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Oronasal (community) masks are mandatory in many communities to help contain the coronavirus. To be effective, community masks must meet legal and functional requirements. Testing services provider and research partner Hohenstein developed the Hohenstein Quality Label for Tested Community Masks to…
Hohenstein has completed the development of its new method for analyzing microfiber shedding from textiles. Using dynamic image analysis, the method quantifies shedding behavior and reveals previously unattainable data with practical implications for material development throughout the supply chain.
Hohenstein has earned accreditation to test cotton for genetically modified organisms (GMOs) according to a new protocol that forms the basis of the Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) Version 6.0, set for release in March 2020. Hohenstein is one of only a few institutes worldwide to qualify.
Levi Strauss & Co. (LS&Co.) and Hohenstein announced a collaboration to utilize the ECO PASSPORT by OEKO-TEX® certification system in the LS&Co. supply chain.
Ideax Labels and Accessories Private Limited have been awarded the LEATHER STANDARD by OEKO-TEX® certification, a milestone for the India's leather industry.
Hohenstein’s new 4D body scanner will be used in a series of research projects. Each project aims to advance knowledge and processes throughout the apparel industry.
New York based textile manufacturer WestPoint Home achieved STeP by OEKO-TEX® certification for sustainable and responsible textile production in the United States.
In June 2019 the IntWash research project, led by Hohenstein, began focusing on the opportunities and challenges of intelligent laundries. The establishment of Industry 4.0 concepts in laundries will be promoted through Hohenstein's research network, targeted marketing measures and international…
The 2019 published DIN SPEC 60015 “Quantitative measurement of the evaporative heat loss of smart textile materials for work, sports / outdoor and leisure” defines the measuring procedure and requirements for textiles and clothing that claim to have a cooling effect.