Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / Bryan Swarn wins AATCC Young Entrepreneur Award
Bryan Swarn wins AATCC Young Entrepreneur Award
07
May '11
Bryan Swarn is the 2010 recipient of the AATCC Young Entrepreneur Award. American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists - AATCC presented the inaugural award at the yearly AATCC International Conference held in Charleston, S.C., USA this past March.

Co-founder of Phenetix Urban Athletic Wear Co., Bryan Swarn was chosen “for his intuition, creativity, leadership, and courage in creating a new generation of products and promoting new opportunities for the textile industry.”

Bryan Swarn started Phenetix while a student of the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech). He was an All-American on the Georgia Tech track and field team. In this role, he understood and appreciated the “importance of durable, light-weight uniforms with great wicking capabilities, range of motion, and quality design.” Georgia Tech's uniforms were not of this caliber, and Swarn told his coach that he could design a uniform “with better quality and fashion-forward designs.”

Phenetix's first uniforms went to Howard University in the spring of 2004, followed by Florida State and Georgia Tech in 2005. Since its inception, Phenetix has grown nationally with several college, high school, and club clients; it has also grown internationally as Phenetix International, “a team of world-class, Olympic caliber track and field athletes, running in our uniforms around the globe.”

Swarn is a 2010 Georgia Tech college of engineering Outstanding Young Alumni Award winner. He participated in the STEM Volunteer Career Program, and is a member of Junior Achievement. Swarn is a four-time College All-American in track and field, a two-time Buddy Fowlkes Competitor Award winner, a five-time ACC Champion, a winner of the Georgia Tech Total Person student-athlete award, ACC Top Six for Service award, and Georgia Tech Captain's Captain Award.

The Young Entrepreneur Award was created to focus on young entrepreneurs (less than 40 years of age), who engage in business or industry based on the objectives of the Association. These objectives include increasing the knowledge of the application of colorants, chemicals, and polymers in the textile industry; encouraging research on textile design, coloration, chemical processes, and materials of importance to the textile industry; and increasing the interchange of professional knowledge among AATCC members.

American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists

Must ReadView All

Textiles | On 22nd Apr 2017

Strong rupee & weak trade to affect textile exporters

Textile and apparel exporters' earnings and EBITDA margins will be...

Textiles | On 22nd Apr 2017

Myntra acquires InLogg

With an aim to strengthen supply chain and logistics, Flipkart-owned...

Textiles | On 22nd Apr 2017

Aditya Birla Group launches new variant Liva Crème

After its successful launch of high quality fabric Liva in 2015,...

Interviews View All

Saket Garg
Garg Corporation

The biggest challenge is lack of skilled workforce and competition from...

Asim Dalal
Indo Count Retail Ventures

Today, there is no other emerging market as India, "we make in India and...

Riddhika Shah
SS Homme

'Worsted wool is the ideal fabric for menswear'

Suresh Patel
Sidwin Fabric

Sidwin Fabric is a manufacturer and exporter of polypropylene textiles and ...

Kerem Durdag
Biovation II LLC

Kerem Durdag, CEO, Biovation II LLC, provides an insight into future...

Ashok Desai
Bombay Textile Research Association

Bombay Textile Research Association (BTRA) is a leading name in textile...

Mike Hoffman
Gildan Activewear SRL

Gildan Activewear, a manufacturer and marketer of branded clothing and...

Ritu Kumar
Label Ritu Kumar

‘Classics will return’ "There are a lot of people wearing western clothes ...

Jay Ramrakhiani
Occasions Elegance Wear

It is believed that by early 19th century, Varanasi weavers had moved away ...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH
April 2017

April 2017

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

SUBSCRIBE


Browse Our Archives

GO


E-News Insight
Subscribe Today and Get the
Latest News Update in Your Mail Box.
Advanced Search