Wollsdorf Leather Earns Austria’s First LEATHER STANDARD by OEKO-TEX®

The LEATHER STANDARD by OEKO-TEX® is an independent testing and certification system for leather and leather articles of all levels of production, which is tailored to the needs of leather producing and processing industries. According to OETI Institute for Ecology, Technology and Innovation,the first LEATHER STANDARD by OEKO-TEX® certificate in Austria goes to WOLLSDORF LEATHER….

PVH Will Label Men’s Dress Shirts with STANDARD 100 by OEKO-TEX®

Sewn in labels communicate corporate commitment to product safety, chemical management, and quality OEKO-TEX® has announced that PVH Corp. [NYSE: PVH], which has excelled at growing brands and businesses with rich American heritages, becoming one of the largest apparel companies in the world, will begin communicating its STANDARD 100 by OEKO-TEX® certification to consumers through…

Dr. Timo Hammer Discusses the Institute for Life Science at Hohenstein

Dr. Timo Hammer, New Director of the Institute for Life Science at Hohenstein’s Research and Service Center Hohenstein recently appointed Dr. Timo Hammer to lead the William-Küster Institute (WKI) for Hygiene, Environment and Medicine, otherwise known as the Institute for Life Science at Hohenstein’s Research and Service Center.  We spent some time with the textile…

Lenzing Launches the TENCEL® Branded Denim Shop on ShopStyle

An exclusive collaboration with American and European denim brands Lenzing, a worldwide leader in wood-based fibers, reaches further into the consumer market with a dedicated denim e-commerce shop featuring the campaign: “Know What You’re Made Of: Comfort Starts Inside.” The TENCEL® Branded Denim Shop launches February 15th on ShopStyle, which reaches nearly 600,000 shoppers and…

Middle East´s Largest Fast-Fashion Retailer, Splash, Partners with Dow to Bring Long-Lasting Freshness to Apparel

Splash, the Middle East’s largest fast-fashion retailer, is partnering with Dow Microbial Control, a business unit of The Dow Chemical Company, to offer its customers a range of apparel products using Dow’s patented SILVADUR™ technology, featuring built in odor protection and longer lasting freshness. Splash currently operates over 220 apparel stores and 55 brand stores…

A $10 Billion Market. How Can Your Products Get the Right Reaction?

Feb.22nd webinar addresses the growing Allergen Avoidance market for textile products According to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA), allergic disease, including asthma, is the fifth leading chronic disease in the US. It is the third most common chronic disease in children under 18 years of age. About 50 million Americans suffer from…

IAC Presents: Give People—Golfers— What They Want!

at the 2017 PGA Merchandise Show, January 25-27, Orange County Convention Center, Orlando Dr. Robert Monticello, Senior Technical Advisor for the International Antimicrobial Council (IAC), will present “Give People What They Want!” at the 2017 PGA Merchandise Show.

OEKO-TEX® Brand: Expanding and Refreshing

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. This January, the textile industry can expect the same but they will also see the complete roll out of the new, cohesive OEKO-TEX® branding strategy that…