AFFOA Partners with National Family, Consumer Sciences Education leaders

The Advanced Functional Fabrics of America (AFFOA) Manufacturing Innovation Institute is partnering with the leadership of Family and Consumer Sciences (FCS) programs across the United States to ensure that the FCS textile curriculum is recognized as a valuable entry point to STEM-based careers in advanced functional fabrics. AFFOA's Education and Workforce Development (EWD) Team envisions a world [...]

By |2023-06-30T10:40:58-05:00June 30, 2023|

Michelle Farrington new CTO of AFFOA

Advanced Functional Fabrics of America, Inc. (AFFOA), a non-profit public-private partnership focused on invigorating the American textile industry, has announced the promotion of Michelle Farrington to Chief Technology Officer (CTO). In this new role as CTO, Farrington will be leading AFFOA’s integrated technology development team, with responsibilities spanning business development, program management, and engineering. She [...]

By |2022-08-24T13:42:41-05:00August 24, 2022|

Virtual Expo 2020 advanced textiles education begins

The Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) opened the advanced textiles education sessions of Virtual Expo 2020 with a presentation by Dr. Sasha Stolyarov, CEO, Advanced Functional Fabrics of America (AFFOA). His presentation, “The Development of Advanced Functional Fibers and Fabrics” outlined the progress made in AFFOA’s mission to “rekindle the domestic textiles industry” with its coordinated [...]

By |2020-11-03T20:13:27-06:00November 3, 2020|
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