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Q-Lab’s Smrithi Kumar to Chair AATCC Lightfastness & Weathering RA 50 Committee

Posted: 11/21/2012

Q-Lab, the worldwide leader in accelerated weathering equipment and outdoor exposure test services, is pleased to announce that Mr. Smrithi Kumar was recently elected to the position of Chairman for the AATCC’s Lightfastness and Weathering RA 50 Committee. 

Mr. Kumar has worked on the committee for several years and has been an International Sales Manager with Q-Lab for the past decade.  He was unanimously accepted to lead the group at AATCC’s May 2012 meeting, and leadership was transferred in November. 

Mr.Kumar is also involved in various other lightfastness committees responsible for textile testing.  He currently serves as the US expert in the lightfastness committee within ISO, allowing him to use his expertise to help the textile industry worldwide. 

Smrithi regularly gives technical presentations about lightfastness and weathering throughout the world. 

Q-Lab manufactures and sells affordable, easy-to-use and low-maintenance weathering, light stability and corrosion test equipment. Q-Lab is also a leader in outdoor exposure testing, and offers customized, contract accelerated lab testing in both Europe and the United States. 

Discover more information on Q-Lab’s industry-leading accelerated weathering testers and contract testing services by contacting, or through their greatly expanded website at

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