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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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  • It’s Time to Invest In Our Clothing: Clothing Repair, Reuse, & Repurposing Are No Longer An Option, But A Necessity

    Guest September 10, 2020 AATCC Blog

    It’s Time to Invest In Our Clothing: Clothing Repair, Reuse, & Repurposing Are No Longer An Option, But A Necessity By Joanne Brasch and Olivia Sullivan   Clothing shouldn’t be disposable, but that is often how it is treated. In 2018, synthetic clothing and other textiles were the 5th most common material thrown out by […]

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  • AATCC Offers Blotting Paper for use with PPE Testing

    Erika Simmons July 7, 2020 AATCC Blog

    News Release For Immediate Release   AATCC Offers Blotting Paper for use with PPE Testing   RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., USA, July 7, 2020—With the rise in production and testing of medical personal protective equipment (PPE), access to correct testing apparatus and materials is critical. AATCC now offers a one-stop shop for impact penetration testing […]

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  • AATCC Corporate Member Blog Series: Response to COVID19 – IPC

    Diana Wyman April 30, 2020 AATCC Blog

    IPC E-Textiles Committee Launches COVID-19 Response Community – Open to All to Engage The IPC D-70 E-Textiles Committee has launched the IPC D-70 E-Textiles Committee COVID-19 Response Community. Read below for full details about this new community. Our first weekly Zoom meeting is open to all, including those from the general textiles industry. IPC has […]

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  • AATCC Corporate Member Blog Series: Response to COVID19 – SGS

    Staff April 22, 2020 AATCC Blog

    LIVE WEBINAR | April 23, 2020 Phase I – Warehoused Goods Management: High Risk of contamination of goods in storage SGS recognizes that as global restrictions are lifted, fashion brands and retailers are eager to reboot business. Manufacturers will be filling up with production and reaching full capacities once business are back to normal, and […]

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  • AATCC Corporate Member Blog Series: Response to COVID19 – The North Face

    Staff April 22, 2020 AATCC Blog

    As a small show of our heartfelt gratitude for their dedication and bravery in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, from April 14, 2020, to Dec. 31, 2020 we will be giving a 50% discount to first responders and healthcare workers in the United States. This discount can be used for the purchase of non-sale items […]

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  • AATCC Corporate Member Blog Series: Response to COVID19 – Defender Repellent Systems

    Staff April 21, 2020 AATCC Blog
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  • AATCC Corporate Member Blog Series: Response to COVID19 – Atlas

    Staff April 21, 2020 AATCC Blog
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