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Below you can find press releases on research projects and services offered by the Hohenstein Institute. Through the support of a wide range of other institutions throughout the textile manufacturing chain, we can support you in your research work and beyond and provide you with the details of experts for interview and specialist authors.

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The ECO PASSPORT by OEKO-TEX® certification of textile chemicals

As an accredited test laboratory with over 1.000 staff worldwide, Hohenstein belongs to one of 18 institutes run by the OEKO-Tex® Association and specialises in testing for toxic substances in textile products and textile components. Established two ... 

Topic area: OEKO-TEX® | 791-EN

Trendy children’s clothing without a guilty conscience

At the leading international trade fair Kind + Jugend held in Cologne from 20 to 23 September 2018, OEKO-TEX® will show how transparency, product stewardship and trust go hand-in-hand when parents shop for textiles. The findings of the ... 

Topic area: OEKO-TEX® | 2263-EN

ZDHC Recognizes ECO PASSPORT by OEKO-TEX® as a LEVEL 3 Indicator of ZDHC MRSL Conformance

OEKO-TEX® announces that its ECO PASSPORT certification has been recognized as a LEVEL 3 ZDHC MRSL Conformance Indicator for the ZDHC Roadmap To Zero Programme. The ZDHC organization’s Manufacturing Restricted Substances List (ZDHC MRSL) is ... 

Topic area: OEKO-TEX® | 2262-EN

International Standards with German Expertise
Hohenstein opens a Textile Testing Laboratory in Bangladesh

Hohenstein is expanding its worldwide services with a new laboratory in Dhaka, Bangladesh. On 28 July 2018, the laboratory will be officially opened by Professor Stefan Mecheels, who is the third generation to lead the family-run company. 

Topic area: General | 789-EN

80 years and still going strong!
An important anniversary for the Quality Certification Mark for Professional Textile Services

People who are 80 years old are often said to have reached old age. This is far from the case for the Quality Certification Mark for Professional Textile Services: it can look back over 80 successful years and has not lost any of its edge during ... 

Topic area: Textile care and -service | 787-EN