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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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Hohenstein certification complies with new PPE regulation 2016/425

Accredited and notified bodies in the product sector of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) are tested at regular intervals and, if the test is successful, are granted renewed approval for accreditation and notification. The Hohenstein Group has ... 

Topic area: PPE Personal Protective Equipment | 776-EN

Marmot adopts ECO PASSPORT by OEKO-TEX® certified waterproof technology by Green Theme International

The Hohenstein Group recently verified an innovative DWR finish from Green Theme International™ in line with the requirements of the ECO PASSPORT by OEKO-TEX® certification system. Outdoor brand Marmot has been the first now to implement GTI’s ... 

Topic area: | 775-EN

Costco Selects STANDARD 100 by OEKO-TEX® for product screening
Costco Smart Screening protocol updated with certification in lieu of further textile testing requirements

Costco announces partnership with the Hohenstein Group to integrate STANDARD 100 by OEKO-TEX® certification into its Smart Screening Program to ensure safe, traceable and sustainable products. The program is designed to protect consumer and ... 

Topic area: OEKO-TEX® | 773-EN

The UV STANDARD 801 celebrates its 20th anniversary

2018 marks the 20th anniversary since the introduction of UV STANDARD 801. This test process calculates the UPF (Ultraviolet Protection Factor), which is used to specify the sun protection factor of textiles. The standard was developed and founded ... 

Topic area: General, UV-protection | 772-EN

HOSYcan: Device for testing compression garments during movement

To deliver increased information of greater accuracy regarding the compression of textiles for various functions, Hohenstein Group has developed the next generation of its compression testing device, HOSYcan. HOSYcan allows for accurate compression ... 

Topic area: Compression testing | 771-EN