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Organic Cotton? Verification is Better!.

By   /  October 12, 2017  /  Cotton News, Enewsletter, Other Textile News  /  No Comments

Bonnigheim, Germany – The issue of sustainability has also extended into the fashion industry. Organic cotton is trendy. This is ultimately reflected in sector turnover, which decreases by approximately 2% each year for conventional fashion, whilst increasing by 5% for sustainable clothing.

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Are Lewis Acids the Antimicrobial Solution for Textiles?.

By   /  September 29, 2017  /  Chemicals & Dyes, Enewsletter  /  No Comments

Bönnigheim, Germany – Many areas of everyday and professional life require antimicrobial protection. Such an effect on textile surfaces is currently achieved by utilization of silver or ammonium containing compounds. However, the use of such compounds is questionable with respect to possible adverse ecological and toxicological effects.

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New Processes for Cleaning High-Visibility Clothing to Maintain its Value and Functionality Over Extended Time Periods.

By   /  September 29, 2017  /  Chemicals & Dyes, Enewsletter  /  No Comments

Bönnigheim, Germany – Employees in many industries are protected from possible hazards by wearing high-visibility clothing during their activities. One important example are people working on roads or railway tracks. However, during the work, the high-visibility clothing can become contaminated by, for example bitumen, tar or buffer grease. This contamination reduces the warning effect of the high-visibility […]

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Do Textiles Need to Travel Around the World Three Times, Before we can Wear Them?.

By   /  July 18, 2017  /  Enewsletter, Featured News, Other Textile News  /  No Comments

Bönnigheim, Germany – With their idea of breathing new life into worn-out truck tarpaulins and making them into weatherproof, one-of-a-kind bags for individualists in the big city jungle, the graphic designers, Daniel and Markus Freitag, truly reflected the spirit of the times in 1993 and have written an impressive success story since then.

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Making the Cooling Effect of Textiles Measurable.

By   /  June 15, 2017  /  Enewsletter, Featured News  /  No Comments

Bonnigheim, Germany – In recent years there has been a steady increase in the demands made on the properties of function, sports and workwear textiles. In order to achieve a cooling effect, special textile constructions are developed, which increase the sweat evaporation and thus the cooling of the body.

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Hohenstein Group Establishes the Hohenstein Health Center.

By   /  May 18, 2017  /  Enewsletter, Featured News  /  No Comments

Bonnigheim, Germany – With effect from 1 May 2017, the Hohenstein Institute has set up a new center for textile public health as part of its group of companies in Boennigheim. The Hohenstein Health Center will concentrate specifically on medical textiles, i.e. clothing, textile products or processes which affect human health. Prof. Dirk Höfer is […]

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