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Light, Weatherfastness Textiles Conference to be held in India.

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November 15, 2010 - International Conference on Textiles - Light and Weatherfastness will be held January 21, 2011 in Mumbai, India and feature international experts providing information on topics of light and weatherfastness. Platform for knowledge and information exchange will support demand for technical and high performance textiles. Prospective attendees include QC managers of textile laboratories, product designers, R/D staff in dyestuff industry, and textile specification developers.

ASTM International - West Conshohocken, PA

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International Conference on Textiles - Light and Weatherfastness to Be Held in Mumbai, India, in January

Press release date: November 11, 2010

W. CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa.-An international conference on Textiles - Light and Weatherfastness, will be held Jan. 21, 2011, in Mumbai, India. Sponsored by ASTM International, Atlas Material Testing Solutions and DyStar, this one-day conference will be held at the India Textile Committee Auditorium. This is the first textile industry conference ASTM has sponsored in India.

The International Conference on Textiles will feature cutting edge information on the topics of light and weatherfastness by international experts, and will provide a platform for knowledge and information exchange that supports the exponential demand for technical and high performance textiles.

Quality control managers of textile laboratories, product designers, research and development staff in the dyestuff industry, commercial test laboratories, and those who develop textile specifications are encouraged to attend the conference.

For information about registration and to view a technical program which includes the list of presenters and presentation titles, visit,

For additional information, contact conference planners Mr. Bruno Bentjerodt, Atlas MTT GmbH, Linsengericht-AltenhaBlau-Germany (phone: +49-0-6051-707-0245;; Mr. Jayakumar Gopalakrishnan, ASTM International, Madras, India (phone: +44-2615-1791;; or Dr. Siva Pariti, DyStar, Navi Mumbai, India (phone: +91-22-6141-9063;

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