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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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OEKO-TEX® Discusses Sustainability and Millennials at Heimtextil
Does Your Marketing Message Build Confidence with Millennials? <br/>Wednesday, January 11, 2017, 4:00-4:30 PM, Hall 8 in the Green Village

Millennials, or young adults born between 1981 and 1997, are the largest generation in history, outnumbering Baby Boomers and representing a consumer segment no manufacturer or retailer should ignore. Sustainability is an important consideration ... 

Topic area: OEKO-TEX® | 2239-EN

Hohenstein Expert Addresses Sustainability at AATCC/SGIA Digital Textile Printing Conference
December 6-7, 2016, Sheraton Imperial Hotel, Durham, NC

Ben Mead, Managing Director of Hohenstein Institute America, will address participants at the “Digital Textile Printing: The Future is Now” educational conference hosted by the American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists (AATCC) and ... 

Topic area: Events | 719-EN

First Fabric Manufacturing company in India to receive the STeP by OEKO-TEX® certificate for Sustainable Textile Production

Birla century, Jhagadia - the largest production campus of Century Textiles & Industries Ltd. has become the first fabric manufacturing unit in India to be awarded with STeP by OEKO-TEX® certification for its sustainable textile production. The ... 

Topic area: OEKO-TEX® | 720-EN

OEKO-TEX® Brand: Expanding and Refreshing

Textile manufacturers, sourcers, brands, and retailers around the world know that every January there will be an update to the OEKO-TEX® test methods and limit values for harmful substances. This January, the textile industry can expect the same but ... 

Topic area: OEKO-TEX® | 2237-EN

New tool supports producers in achieving Detox targets

How can textile production facilities successfully communicate whether, and to what extent, they meet the targets outlined by the Detox campaign which excludes process chemicals that are harmful to the environment? Launching immediately, the ... 

Topic area: OEKO-TEX® | 2235-EN