ABOUT US

OEKO-TEX® is an international association for research and testing in the field of textile and leather ecology. Hohenstein is the part of this association and the world’s leading provider of textile and textile related testing and innovation services. The name Hohenstein has established itself internationally as a clever and smart brand. It is one of the initiator of OEKO-TEX® association. The first and foremost work involves testing and certification of textiles. The Hohenstein Institute was established at Bönnigheim, Germany in 1946. Hohenstein Institute Bangladesh has been certifying textile industries in Bangladesh by the motive to ensure ecologically safe textile industries. It was founded by Mr. Md. Kamruzzaman Kamrul (Regional Chief Advisor – South-East Asia). Hohenstein Institute of Eight countries in South-East Asia are run by his instructions. Hohenstein Institute Bangladesh certifies textile industries including ready made garments, accessories & leather industries in Bangladesh. Currently following categories of certificates are provided by Hohenstein Institute Bangladesh:

The Hohenstein Institute is one of the two founding members of the International OEKO-TEX® Association.

Since 1992, Hohenstein has offered targeted support for companies of the textile industry on the basis of their independent certifications and services to implement more sustainability and product responsibility along the worldwide textile value chain.

At the moment, we can offer you the following OEKO-TEX® services and certifications:

The STANDARD 100 by OEKO-TEX is an independent testing and certification system for textile raw materials, intermediate, and end products at all stages of production.

The LEATHER STANDARD by OEKO-TEX® is an independent certification system for leather and leather articles of all levels of production tested for harmful substances.

STeP ("Sustainable Textile Production") by OEKO-TEX® is an independent certification system for brands, retail companies and manufacturers from the textile chain who want to analyse, certify and optimise their production facilities with respect to sustainable and socially responsible manufacturing conditions.

ECO PASSPORT by OEKO-TEX® is a third-party certification by which textile chemical suppliers demonstrate that their products can be used in a sustainable textile production.

Upon request, we will be happy to issue extensive information regarding the certification procedure, e. g. the certification program, rights and obligations, as well as information about the procedure on handling complaints and objections.

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