Press releases

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.

We can be contacted as follows:

USA / Canada: Germany and other Countries:
Casey Strauch
c.strauch@hohenstein.com Phone: +1 612-239-8830
Alina Bartels
presse@hohenstein.de Telefon: +49 7143-271-515
Type of media
Press release
Press images
Full text search
Language
Topic area
Publication
24/05/2017

Dr. Timo Hammer is the new director of the WKI
A natural scientist and Business Administration graduate at the head of the Hohenstein Institute for Hygiene, Environment and Medicine

Since 01.04.2017 there has been a new man at the head of the William-Küster Institute (WKI) for Hygiene, Environment and Medicine – otherwise known as the Institute for Life Science at Hohenstein's Research and Service Centre.  
More...

Topic area: Hygiene, Environment & Medicine | 736-EN
15/05/2017

Hohenstein Group establishes the Hohenstein Health Center

With effect from 1 May 2017, the Hohenstein Institute has set up a new centre for textile public health as part of its group of companies in Boennigheim. The Hohenstein Health Center will concentrate specifically on medical textiles, i.e. clothing, ... 
More...

Topic area: General | 735-EN
12/04/2017

Hohenstein Webinar: Science vs. Fiction - Verifying the Cooling Power of Performance Fabrics

Dr. Jan Beringer will focus on the science behind cooling effects and the methods to quantify the cooling power of performance fabrics including WATson, Hohenstein’s proprietary technology that accurately measures a fabric’s claimed evaporative heat ... 
More...

Topic area: Functional textiles, Events | 732-EN
06/04/2017

STANDARD 100 by OEKO-TEX® test criteria 2017
New regulations come into force on 1 April

Following the end of the usual three-month transition period, the test criteria and limit values of the STANDARD 100 by OEKO-TEX® published at the start of the year have now finally come into force on 1 April 2017.  
More...

Topic area: OEKO-TEX® | 2244-EN
16/03/2017

Hohenstein Webinar: “The Components of Comfortable Clothing - The Science behind Thermophysiological and Skin Sensorial Comfort”
Dr. Jan Beringer will present an online seminar discussing the important characteristics of textiles and clothing that contribute to comfort.

Hohenstein’s Dr. Jan Beringer will present an online seminar discussing the important characteristics of textiles and clothing that contribute to comfort. The webinar will be held on Wednesday, March 29 at 12:00 Noon EST.  
More...

Topic area: Wearing and sleep comfort | 728-EN