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The LEATHER STANDARD by OEKO-TEX® is a worldwide consistent, 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.
On 5th October 2017, TESTEX invited leading figures of Indonesia’s leather industry to attend a one-day seminar at the Royal Ambarrukmo Hotel in Yogyakarta. The event was well received among the approximately 90 participants of the leather and textile indus-try, the ministry of trade for leather and textiles and the school of leather technology.
The Langfang Branch of Chinatex Leanfaith (Beijing) Apparel Co., Ltd. has been awarded “STeP by OEKO-TEX®“.
AMIDEX is OETI’s first MADE IN GREEN customer. “MADE IN GREEN by OEKO-TEX®” is an independent textile label for highlighting consumer products and semi-finished products at all levels of the textile chain that are made from materials tested for harmful substances and that have been manufactured by using environmentally friendly processes and under safe and socially responsible working conditions.
The OEKO-TEX® Association, in commemoration of its 25th Anniversary, commissioned a global research study to assess consumer attitudes about textile sustainability. The results of this one-of-a-kind research project are being released this week.
On 25 September 1967, the Austrian Carpet Institute Association holds its first meeting. Fifty years later – on 25 September 2017 – the former “carpet research institute” has changed into a successful, modern testing services institute for OEKO-TEX®, flooring technology, Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and has its own innovation department.
OEKO-TEX® is pleased to announce that the Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals (ZDHC) Programme will now accept ECO PASSPORT by OEKO-TEX® certification as an indicator of conformance with the organization’s Manufacturing Restricted Substances List (MRSL) in connection with the ZDHC Gateway-- Chemical Module
TESTEX AG is proud to announce the introduction of ALDI’S new MADE IN GREEN certified bath towels and bath sheets. They are the first retailer in Australia to bring the traceable textile label to their customers.
We are pleased to announce the opening of a new branch office in New Zealand. The country predominantly consists of pastoral land for sheep & cattle which offers great potential for our growth.
The China Import and Export Fair, also known as the “Canton Fair”, was established in 1957 and held every spring and autumn ever since.
The board of directors of TESTEX AG has appointed Matz Bachmann as the new general manager for TESTEX Zurich and member of the group’s management team. Matz Bachmann has assumed his position per April 2017.
Following the end of the usual three-month transition period, the test criteria and limit values of the STANDARD 100 by OEKO-TEX® published at the start of the year have now finally come into force on 1 April 2017.
In time for its 25-year anniversary, the OEKO-TEX® Association is expanding its product portfolio to cater for the leather sector with the LEATHER STANDARD by OEKO-TEX®. The first certifications are being carried out with the sheepskin producers G.L. Bowron and Gerberei Hofbrucker, as well as with the retail chain LIDL.
The APLF is the world’s leading leather trade show, where material trends, tanneries and machinery suppliers come together. TESTEX will be on scene for you
This season’s Intertextile Shanghai will take place between the 15th and 17th of March.
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