• Register Online for 2022 AATCC Proficiency Testing Programs

    Erika Simmons October 15, 2021 Press Release

    Register Online for 2022 AATCC Proficiency Testing Programs Labs may now register online for all 2022 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. PTPs […]

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  • Last Chance for Research Grants

    Debra Hibbard October 8, 2021 Press Release

    Last Chance for Research Grants AATCC Foundation Student Research Support Grants provide funding for undergraduate and graduate research on textile-related projects. Applications are due October 15, 2021, for 2022 funding. Recipients will be announced in December and funds paid to recipients’ schools in January. Apply by October 15 at https://aatcc.org/aatcc-grants/research/. Each applicant may apply for […]

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  • Time Capsule Celebrates Local and Global Textiles

    Diana Wyman October 6, 2021 Press Release

    Time Capsule Celebrates Local and Global Textiles All are welcome to attend the burial of a time capsule at the AATCC Technical Center in Research Triangle Park, NC, USA on November 19, 2021. The capsule will contain items relevant to the modern global textile industry and be reopened in 50 years. A time capsule buried […]

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  • Mask Up

    Erika Simmons October 6, 2021 AATCC Newsletter

    As the world wrestles with COVID-19, including its variants, face coverings continue to be a useful tool to slow the progression. The last two years have seen companies enter and then subsequently exit the face covering market. Manufacturers have adjusted their supply chains to accommodate the demand. In addition to their primary function, face coverings […]

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  • Learn and Connect at AATCC Committee Meetings

    Erika Simmons October 4, 2021 AATCC Newsletter

    Learn and Connect at AATCC Committee Meetings AATCC research committee meetings are always a valuable opportunity for textile industry stakeholders to influence the future of testing, standards, and more. The meetings are open to all and there is no fee to attend in person or virtually. Research committees develop and maintain the standards used around […]

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  • Repurposed Textiles: Are Leftover Fabrics the Key to Sustainable Fashion?

    Guest September 28, 2021 AATCC Newsletter

    Repurposed Textiles: Are Leftover Fabrics the Key to Sustainable Fashion? By Nicola Davies In a single year, the fashion industry generates a whopping 13 million tons of fabric waste. That means approximately 64% of the world’s garment production ends up dumped in landfills, where it will take the next 200 years to decompose. Another 15% […]

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  • “Wanderlust” 2022 AATCC Student Merchandising Competition

    Maria Thiry September 14, 2021 Press Release

    News Release: For Immediate Release   AATCC Announces 2022 “Wanderlust” Student Merchandising Competition RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., USA, September 14, 2021—AATCC invites students to showcase their merchandising and marketing talents to win cash and recognition by participating in the 2022 Concept 2 Consumer® Student Merchandising Competition. This year’s theme asks students to merchandise a sustainable travel […]

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  • AATCC Announces 2022 “Wanderlust” Student Design Competition

    Maria Thiry September 10, 2021 Press Release

    News Release For Immediate Release   AATCC Announces 2022 “Wanderlust” Student Design Competition RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., USA, September 13, 2021—AATCC invites students to showcase their design talents to win cash and recognition by participating in the 2022 Concept 2 Consumer® Student Design Competition. This year’s theme asks students to design a sustainable travel wear line […]

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  • Consumers, Apparel, and Sustainability

    Guest September 10, 2021 AATCC Newsletter

    By James W. Krueger, Head of Brand Solution at Sanitized AG Defining Sustainability The last 18 months have revealed how fragile and yet how resilient the economies of the world can be. The economic impact of a global pandemic has helped reinforce the revised definition of sustainability. The term sustainability was synonymous with environmentalism in […]

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  • AATCC Committee Meetings: Connect, Meet, Attend

    Erika Simmons September 7, 2021 AATCC Newsletter

    AATCC Committees provide the helping hands, hearts, and minds that bring textile industry standards to life.  Each year, AATCC committees provide groundbreaking standards and conferences that fill urgent gaps in the industry. More than 40 AATCC committees will meet this fall to develop test methods, conferences, and other educational programs or publications. When you connect […]

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  • Cotton: The New Generation

    Guest August 27, 2021 AATCC Newsletter

    By Kim Anderson Cotton has always been the workhorse of fibers, making it one of the best choices for denim. It has also made an appearance on the finer side of fabrics—showing up in high end garments adorned with satin stitches, sequins, and embroidery. However, cotton has had to combat specific drawbacks that have made […]

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  • AATCC Method Quantifies Fiber Shedding

    Erika Simmons August 17, 2021 AATCC Newsletter

    AATCC TM212-2021, Test Method for Fiber Fragment Release During Home Laundering, provides a standardized method for quantifying fiber fragment shedding in the ongoing challenge to combat aquatic pollution. These fragments are sometimes referred to as “microfibers” or “microplastics.” AATCC TM212 was developed to provide a means to determine the mass of fiber fragments released in […]

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