HeiQ creates sustainable nylon substitute

December 1st, 2021

The first HeiQ AeoniQ yarns from the pilot production plant will be delivered in the second quarter of 2022. The Swiss-based HeiQ textile company has introduced a high-performance cellulose yarn based on a new fiber derived from carbon negative materials. The fiber, called AeoniQ, is made of cellulose biopolymer, which can be sourced from a […]

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The LYCRA Company and HeiQ collaborate on sustainable textile technologies

July 20th, 2021

Textile technology innovation leaders, The LYCRA Company and HeiQ, have entered into a broad-based collaboration across multiple technology and brand platforms that promises to bring more innovative, quality-enhancing and sustainable textile technologies to consumers around the world. Building on exploratory discussions that started in early 2019, HeiQ and The LYCRA Company have elected to leverage […]

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Alchemie Technology and HeiQ create sustainable textile finishing partnership

May 27th, 2021

Alchemie Technology, a leader in waterless, smart dyeing technology, has announced its partnership with HeiQ, a leader in textile innovation, as it prepares the production rollout of its NOVARATM digital multifunction finishing solution to the global textile market. The partnership combines the expertise of the two innovators: HeiQ in creating some of the most sustainable, […]

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MAS+ and HeiQ partner to produce functional PPE

September 2nd, 2020

As an effort to contribute to mitigating the spread of the coronavirus and other hospital infections, MAS+ has created a range of functional PPE products that integrate HeiQ Viroblock NPJ03, the latest breakthrough in textile technologies in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. This revolutionary textile treatment has shown a 99.99% reduction of the SARS-CoV-2 virus […]

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HeiQ and Intexso Biochem celebrate seven years of partnership

June 30th, 2020

HeiQ and Intexso Biochem began their partnership more than seven years ago. Based in Mumbai, Intexso is the sole distributor for HeiQ products in India and offers technical guidance for product applications in the region. India has become a global innovation hub for apparel and home textiles, and Team Intexso is in the forefront with […]

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Antiviral treatment for face masks

June 1st, 2020

Swiss textile innovation company HeiQ mobilized quickly to fight the dire coronavirus threat, introducing HeiQ Viroblock NPJ03, an antiviral and antimicrobial textile technology that is proven to be effective against COVID-19 in face mask testing. A newly developed technology reduces the risk and speed of coronavirus contamination and transmission by preventing textiles from becoming host […]

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Swimming—fast—with the sharks

July 1st, 2019

HeiQ and Speedo listened to the feedback of premier swimmers to create a new line and two different styles of Fastskin suits. Photos: Speedo. Competitive swimmers know that the right swimwear is essential for the swift swim they seek: The suit needs to be drag-resistant to achieve maximum speed. Iconic swimwear brand Speedo has introduced […]

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Future functional fabrics

May 13th, 2019

Swiss textile innovator HeiQ has launched HeiQ Fabric Lab, a functional fabric development service to assist brands with fabric innovation. The lab takes a brand’s product idea and applies its expertise in fiber, yarn, fabric solutions and chemical technology, as well as that of its knowledge and sourcing partners, to develop the brand partner’s future […]

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HeiQ partners with Concept III

August 28th, 2018

HeiQ Materials AG, Zurich, Switzerland, is partnering with Concept III to strengthen the sales and support to its brand partners in North America. For four decades, Concept III has worked alongside the world’s premier mills and tech innovators to source and develop new fabric-based solutions for iconic outdoor apparel brands. With this affiliation, Concept III […]

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Adaptive cooling technology for clothing

August 1st, 2018

We all have the ability to regulate our body temperatures by sweating through our skin. As the moisture we produce evaporates, the skin cools naturally. But our clothing hampers this process. Swiss Textile innovator HeiQ has solved this problem with cooling technology applied to textiles that complements the natural perspiration process. It works like a […]

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