Hohenstein develops new method to detect genetic modifications in organic cotton

Hohenstein has developed a new quantification method specifically for genetically modified cotton. One of the first labs with this ability, Hohenstein uses DNA analysis to identify known genetic modifications and calculate their percentage in organic cotton. Stakeholders will use the data to distinguish between minor contaminations and mixtures, control quality and verify claims. For qualitative [...]

By |2021-08-16T14:06:03-05:00August 16, 2021|

Hohenstein authorized to verify compliance for Green Button

Textile testing provider Hohenstein has been authorized by the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) to verify compliance for the Green Button, a German government certification for sustainable textiles. Now, in addition to certification for MADE IN GREEN by OEKO-TEX®, a qualifier for the Green Button, Hohenstein certifies for the 46 Green Button [...]

By |2021-02-08T21:56:03-06:00February 11, 2021|

Hohenstein tests for community masks

Testing and research partner Hohenstein has announced that it now tests according to the first European guideline for community masks, the CEN Workshop Agreement (CWA) 17553:2020. Hohenstein had already taken a big step towards safety and functionality with the introduction of its quality label for Tested Community Masks. The new "Community Face Coverings—Guide to Minimum [...]

By |2020-12-09T16:50:07-06:00December 7, 2020|

IFAI Expo 2018: Show Stopper winners on the floor

All the best from Texas: Wednesday morning, Oct. 17, at IFAI Expo led off with lists of winners for the year, including the most popular products on the show floor. The seventh annual Show Stopper competition was designed to showcase the best of the best in the industry, from fabrics, equipment and chemicals to services [...]

By |2018-10-17T19:28:40-05:00October 17, 2018|
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