth – The Lookbook!

    Diana Wyman June 18, 2021 AATCC Blog
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  • Spring Semester Welcome

    Diana Wyman March 1, 2021 AATCC Blog

    Welcome Back! Hi guys, Happy New Year! As the Spring semester commences, our officers are working towards new meeting and guest speaker ideas! Some upcoming events are a welcome meeting on Thursday, Feb. 11th from 1-2 and a virtual tour of the MET’s textile conservation department on Feb. 25th from 1-2. SCHOLARSHIPS (deadline is March […]

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  • Student Competition – Back to the Future: AATCC Time Capsule  

    Garry Atkinson January 21, 2021 AATCC Blog

    STUDENT COMPETITION AATCC is accepting entries for a time capsule that features textile and textile-related products from around the world. AATCC Student Chapters can submit their own pieces and one student chapter will have the opportunity to include theirs! In 1964, the Association created a time capsule that represented the American textile industry. This year, […]

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  • The Art of Testing: Water Repellency

    Garry Atkinson January 21, 2021 AATCC Blog

    The Art of Testing: Water Repellency ~ A Visual Guide to Performing AATCC Test Methods (Scroll Down to Visual Guides Below) By Garry Atkinson, AATCC Technical Associate; Featuring illustrations by Garry Atkinson Instructions adapted from AATCC TM 22-2017e Water Repellency: Spray Test About TM22-2017e AATCC TM22 is often used as a quick, low cost way to […]

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