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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® – New Regulations for 2018

In 2018, the OEKO-TEX® Association endeavours to provide further targeted support on issues relating to consumer protection and sustainability throughout the textile value creation chain. The existing guidelines of the OEKO-TEX® product portfolio ... 

Topic area: OEKO-TEX® | 2255-EN

Sanko Towel Earns MADE IN GREEN by OEKO-TEX® for Sustainable Towels
Vertically integrated manufacturer is first in Turkey to qualify for consumer label

OEKO-TEX® is pleased to announce that Sanko Towel, one of the largest towel and bathrobe manufacturers in the world, has earned the first MADE IN GREEN by OEKO-TEX® consumer sustainability label in Turkey indicating that their towels are both tested ... 

Topic area: OEKO-TEX® | 769-EN

MADE IN GREEN by OEKO-TEX® establishes itself in the home textile sector
OEKO-TEX® fair booth in hall 8.0, D96 at Heimtextil 2018

Safe in terms of human ecology and yet sustainably produced: these criteria are becoming increasingly important to consumers when buying home textiles. With MADE IN GREEN, OEKO-TEX® offers a label that transparently communicates these product ... 

Topic area: OEKO-TEX® | 2254-EN

Close to customers and the demands of the market
Hohenstein has restructured their operational areas

To fulfil current market demands more effectively, the Hohenstein Group in Bönnigheim has restructured their divisions as of 14.11.17. By restructuring divisions, the Hohenstein Group optimises the ranges of services available to customers from the ... 

Topic area: General | 763-EN

Sustainable building using sheep's wool insulation

In an exploratory project, an environmentally-friendly process has been developed for treating sheep's wool to protect it from moth damage without using insecticides. The aim of the project, sponsored by the BMBF, was to make usable eco-friendly ... 

Topic area: Hygiene, Environment & Medicine | 762-EN