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AATCC to host conference for textile colouration
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Jul '17
Courtesy: AATCC
Courtesy: AATCC
AATCC, the Association of Textile, Apparel & Materials Professionals, a leading not-for-profit association serving textile professionals with test method development and quality control materials, is set to host the “Managing Today’s Textile Colouration Challenges: From Fibre to Fashion” conference, on September 13 and 14, 2017, in Charlotte, NC, US.

The program is designed to bring together brands, retailers, mills, and suppliers to hear both sides of the story and work together to understand each other’s challenges and propose effective ideas.

The conference includes sessions on Colour, Performance, and Cost—the Bermuda Triangle for the Brand/Retailer; What Fibres are You Dyeing and How: Best Practices; Modern Colouration Methods and Sustainability; and Emerging Trends and Markets.

Mike Abbott from HanesBrands will talk on “Challenges Faced by a Brand: A 20,000-foot Perspective”’ Bryan Dill from Archroma US Inc. will speak on “Piecing Together the Colour Puzzle-Fashion, Performance, Sustainability”; Mark Ankeny from Cotton Incorporated will talk on the topic “Cotton: Minimising Inputs for Maximum Results”; and “Dyeing Cotton and Cellulosic Fibres – Begin with the End in Mind” will be discussed by Ron Pedemonte, from DyStar LP.

Jay Hertwig from Unifi will be speaking on “Polyester—The Chameleon of the Modern Textile World”; Nelson Houser from M. Dohmen USA will talk on “Dyeing Polyester and Key Polyester Blends”; and Harrie Schoots from Ascend Performance Materials LLC will discuss on the topic “Nylon Overview and Recent Challenges in the Nylon Raw Material Supply Chain”.

Pat Browne from Huntsman will talk on the topic “Dyes and the Dyeing of Polyamide, Select Polyamide Blends, and a Brief Description of Wool Dyeing” and Barry Brady from Organic Dyes and Pigments will speak on “Understanding Dyeing Equipment”.

Chuck Stewart from Eastman Chemical Co. will discuss on “Water, Energy, and Colour in the Dyehouse: Where Does It Go?”; Eric Henry from TS Designs will talk on “Reshoring Apparel in the Carolinas”; Keith Hoover from Under Armour will discuss on “Matching Heather Fabrics—What Could be Easier?”; Allison Bowles from North Carolina State University will talk on “Keys to the Future of Smart Textiles”; Ken Butts from Datacolor will talk on “Ultra-Portable Colour Measurement”; and Jimmy Rowe from Cotton Incorporated will discuss on the topic “Performance Proliferation—The Next Chapter in Apparel”. (GK)

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