Hohenstein Group develops garment compression test

March 8th, 2018

The Hohenstein Group has developed HOSYcan, a new compression testing device for textiles that provides increased information and greater accuracy. HOSYcan allows for accurate compression measurements during movement and measures the interaction between different materials. Combined with data from 3-D scanning, simulated movement profiles provide increased accuracy for specific applications. With HOSYcan, the interaction between […]

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Hohenstein restructures operations

January 3rd, 2018

The Hohenstein Group, Bönnigheim, Germany has restructured their divisions to better fulfill market demands. Services at Hohenstein range from functionalized textiles and life sciences and comparative product testing to quality verification and textile certification. Dr. Christof Madinger was appointed as the COO for the testing and certification of clothing, home textiles, technical textiles and raw […]

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Cleaning process for high-visibility clothing

December 20th, 2017

The Hohenstein Group, Boennigheim, Germany, is developing new processes for cleaning high-visibility clothing in order to maintain its value and functionality over time. Employees in high-visibility situations like road or railway workers are protected by the clothing they wear. This clothing can become contaminated by, for example bitumen, tar or buffer grease. Current cleaning processes […]

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Hohenstein verifies organic cotton

November 28th, 2017

Organic cotton requires the exclusion of genetically modified plants, yet genetic modifications are repeatedly found in textiles that are labeled organic. Reasons for this range from contaminated seeds, to cross-pollination during cultivation to contamination of cotton fibers during processing. Now the Hohenstein Group, Bonnigheim, Germany, has developed reliable detection methods for an essential parameter of […]

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