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Back to the future: AATCC to open time capsule from 1964

Posted January 11, 2021


RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. – In 2021, AATCC looks back on the industry and how much it has changed as an association.


At the 100-year anniversary celebration, the association will unveil a much-anticipated and long-awaited time capsule from 1964, and new products will be carefully stowed away and preserved. AATCC is accepting entries for the new time capsule with modern-day textile products from around the world.


All AATCC members and student chapters are invited to take part. Entries must be received by 11:59 p.m. EST on March 1, 2021. Finalists will be notified by April 15, 2021.


Today, and in the future, AATCC represents textile professionals around the world, and throughout the textile supply chain. As the association aims to be inclusive and have all cultures represented, AATCC said it finds that it is important to include textile products that show just how diverse the textile industry is. This new time capsule represents the diverse, interesting, resilient and exciting people and products that make up today's textile world. What would you like to see revealed to the world 100 years from now? 


Entry requirements:


Guidelines on how to enter are available for industry members is availale here.


Each AATCC Student Chapter can complete one entry form. More details for student chapters are available here.

More information on the 2021 AATCC Time Capsule Contest are available in full detail here.


Source: AATCC

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