AATCC Acquires CITDA Assets

The American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists (AATCC), Research Triangle Park, N.C.,
has acquired selected assets of the Charlotte-based Computer-Integrated Textile Design Association
(CItdA). The assets include the CItdA name, logos, members list, website and CItdA Student
Scholarship Competition.

According to AATCC, the CItdA assets will enhance its ability to offer new programs and
activities through its Concept 2 Consumer interest group, which offers publications and events, and
conducts specific projects of importance to textile designers and manufacturers.

September 2005