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James Heal Titan Universal Strength Tester increases capacity to 5000 Newtons

UK based Testing Instrument company James Heal has substantially increased the tension and compression capacities of the latest model of their Universal Strength Tester.... Read More

Hohenstein Institute concern on ‘safety of children’s clothing

The DIN EN 14682 standard "Safety of children's clothing - Cords and drawstrings on children's clothing" contains recommendations how garments for kids aged up... Read More

Hohenstein Institute scientists investigate heat transfer in car seats

Scientists from the Hohenstein Institute (Bonnigheim), FILK (Freiberg) and IHD (Dresden) have been investigating the factors affecting the design of thermally optimised car seats.... Read More

Oeko-Tex® Standard 100; new regulations come into force

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... Read More

X-Rite Pantone appointed service center in Bangladesh

X-Rite, Incorporated, the world leader in color management, measurement and communication technologies appointed Technocrat Enterprise as authorized Service Center to provide local support to... Read More

New Australian environmental textile standard by GECA

Good Environmental Choice Australia (GECA, an Australian eco-labeling program has been working on a new textiles standard. The draft standard is currently open for public discussion... Read More

New certification for sustainable textile production (STeP) by OEKO-TEX®

The International OEKO-TEX® Association is currently working on an optimized, independent certification standard for environmentally friendly and socially responsible textile manufacturing companies. The objective... Read More

Enzymes are the solution to do more with less

Texodyes and  Genencor -a regional enzyme distributor and a  global enzyme manufacturer respectively- organized a sustainability seminar for textile processors, garment laundries and fashion... Read More

Intertek introduces new platform to manage auditing activities

Recently Intertek has introduced a new approach to auditing for “Supplier Qualification & Assessment”, which has been named as “Global Supply Chain Compliance (GSCC)”.... Read More

Fiber Testing- The Key to Managing Cost in a Spinning Mill

What the spinning mills should emphasize is cost reduction than increasing the yarn price. It is alleged that the spinning mills are taking advantage of... Read More
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