• Innovative Breathable and Sustainable Fabrics

    Maria Thiry July 26, 2021 AATCC Newsletter

    Innovative Breathable and Sustainable Fabrics by Dr. Thanaseelen Rajasakran   Global warming has spawned global “heated” conversations and debates. The threat of climate change and the issue of sustainability affecting lives and livelihoods still does matter. Result: there is immense pressure on a variety of industries in terms of environmental sustainability—escalated by the influence by […]

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  • RESEARCH SUPPORT GRANTS AVAILABLE TO UNDERGRADS AND GRADS STUDYING TEXTILES

    Debra Hibbard July 20, 2021 Foundation Newsletter

    A Call for Research Proposals AATCC Foundation Student Research Support Grants AATCC Foundation Student Research Support Program was established to assist undergraduate and graduate students with research on textile-related projects. The AATCC Foundation Student Research Review Board is currently seeking proposals for research related to test method development, evaluation of textile performance in actual use […]

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  • Form is not a Factor-AATCC Gray Scale Update

    Erika Simmons July 20, 2021 Press Release

    Form is not a Factor-AATCC Gray Scale Product Update The AATCC Gray Scales for Color Change and Gray Scales for Staining have a new base and sleeves. The color chips, size and functionality remain the same. The base and sleeves went from paper to plastic. This change provides a more durable and consistent feel when […]

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  • Georgia Tech Scholars Receive Gavin Family Scholarship!

    Debra Hibbard July 20, 2021 Foundation Newsletter

    The Charles E. Gavin III Family Scholarship is for rising freshmen, sophomores, juniors, or seniors attending Georgia Institute of Technology. It is a matched scholarship, with the Foundation Gavin Scholarship providing $3,000 and the Georgia Institute of Technology providing $3,000, making this a $6,000 scholarship! Gillian R. Brown I am sincerely honored to have been […]

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  • AATCC Foundation Presents the Jasani Family Scholars!

    Debra Hibbard July 20, 2021 Foundation Newsletter

    The Kanti and Hansa Jasani Family Textile Scholarship is a $1,000 scholarship offered to Indian citizens with a student visa or permanent residency, who are attending a university in the US. The student can be an undergraduate or graduate student enrolled in a textile related degree program in the following fields: textile engineering, textile technology, textile […]

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

    Hayley Allred 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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  • Counterfeiting: A Global Fake Out

    Erika Simmons July 8, 2021 AATCC Newsletter

    Counterfeiting: A Global Fake Out By Erika Simmons   Counterfeiting and piracy are global issues. The United States, France, Switzerland, and Germany were most affected by counterfeiting activity in a 2016 study; however, increases were noted in Singapore, Hong Kong, Brazil, China, and other emerging markets. (OECD, 2019) Countries worldwide are impacted by product fakes […]

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  • AATCC Foundation Scholars Pursue Textile Science and Technology

    Debra Hibbard July 8, 2021 Foundation Newsletter

    AATCC Foundation’s Varley Family Textile Technology Scholarship is a $7,500 scholarship that supports students pursuing a textile-related career at Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) or Cornell University.  The Gordon and Marjorie Osborne Scholarship is a $5,000 scholarship that supports students pursuing a career or coursework in textile engineering, textile chemistry, textile science or a related […]

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  • These Foundation Scholars are Fashioning Their Own Futures!

    Debra Hibbard July 8, 2021 Foundation Newsletter

    AATCC Foundation offers scholarships to undergraduates and graduates studying textile apparel, including home fashion design, and textile merchandising, including management and retail programs.   Darsey Family Scholarship:  Mary Ashburn Mann I am from Wilmington, North Carolina. I recently graduated Cum Laude in the spring from North Carolina State University with a BS in Fashion and […]

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  • Gavin Recognizes AATCC’s 100th Anniversary With $100,000 Foundation Donation!

    Debra Hibbard July 1, 2021 Foundation Newsletter

    News Release For Immediate Release   Gavin Recognizes AATCC’s 100th Anniversary With $100,000 Foundation Donation!   RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., USA, July 1, 2021— In recognition of AATCC’s Centennial Year, Charles E. Gavin III recently contributed $100,000 to AATCC Foundation! Gavin’s generous donation fully endowed two graduate fellowships as permanent sources of textile student support, […]

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  • 2021 AATCC Mid-Year Supplement: Little List, Mighty Changes

    Erika Simmons June 29, 2021 Press Release

    2021 AATCC Mid-Year Supplement: Little List, Mighty Changes   The 2021 AATCC Mid-Year Supplement to the AATCC Manual of International Test Methods and Procedures includes four revised, one editorially revised, and two new standards. RA63’s TM35 has been updated to clarify its reference images and align its history section with the AATCC style guide. RA36 […]

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  • From Hot to Cold and Cold to Hot: Fabrics that Work with your Body Temperature

    Guest June 29, 2021 AATCC Newsletter

    From Hot to Cold and Cold to Hot: Fabrics that Work with your Body Temperature  By Dr. Nicola Davies   Clothing is traditionally categorized by seasons—thick insulating jackets for winter and absorbent cottons during the hot summer. However, recent advances in temperature-sensitive textiles may blur some of the traditional lines dividing consumer garments. Today, textile […]

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