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OEKO-TEX to sponsor Continuum Sustainable Textiles Show
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Jun '12
The International OEKO-TEX Association, a leading global textile testing and certification organization, will sponsor the Continuum, the textile industry trade show dedicated to the most progressive and innovative solutions for textile industry sustainability. The Continuum will be held July 24-25, 2012 at Center 548, 548 West 22nd Street, New York City.

“OEKO-TEX is the ideal sponsor for the Continuum,” says co-founder and show organizer Andrew Olah. “Twenty years ago, OEKO-TEX was a pioneer in developing certification standards for textile products that are safe for humans and for textile manufacturing facilities that are environmentally and socially responsible.

“OEKO-TEX's focus on and dedication to a safer and more sustainable textile industry is right in line with the principles of the Continuum show.”

The International OEKO-TEX Association was founded in 1992 in response to consumer demands for textile products that posed no risks to human health. OEKO-TEX established the OEKO-TEX Standard 100, the product certification that ensures textiles are successfully and comprehensively tested for more than 300 chemicals that can be harmful to humans, substances such as formaldehyde, carcinogenic dyestuffs, pesticides, residual surfactants, and lead and other heavy metals.

The International OEKO-TEX Association also created the OEKO-TEX Standard 1000 certification for textile manufacturing facilities that meet stringent criteria for environmentally and socially responsible manufacturing practices.

This comprehensive certification ensures sustainable production conditions are maintained at textile facilites of all types including spinners, dyers, knitters and weavers, finishers, and manufacturers of finished textile products. Both of these global certification standards are administered by the International OEKO-TEX Association's 15 member institutes, all highly respected textile research and testing laboratories, out of 49 offices around the world.

Currently more than 9,500 companies in 90 countries are working with OEKO-TEX.

“Companies like those who attend the Continuum show are the thought leaders and innovators who will drive meaningful improvements in the textile industry,” says Dr. Jean-Pierre Haug, Secretary General for the International OEKO-TEX Association.

“We look forward to supporting these positive-thinking, action-oriented companies as they provide the consumer marketplace with high quality, sustainable textile products that are considerate of workers, consumers, and the environment.”

The Continuum is a unique tradeshow that brings together the most progressive and innovative solutions to product sustainability.

OEKO-TEX


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