The United States-based American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists (AATCC) has
partnered with India-based TecniTex Nonwovens Pvt. Ltd. to host an international conference Oct.
1-2, 2013. The conference, “Advances in Fibers, Finishes, Technical Textiles and Nonwovens,” will
focus on technical textiles, nonwovens, composites, functional finishes, sustainability, testing
and quality control, and advancements in fiber to fashion. Members of the global textile industry
will have the chance to hear oral presentations and to view tabletop exhibits and poster
Conference cochairmen Peter J. Hauser, Ph.D., AATCC President, and Seshadri Ramkumar, Ph.D.,
chairman of AATCC’s Materials Interest Group, will work with conference coordinator Mallyah
Marimuthu, executive director of TecniTex Nonwovens, to organize the event.
“AATCC is pleased to join with TecniTex Nonwovens in presenting this international
conference,” said Hauser. “The textile supply chain is truly global in scope and the conference
offers an exciting opportunity for textile professionals to network with suppliers and customers
from around the world.”
“This international conference will provide new marketing opportunities for international
players and hopefully will lead to joint ventures and investment opportunities for multi-national
companies in India, as India is an emerging economy with sound governance,” added Ramkumar.