Why Hohenstein?

Hohenstein is a reliable, globally recognized partner that supports you at every stage for technical reliability, validated quality and rapid product launches – wherever you need us.

We test for real-life situations, not just new and unused conditions.

  • Introduce products to market faster through coordination between the lab and the certification authority
  • Optimize processes and improve product quality and safety through customized and standardized testing and certification programs
  • Reduce liability risk with documented, independent testing
  • Get the latest information based on our active involvement in current market trends and standardization committees

Made to measure. Always a good fit.

Our testing is never just off the rack.

From standalone testing to checking entire processes, we tailor the depth and breadth of testing to your individual needs.

Legal Protection

Stay on the safe side.

Detailed testing of key parameters according to applicable regulations. Safeguard product compliance and stay up to date, worldwide.

Quality Communication

Validate claims.

Testing for requirements that go beyond laws to meet industry standards, NGO scrutiny or customer demands.


Prove competitive advantage.

Validate product claims with objective, independent proof.

Quality testing makes all the difference.

Our testing determines compliance with legal requirements, standards, international specifications and internal quality guidelines.


Determining the qualitative and quantitative attributes of yarns and fabrics to identify materials in accordance with EU textile labeling directives (using microscope, mechanical and chemical testing).

Testing outside the box.

Hohenstein sets industry standards for textile innovation and offers a comprehensive range of product development services based on cutting-edge research.

Textile Care

Testing and certification of products and processes used in domestic and industrial textile laundering.


Development and testing garment fit including 3D/4D scanning, 3D visualization and pattern-making.


Testing and certification of health related issues, including hygiene, harmful substances and UV protection.

Sustainable commitment.

Practical solutions for responsible action along the textile chain, including research, testing and certification.

Neutral assurance.

Third-party inspections and audits at various stages of production to ensure consistent material and product quality.

Persuasive selling points.

Quick identification for tested quality.

The Hohenstein Quality Label.


Credible, 3rd party claim support for products with tested high quality and performance properties.


Consistent results. Worldwide.

We guarantee consistently high standards across all our laboratories.

  • Standardized global results through systematic internal comparisons with the headquarters lab in Germany
  • ISO17025 accreditation across all laboratories
  • Experts in each lab to interpret and explain test results
  • Collaborative global and local teams at your service

Global labs.


Schlosssteige 1
74357 Bönningheim
+49 7143 271-898


GK Tower, Plot No-33
Udyog Vihar, Phase - IV
Gurugram, Haryana 12215
+91 124 6438 500


122/1 Love Road Tejgaon
Industrial Area Dhaka 1208
+880 9611 004 102

Hong Kong

Units 101 - 106, 1/F, Biotech Centre 1
No. 9, Science Park West Avenue
Hong Kong Science Park Shatin
Hong Kong
+852 3191 5800


So is Hohenstein.
We work with any application where textiles interact with humans and the environment.

Ben Mead
Managing Director
Hohenstein Institute America