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Hohenstein’s Dr Sam Moore to present at AATCC Antibacterial and Odour Conference

Dr Moore will present Hohenstein’s approach to assessing antimicrobial treatments in controlling the bacteria that cause odours in textile materials.

11th September 2015

Innovation in Textiles
 |  Burlington, NC

Sustainable, Medical/Hygiene, Clothing/​Footwear

Dr Moore’s presentation, entitled Systematic Testing for Effectiveness of Antimicrobial Agents on Textiles for Odor Control, will be made during the Session V: Test Methods and Regulations, which takes place on 17 September.

Advocate for sustainability

Dr Moore is the Managing Director of Hohenstein Institute America headquartered in Burlington, NC. Dr Moore is a textile chemist by training and has been a vocal advocate of environmentally responsible textile chemistry throughout his long career in the industry.

He has worked on various boards and environmental task forces and has taught sustainable enterprise at several universities including Elon University and York University in Toronto. Dr Moore currently serves as Adjunct Associate Professor in the Department of Textile and Apparel Technology and Management (TATM) in North Carolina State University's world-renowned College of Textiles.

He has published widely on the textile industry’s impact on society and the environment and is currently working on driving sustainable chemistry throughout the textile industry.

Antimicrobial treatments

The Hohenstein Institute is a worldwide leader in research, testing and certification, including evaluating the effectiveness of odour control agents on textile materials. One important type of chemistry used for this application is antimicrobial agents.

Dr Moore will present Hohenstein’s approach to assessing antimicrobial treatments in controlling the bacteria that cause odours in textile materials including the treatments’ effectiveness, safety, and durability.

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