By joining AATCC, you become a part of 100 years of tradition and a modern network of textile professionals. With membership, you receive a number of benefits.
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Local sections allow you to make contacts and share resources in your area. Student chapters hold meetings and events at colleges and universities.
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Interest groups help you connect with like-minded professionals. Participate in one, two, or all three. There is no additional fee to join these groups.
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Research, Technology, and Administrative Committees
Stay on top of test method development and other AATCC activities. Everyone is welcome to share opinions and expertise. Individual members may vote on committee ballots.
The Association’s award-winning flagship magazine covering textile design, processing, testing, and materials. (Developing Nations members receive electronic version only.)
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AATCC Journal of Research
The Association’s online-only peer-reviewed journal, covering advanced materials, textile chemistry, and testing.
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Emailed newsletter includes original features, test method development news, and information about upcoming events. Free subscriptions also available for nonmembers.
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Member Search Directory
Find potential customers, vendors, employers, or consultants. Search by job function, company, or location.
AATCC Textile JobSite
Search for textile, apparel, and related industry positions online. Updated frequently!
The best online resource for testing supplies, dyes & chemicals, equipment, consultants, and more. Searchable by anyone, any time.
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Join members and other interested individuals online. Make contacts and stay informed. There are also specialized sub-groups for several topics of interest.
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Textile Technology Complete hosted by EBSCO
A searchable database of every article published by AATCC since 1969. PLUS archives of most textile and related literature published around the world, either full-text or abstract. All searchable by keyword, title, author, publication date, and more.
Members pay up to 30% less for AATCC digital labs, workshops, and conferences. Students may attend most AATCC conferences for free! (Students pay a nominal fee for optional meals and receptions.)
Significant discounts on the AATCC Manual of International Test Methods and Procedures, individual standards, and other AATCC publications.
Individual membership is for all professionals in the industry.
• US $135/year
Ask us about a complimentary Individual membership through AATCC Corporate membership!
Prepay for two or three years and save! Available for Individual membership.
• 2 years: US $245 (14% discount)
• 3 years: US $345 (15% discount)
Textile Institute Members
Current members of the Textile Institute get 30% off Individual or Student AATCC membership. Current AATCC members can also join the Textile Institute at a 30% discount. Not available with a multiple year membership.
• Individual TI Members: US $95/year
• Student TI Members: US $24.5/year
50% discount on the current base dues to keep your membership current while between jobs. This option is available for one year.
• Unemployed: US $70/year
Developing Nations (DN)
Those living in selected developing nations may choose a reduced rate membership due to their classification as low-income and lower-middle-income economies by the World Bank Organization. Applies to Individual and Student classifications. Developing Nations members do not receive a print copy of AATCC Review.
• Individual DN: US $70/year
• Student DN: US $10/year
One payment of 15 times the regular annual dues rate makes you an AATCC member for life. Same benefits as a Individual (Professional Membership).
• Life: US $2,025
Local Section Officers
A 50% membership discount is available to Section Officers—two discounts per section; one for the Chair, one for another Section Officer as designated by the Chair. AATCC will not offer refunds on memberships already in effect — at renewal time, a current membership can be extended another year at the 50% rate. The Section Officers must contact Membership Services annually to designate the individuals eligible for the discount
• US $70/year
Student Chapter Officers
Student Chapter Officers can receive one-year free extension of membership (AATCC will not refund memberships) for every 15 (paying) AATCC Student Members (as of the May 1st membership count). The chapter officers should decide which of them receives the free membership (with approval from the Faculty Advisor). The students are responsible for contacting and alerting Membership Services to claim this benefit.
You may not apply for these classifications. You will be invited by Membership Services when you qualify. If you believe you qualify, but have not yet been invited, please contact Membership Services.
Retired individuals with 30 consecutive years of membership are invited to become Emeritus members.
• Dues are waived.
Individuals who have retired from full-time employment and are either at least 60 years old or an AATCC member for 10 years may qualify for Retired Membership at half the regular annual Individual Dues rate.
• US $70/year