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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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UV-C disinfection in commercial laundries: benefits and risks

UV-C disinfection is a technology that has been used for decades to remove bacteria from water, surfaces and air. Its good biological effectiveness against bacteria, fungi, yeasts and viruses is well proven – but the risks to humans are also well ... 

Topic area: Textile care and -service | 727-EN

Skin-friendly lace
Tianhai Lace awarded Skin Friendly declaration for lace collection for intimate apparel

The new lace collection for intimate apparel from the Chinese lace manufacturer Tianhai Lace has been endorsed by the Hohenstein Institute. We carried out our skin compatibility test on randomly selected samples from the collection to confirm that ... 

Topic area: Hygiene, Environment & Medicine | 726-EN

Passion for Textiles – From an Idea to a Market Success
The Hohenstein Group at Techtextil/Texprocess 2017 – Trade Show Booth in Hall 3.1, B21

The Hohenstein Group is bringing its newly designed booth to this year’s Techtextil/Texprocess trade show in Frankfurt at hall 3.1, B21 from 9 to 12 May 2017. Exhibits on the subject of the biodegradation of textiles will be one of the key focuses ... 

Topic area: Events | 725-EN

The problems and challenges of cup sizes
Research project provides new data on breast volume to optimise cup sizes

Over 35 million women and girls in Germany wear a bra every day. This huge market volume alone shows why it is especially important for the manufacturers of foundation garments and cup-based clothing to design products that fit reliably. However, ... 

Topic area: Functional textiles, Fit and Workmanship of Clothing | 724-EN

More certainty and confidence when buying furnishings
Heimtextil 2017: OEKO-TEX® successfully presents product portfolio

From the 10th to the 13th of January, the International OEKO-TEX® Association successfully presented products at Heimtextil Frankfurt, the popular leading trade fair for home and contract textiles. The fair highlighted the following: For suppliers ... 

Topic area: OEKO-TEX® | 2242-EN