Textiles must meet many requirements before they get to market.

Whether international standards, legal regulations or customer specifications, brands, retailers and suppliers need effective ways to manage their efforts and protect their reputations.

The range of textiles on the market is constantly growing.

Consumers and buyers use independent, 3rd-party verified labels and certificates as proof that product claims are true.

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We set standards for tested quality.

Hohenstein certificate holders draw on over seven decades of applied research. We lead industry committees and hold the highest accreditation (CPSC, PPE, RAL, DIN, ISO).  We have also founded several associations with practical solutions for product stewardship.

Reliable, 3rd party certification of products and processes lend our reputation to our partners. The Hohenstein Quality Label, the OEKO-TEX® system® and UV STANDARD 801 help companies ensure - and communicate - the highest quality.

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Hohenstein has a reputation for integrity and a focus on testing for real-use situations.

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Ben Mead
Managing Director
Hohenstein Institute America