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AATCC Honors Kevin Plank and Under Armour Innovation Team with the Henry E.Millson Award.

By   /  April 5, 2016  /  Technical Textiles / Nonwovens  /  No Comments

North Carolina, United States – AATCC has named Kevin Plank and the Innovation Team at Under Armour as recipients of the Henry E. Millson Award for Invention for the creation and development of moisture-wicking athletic wear based on synthetic microfiber fabrics.

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Whaley Named AATCC’s Young Entrepreneur of the Year.

By   /  March 12, 2016  /  Chemicals & Dyes  /  No Comments

North Carolina, United States – Patrick Whaley, founder and Chief Executive Officer of TITIN, LLC, is the recipient of the AATCC Young Entrepreneur Award. Whaley is recognized for developing a line of fitted, weighted compression athletic apparel

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AATCC Honors Cook with the Olney Medal.

By   /  March 1, 2016  /  Chemicals & Dyes  /  No Comments

North Carolina, United States – Fred L. Cook, known for his wide-ranging contributions to the fields of polymer/textile chemistry applied to sustainable developments in textile/carpet wet processes and novel fiber/materials innovations, is the 2015 recipient of the Olney Medal. The Olney Medal,

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Recycling Plastic Bottles Into Fabric.

By   /  February 9, 2016  /  Fabric, Sustainable / Eco Textiles  /  No Comments

North Carolina, United States – The problem of plastic waste has been gathering momentum for many decades, with a correspondingly negative impact on the environment. In India, over 15,000 metric tonnes (about 16,5000 tons) of plastic waste are generated by 60 cities on a daily basis.

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Innovation: Is Textile 3D Printing the Way Forward?.

By   /  December 2, 2015  /  Chemicals & Dyes  /  No Comments

North Carolina, Untied States – Although additive manufacturing has been around for a while in the shape of 3D knitting, 3D printing, the upstart younger sibling, has struggled to keep up with its big brother. Challenges with finding suitable materials and slow production times has kept it restricted to solid resin objects or sintered metal […]

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AATCC: Meeting Consumer Demand for Freshness in Apparel.

By   /  September 17, 2015  /  Apparel & Fashion, Chemicals & Dyes  /  No Comments

North Carolina, United States – The desire to assert greater control over their personal and family health and wellness has become fully engrained in the lives of today’s consumers. This heightened interest in healthier lifestyles is creating significant opportunities for leading manufacturers of textiles and apparel

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AATCC and SDC Announce Developments of the Colour Index.

By   /  May 2, 2015  /  Chemicals & Dyes  /  No Comments

United States / United Kingdom – AATCC and the (SDC) announced further developments to the Colour Index. This follows a number of new benefits and improvements which were announced early in 2015. The Colour Index is well established as the world’s most authoritative method of dye and pigment classification,

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New Benefits for Colour Index.

By   /  February 10, 2015  /  Chemicals & Dyes  /  No Comments

North Carolina, United States – AATCC and the Society of Dyersand Colourists announced a number of new benefits and improvements to the Colour Index. Colour Index is the world’s most authoritative method of dye and pigment classification, and its ongoing development ensures it remains a vital resource for manufacturers and users. It is jointly published by […]

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AATCC Announces 2015 Concept 2 Consumer® Student Design Contest.

By   /  October 14, 2014  /  Chemicals & Dyes, Other Textile News  /  No Comments

North Carolina, United States – AATCC student members have been invited to showcase their design talents to win cash, prizes, and recognition by participating in the 2015 Hot Technology for Cool Days Concept 2 Consumer® Student Design Competition. The 2015 Hot Technology for Cool Days themed

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Shine On – The Impact of LED Lighting on Apparel.

By   /  October 8, 2014  /  Apparel & Fashion  /  No Comments

North Carolina, United States – One of the most important aspects of a retail store is the lighting. After all, if customers can’t see what you’re selling, you probably won’t sell much! And having great lighting that is well-balanced and is not flickering or glaring makes for a more comfortable shopping experience.

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