World Views: Report from ATNT-2009 India: Developments to watch in nonwovens and technical textiles

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Abstract

Advances in Textiles, Machinery, Nonwovens and Technical Textiles (ATNT) 2009 which was held in South India at the Bannari Amman Institute of Technology (BIT) on the BIT campus in Sathyamangalam witnessed huge participation from the textile industry. Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas, has been actively engaging with India since 2004, providing an international platform to present the latest research, and sharing technical and marketing ideas by conducting an annual international conference ATNT. ATNT 2009 was supported by IFAI, INDA, the Nonwovens Engineers and Technologists Division of TAPPI, the Plains Cotton Growers of Lubbock, Texas, the Society of Dyers and Colourists, India, The Textile Institute, the UK, The Southern India Mill Owners Association, Coimbatore, India, and the Tiruppur Exporters Association, India. Twenty-five technical sessions and a record number of 140 papers were presented over the three days. ATNT 2009 provided a platform for the international academic and business communities to learn about the current situation and future potential for investments in India.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)59-63
Number of pages5
JournalSpecialty Fabrics Review
Volume95
Issue number3
StatePublished - Mar 2010

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