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Hohenstein has joined forces with digital size pioneer, Presize. The partnership empowers online retailers to automatically recommend appropriate garment sizes.
Hohenstein Joins Texbase Connect
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General
Cloud-based data management platform, Texbase, announces collaboration with the global textile testing partner, Hohenstein. As a Texbase Lab Connect partner, Hohenstein customers can collaborate, send test requests and receive test reports within Texbase Connect.
Hohenstein has established a quality label for tested pet supplies to ensure product safety, quality and durability of pet blankets, beds, toys and other products.
Health monitoring SmartTex shirt
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Performance
Hohenstein is on the DLR's WICO2 team creating sensor-integrated garments to record & transmit physiological data from astronauts to Earth. The technology will be applicable to sports and medical applications.
New method quantifies GMOs for organic cotton
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Sustainability
Hohenstein developed a new quantification method specifically for genetically modified cotton. One of the first labs with this ability, Hohenstein uses DNA analysis to identify known genetic modifications and calculate their percentage in organic cotton.
New European Medical Device Regulation affects textile devices
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Life Science / Health
The new EU Medical Device Regulation (MDR) comes into effect after a four-year transition period on May 26, 2021. The MDR replaces the Medical Devices Directive (93/42/EEC) and the Active Implantable Medical Devices Directive (90/385/EEC). Many Hohenstein test methods form the foundation for…
Hohenstein will help create libraries of accurately digitized materials with a physical swatch book add on. The material parameters, based on Hohenstein’s universal translator approach, include data needed for consistent simulation across digital design platforms. The optional swatch book specifies…
The textile testing service provider Hohenstein is one of 14 laboratories in the world that carries out accredited testing of textiles for genetically modified organisms (GMO) in accordance with the ISO/IWA 32:2019 protocol.
Textile testing provider Hohenstein has been authorized to verify compliance for the Green Button, a German government certification for sustainable textiles. Now, in addition to certification for MADE IN GREEN by OEKO-TEX®, a qualifier for the Green Button, Hohenstein certifies for the 46 Green…
Hohenstein celebrates 75 years
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General
Textile testing and research partner Hohenstein has reason to celebrate: this year marks the company’s 75th anniversary.
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Hohenstein Institute America