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OEKO-TEX mascot sets out on worldwide journey
Dec '12
Texolotol, the new OEKO-TEX mascot, set out on its journey around the world from the German certification centre in Frankfurt in November. The first stop was at the Hohenstein Institute in Bönnigheim in Swabia.

In the coming months it will be stopping in the other OEKO-TEX institutes in Europe and Japan and then go on to visit some of the 60 OEKO-TEX representations around the world. Texolotl will be keep everyone updated about its adventures on its own travel blog.

From Bönnigheim in Swabia the Texolotl will first travel to Switzerland and then all over Europe to all OEKO-TEX institutes based there. During a second phase at the beginning of 2013 the itinerary will include representations in Africa and Asia as well as North and South America.

At the Hohenstein Institute the Texolotl had a chance to observe the laboratory personnel. The OEKO-TEX team at the Hohenstein Institute have also become fans of the new mascot.


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