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Online Database Facilitates the Search for Suitable Suppliers of OEKO-TEX®-Certified Textiles.

By   /  November 23, 2013  /  Sustainable / Eco Textiles  /  No Comments

Zurich, Switzerland – Around 10,000 companies from over 90 countries and at all levels of the value-creation chain currently participate in OEKO-TEX® Standard 100 product certification. When searching for suitable suppliers, the production facilities, purchasing organisations and retailers have at their disposal an extensive network of

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OEKO-TEX® Company of the Month – The Campaign Continues.

By   /  November 16, 2013  /  Sustainable / Eco Textiles  /  No Comments

Zurich, Switzerland –  10,000 companies from the worldwide textile and clothing industry are currently relying on the independent certifications from the OEKO-TEX® Association for optimising their products and production processes. In 2011, OEKO-TEX® launched the “Company of the Month” campaign on the occasion of the first OEKO-TEX®

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MADEIRA: Fantastic Yarn Variety for Creative Embroidery and Fashion Industry.

By   /  October 29, 2013  /  Yarn & Fibre  /  No Comments

Freiburg, Germany – Fine embroidery requires far more than a creative motif. For the embroidery to have the desired visual effect, the yarn must be precisely tailored to the material quality, colour, look and use of the finished product.

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GE’s Waterproof, Breathable eVent* Fabrics Membranes Awarded OEKO-TEX® Certification.

By   /  October 20, 2013  /  Fabric  /  No Comments

Kansas, United States – GE announced that the expanded polytetrafluorothylene (ePTFE) membranes used in eVent fabrics for apparel and footwear for outdoor activities, cycling and snow sports, have been awarded the OEKO-TEX® Standard 100 certification. The OEKO-TEX® Standard 100 is a comprehensive, global textile product safety certification program that tests textile products for chemical substances, which are believed to be harmful […]

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New STeP Certification by OEKO-TEX to be Presented at IFAI Specialty Fabrics Expo.

By   /  October 14, 2013  /  Exhibition & Conference News, Sustainable / Eco Textiles  /  No Comments

North Carolina, United States – Dr. Sam Moore, who represents the International OEKO-TEX® Association in North America, will present OEKO-TEX’s new STeP certification for sustainable textile production facilities at the IFAI Specialty Fabrics Expo 2013 in Orlando, October 21-25,

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Mattes & Ammann, The First German Textile Company to be Awared the OEKO-Tex STeP Certificate.

By   /  September 3, 2013  /  Fabric, Sustainable / Eco Textiles  /  No Comments

Zurich, Switzerland – At the end of July 2013, the Swabian knitted fabrics manufacturer, Mattes & Ammann GmbH & Co. KG, became the first textile company in Germany and the EU economic area to be awarded the OEKO-TEX® Sustainable Textile Production (STeP) certificate.

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OEKO-TEX® Presents Webinar on New STeP Certification for Textile Production Facilities.

By   /  August 29, 2013  /  Sustainable / Eco Textiles  /  No Comments

North Carolina, United States – The International OEKO-TEX® Association’s Dr. Sam Moore, who represents OEKO-TEX® in North America, will present a webinar introducing the new OEKO-TEX® STeP certification system for sustainable textile production facilities

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OEKO-TEX® Trains the First Auditors for STeP Certification.

By   /  July 10, 2013  /  Sustainable / Eco Textiles  /  No Comments

Switzerland / China – On May 27-29 in Zurich, Switzerland and June 4-6 in Hong Kong, OEKO-TEX® trained the first 50 auditors for conducting the facility audits in the framework of the new STeP certification for sustainable textile production.

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OEKO-TEX® Certificate for REACh Compliance.

By   /  July 9, 2013  /  Sustainable / Eco Textiles  /  No Comments

Zurich, Switzerland –  On 20 June 2013, the European Chemicals Agency ECHA added another six chemicals to their candidate list of Substances of Very High Concern. OEKO-TEX® pointed out to all companies that the newly added substances are already part of the current OEKO-TEX® Standard 100 testing criteria.

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OEKO-TEX® Announces USA Launch of New STeP Certification at TexWorld USA.

By   /  July 2, 2013  /  Exhibition & Conference News, Featured News, Sustainable / Eco Textiles  /  No Comments

North Carolina, United States — The International OEKO-TEX® Association will launch its new STeP certification program for sustainable textile production facilities at TexWorld USA at the Javits Convention Center in New York on Wednesday, July 17th at 9:00 AM in seminar room 1B03.

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