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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® Launches GMO Test for Organic Cotton

New testing from OEKO-TEX® helps companies throughout the global supply chain easily test their organic cotton products for GMOs (genetically modified organisms), a molecular-level indicator of whether or not cotton products actually meet a ... 

Topic area: OEKO-TEX® | 2259-EN

Spring, summer, sun: Enjoy the feeling of protection

It's the same each year: You just get tired of the winter weather. Spring, summer and sunshine cannot come quick enough. But it’s not long before you start having some reservations: How do I protect myself from over-exposure to the sun? Which is the ... 

Topic area: UV-protection | 781-EN

Macy’s Selects MADE IN GREEN by OEKO-TEX® Traceable Textile Label for its Private Brands Home Products

Macy’s will bring MADE IN GREEN by OEKO-TEX® traceable labels to select private brand textile products in its home collection. The MADE IN GREEN® label ensures products were made in environmentally friendly, socially responsible and safe facilities ... 

Topic area: OEKO-TEX® | 780-EN

Fresh momentum for members and customers
Dr Timo Hammer is the new Managing Director of the German Certification Association for Professional Textile Services.

With effect from 7 February 2018, Dr Timo Hammer has become the new Managing Director of the German Certification Association for Professional Textile Services. As a member of the management board, Dr Hammer also has parallel responsibility for the ... 

Topic area: General, Textile care and -service | 778-EN

HSN educates consumers on textile sustainability during launch of MADE IN GREEN® labeled Concierge Collection

This month, retailer HSN educated television viewers about the MADE IN GREEN by OEKO-TEX® label on its Concierge Collection cotton sheet sets. HSN partnered with Hohenstein Group to develop the educational programming. See a short clip of the ... 

Topic area: OEKO-TEX® | 777-EN