Proper textile care is crucial for long-term attractiveness, functionality and service life.

Hohenstein researches products and processes.

Textile care expertise.

Product Development

We test textiles, clothing and personal protective equipment for servicing by industrial laundries to verify suitability for rental.

Industrial Laundries

Our advice is based on our research in optimizing operating processes, ecological testing (e.g. wastewater analysis) and efficient hygiene management.

Hohenstein Hygienically Clean certification verifies technical and hygienic processes on site. 

Household Laundry

Hohenstein helps raw material and detergent manufacturers, retailers, and consumer organizations check the performance of cleaning agents through customized comparative tests focusing on consumer and practice-relevant test methods. Naturally soiled domestic linen is used to support product claims.

Industrial Laundries

Quality assurance in industrial laundries.

Be compliant
Domestic Textile Care

Comparative product tests for efficient and gentle domestic textile care.

Ensure washability
Leasing Suitability

Neutral evaluation of textiles and clothing for leasing.

Ensure durability

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Clean Reinforcements

Market Specific.

Different applications require tailored solutions.

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Ben Mead
Managing Director
Hohenstein Institute America