Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / Hohenstein setting up laboratory in Dhaka
Hohenstein setting up laboratory in Dhaka
08
Jul '18
Courtesy: Hohenstein Institute
Courtesy: Hohenstein Institute
Hohenstein, an internationally-oriented testing services provider and research partner in the textile industry, is expanding its worldwide services by setting up a new laboratory in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The laboratory will offer a wide range of chemical and textile technology testing and results analysis for textile manufacturers, brands, and retailers.

The laboratory will be officially opened by Professor Stefan Mecheels, who is the third generation to lead the family-run company on July 28, 2018.

After six months of construction and extensive investment in the cutting-edge laboratory and high-quality analysis equipment, Hohenstein will offer a wide range of chemical and textile technology testing and results analysis for textile manufacturers, brands, and retailers, including testing for harmful substances, performance tests, quality controls (colour fastness, pilling, water tightness and fibre fineness), and inspections.

Collaboration on a level playing field and direct contact with clients are essential to Hohenstein. The new laboratory will start operations with about 30 local employees, with additional positions planned for the future. “Hohenstein is all about proximity to the customer and German quality. In Bangladesh, we are in close contact with our laboratories in Germany and Hong Kong,” explains Mecheels.

For Hohenstein, tradition and expertise are of central importance. Around 300 visitors to the opening of the laboratory will witness the extension of this tradition for themselves. The feeling of safety can be guaranteed only through constant inspection.

Textile expertise is not bound by national borders. Hohenstein can be found wherever textiles are produced and processed, applying internationally recognised standards to ensure transparency for consumers. Materials tested for harmful substances, environmentally friendly production facilities and safe workplaces–rising customer expectations and tighter legislation have seen manufacturers of all kinds of textiles come under increased pressure. To keep up with this development, more and more manufacturers are choosing to have their products tested by independent testing services providers. Hohenstein is an expert in this field provides consulting, research and development, and testing and certification throughout the entire textile value chain for companies around the world.

With around 1,000 employees in more than 40 branches and contact offices worldwide, Hohenstein is an internationally-oriented testing services provider and research partner in the textile industry. (SV)

Fibre2Fashion News Desk – India


Must ReadView All

'Knitting machines can be used for various applications'

Textiles | On 21st Aug 2018

'Knitting machines can be used for various applications'

Flat knitting machines have the potential of being used for a number...

Courtesy: Invista

Textiles | On 21st Aug 2018

Fujian Petrochemicals to use Invista's P8 PTA technology

Invista’s technology and licensing group, Invista Performance...

Indian team finds way to cut water use in textile industry

Textiles | On 21st Aug 2018

Indian team finds way to cut water use in textile industry

Researchers at the department of chemistry in Calicut University in...

Interviews View All

Jim Desai
Blaiva Fabricaa

Fashion industry likely to remain labour-intensive in coming years

Kamlesh Vaghela
RK Textiles

Very few machinery manufacturers have R&D units

Amardeep Singh
Orient Craft

'In export markets, the trend in terms of embroidery, is towards matte...

Himanshu Jariwala

J Korin started as a partnership firm with four powerlooms in the textiles ...

Harsh Shah

Established in 1956 with a small beginning, Embee today manufactures a...

Paolo Crespi

For.Tex is an Italy-based leading producer of dyes and thickeners, and is...

Razvan Popescu
Directa Plus SpA

Directa Plus is one of the largest producers and suppliers worldwide of...

Mr Hartmann Huth
Trevira GmbH

Trevira GmbH is an innovative European manufacturer of high-value branded...

Lynda Kelly
Suominen Corporation

Suominen Corporation is a manufacturer of nonwovens as roll goods for...

Amiben Shroff
Shrujan

From its modest beginning in the late 1960s, Shrujan has grown into a...

Yash P. Kotak
Bombay Hemp Company

One of the directors of Bombay Hemp Company, Yash P. Kotak, speaks to...

Vaanee Bhatia
Gritstones Clothing

<div>Delhi-based Gritstones Clothing offers quality and exemplary style...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

Leave your Comments


August 2018

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

news category


Related Categories:

Advanced Search