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Hohenstein has conducted the first measurement series on babies and toddlers. The database will aid the pattern development and fit assessment that is especially challenging for children's clothing.
New standard DIN SPEC 4872 assesses fiber release, biodegradation and ecotoxicity of textiles
In April 2023, OEKO-TEX® will officially launch its new ORGANIC COTTON label. Two pilot customers have already been successfully certified: the Indian textile supplier Milan Group and the Turkish cotton producer Akasya.
At the start of the year, OEKO-TEX® updated their existing guidelines as well as the valid test criteria and limit values for their certifications and services. Following a transition period, all new regulations will come into effect on April 1st, 2023.
On December 14, 2022, Hohenstein issued the first certification for OEKO-TEX® RESPONSIBLE BUSINESS to Weitblick GmbH & Co. KG. The certification was introduced by OEKO-TEX® in November 2022 and supports companies in the textile and leather industry in the implementation of human rights and…
Starting in the first quarter of 2023, the new textile laboratory in the Pudong District industrial park of Shanghai, China will supplement the Hong Kong lab capacity with testing and on-site inspection services.
Outdoor shoe brand LOWA and Hohenstein partnered for safer shoes. LOWA's "LADY LIGHT GTX" has been certified to OEKO-TEX® LEATHER STANDARD.
The HSV fan store is getting more sustainable: The Hamburg football club's fan shirts are now certified with the OEKO-TEX® MADE IN GREEN label.
Hohenstein’s 1.3 million Euro investment AI technology startup, Sizekick will enable accurate decisions on apparel size, improving online shopping experiences, reducing returns and preventing the associated CO2 emissions.
Hohenstein celebrated the opening of a second testing laboratory in Gurugram, India. The new addition to Hohenstein’s expanding lab network will focus on physical, colorfastness and restricted substance testing of leather, footwear and personal protective equipment (PPE).