AATCC: Textile, Apparel, & Materials Professionals
American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists (AATCC) is a professional association serving textile professionals since 1921. Today, the association provides test method development, quality control materials, education, professional networking for a global audience, and publishes industry related content and research. AATCC has thousands of individual and corporate members in more than 60 countries world wide and is internationally recognized for its standard methods of testing fibers and fabrics to measure and evaluate performance characteristics. New and updated test methods are published annually in the AATCC Technical Manual.