At AATCC (American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists), we are at the forefront of advancing the textile industry through rigorous testing standards, cutting-edge research, and a commitment to excellence. For over a century, we have been the trusted source for textile professionals worldwide, ensuring that textile products meet the highest standards of quality, performance, and sustainability.
Our mission is to empower the textile industry with knowledge, expertise, and innovation. We develop and publish comprehensive testing standards and methods that serve as the benchmark for assessing the quality and durability of textiles. These standards cover vital aspects such as colorfastness, dyeing, finishing, and fiber analysis, providing a strong foundation for textile professionals to create products that stand the test of time.
Education and Research
Education is at the heart of what we do. AATCC provides a platform for textile professionals to expand their knowledge through workshops, courses, webinars, and conferences. Our commitment to research and innovation is unwavering, as we continually explore emerging trends, materials, and technologies, ensuring our members stay at the forefront of the industry.
We foster a vibrant global community of textile scientists, engineers, and professionals. AATCC members have access to a wealth of resources and networking opportunities, allowing them to exchange ideas, collaborate on projects, and stay connected with the ever-evolving textile landscape.