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OEKO-TEX® Awards New Certification for Leather Goods That Have Been Tested for Harmful Substances.

By   /  December 22, 2016  /  Enewsletter, Featured News  /  No Comments

Zurich, Switzerland – From 2017 onwards, producers and suppliers of leather goods can also have their products certified to be tested for harmful substances by the International OEKO-TEX® Association. The basis for the certification is the new LEATHER STANDARD by OEKO-TEX®, which was launched during the annual meeting of the General Managers of the OEKO-TEX® […]

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OEKO-TEX® Discusses Sustainability and Millennials at Heimtextil.

By   /  December 15, 2016  /  Enewsletter, Exhibition & Conference News, Featured News, Sustainable / Eco Textiles  /  No Comments

Zurich, Switzerland – 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.

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OEKO-TEX® Brand: Expanding and Refreshing.

By   /  October 28, 2016  /  Enewsletter, Sustainable / Eco Textiles  /  No Comments

Zurich, Switzerland – 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.

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DETOX TO ZERO by OEKO-TEX®.

By   /  October 14, 2016  /  Enewsletter, Sustainable / Eco Textiles  /  No Comments

Zurich, Switzerland – 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?

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One of Each Please – Healthy and Sustainable Children’s Clothing is a Hit with Mothers.

By   /  October 7, 2016  /  Apparel & Fashion, Enewsletter, Sustainable / Eco Textiles  /  No Comments

Zurich, Switzerland – Chic, trendy and affordable – these are the requirements for children’s clothes. And, of course, they must also be practical, hard-wearing and comfortable to ensure that they are accepted by the little ones.

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Increased Transparency for Parents when Purchasing Children’s Clothes.

By   /  September 16, 2016  /  Apparel & Fashion, Enewsletter  /  No Comments

Zurich, Switzerland – Parents consciously make sure that textiles and clothes for their little ones are harmless to health. For many years, independent product labels such as the OEKO-TEX® Standard 100 for articles tested for harmful substances have been a reliable source of information in this regard.

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OEKO-TEX® to Address Supply Chain Transparency at Planet Textiles 2016.

By   /  May 10, 2016  /  Exhibition & Conference News, Sustainable / Eco Textiles  /  No Comments

Zurich, Switzerland  – Zurich ™ OEKO-TEX® is taking a leadership role at the upcoming Planet Textiles 2016: The Sustainable Textiles Summit on May 11 at the Copenhagen Concert Hall in Denmark. OEKO-TEX® is a sponsor of the Planet Textiles event and from 11:45-12:45 will present “Driving Transparency,

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OEKO-TEX® Standard 100 Test Criteria – New Regulations for 2016 Came Definitely into Force on 1 April.

By   /  April 6, 2016  /  Enewsletter, Sustainable / Eco Textiles  /  No Comments

Zurich, Switzerland – After the expiry of the usual three-month transition period, the test criteria and limit values for OEKO-TEX® Standard 100 that were published at the start of the year came definitely into force on 1 April 2016.

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Especially Committed Bangladeshi Companies Receive the STeP by OEKO-TEX® Certificate for Sustainable Textile Production.

By   /  March 29, 2016  /  Enewsletter, Sustainable / Eco Textiles  /  No Comments

Bangladesh / Germany – Textiles and clothing are the leading industry of Bangladesh. For Bangladeshi companies, sustainability is often key to position themselves

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OEKO-TEX® Promotes Sustainability at Major Home Textiles Trade Shows.

By   /  March 8, 2016  /  Other Textile News  /  No Comments

Zurich, Switzerland – The International OEKO-TEX® Association, in partnership with Home & Textiles Today, has been spreading the word about the rapidly growing importance of sustainability in the home textiles market. Textile sustainability encompasses many

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