Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / OETI customer Vossen introduces Made in Green by OEKO-TEX®

OETI customer Vossen introduces Made in Green by OEKO-TEX®

01
Oct '19
Pic: Vossen
Pic: Vossen
As a major customer of Institute for Ecology, Technology and Innovation (OETI), Vossen GmbH & Co KG recently acquired the 'Made in Green' by OEKO-TEX® label. It is a traceable product label for all types of textiles and leather that has been tested for harmful substances and produced sustainably under safe and socially acceptable working conditions.

The 'Made in Green' label is produced in the form of a license. Since its launch in 2015, the 'Made in Green' licenses have increased to around 230 licenses with license holders in over 30 countries.

Vossen is among the first Austrian 'Made in Green' customers. Other OETI - 'Made in Green' customers are Getzner Textil AG and Amidex Produktions & VertriebsgmbH in Austria and Ozanteks Tekstil San Vetic AS in Turkey.

Vossen has been an OETI customer for almost 25 years. In 1996 OETI certified Vossen according to the Standard 100 by OEKO-TEX® for the first time. In 2015, the STeP by OEKO-TEX® certification followed. With the introduction of the 'Made in Green' by OEKO-TEX® label, the circle is complete.

"It is important for us that the final consumer can really understand where the products are manufactured," said Anita Windt, head of technical product development at Vossen. "We want to ensure that our customers know our products are produced in an environmentally friendly way and under safe and socially responsible working conditions."

"Made in Green by OEKO-TEX® supports our customers in the requirement to show a transparent supply chain with validated data. This allows consumers to make sustainable choices when buying textiles and leather," said Helene Melnitzky, head of ecology at OETI.

Vossen is based in Jennersdorf, Austria and was founded in 1925. Vossen produces 6.5 million terrycloth products a year, including hand towels, bath towels, bathrobes and bath mats for around 4,000 customers in 43 countries. Vossen's most important customers include Karstadt and Kaufhof in Germany and XXXLutz in Austria.

Fibre2Fashion News Desk (PC)


Interviews View All

Akash Khetan, Narayan Tex Fab

Akash Khetan
Narayan Tex Fab

I find it hard to find professionals in Surat

Top executives, Textile & apparel bodies

Top executives
Textile & apparel bodies

Textile industry would like to see inclusion of cotton yarn under MEIS and ...

Awen Delaval, Samatoa

Awen Delaval
Samatoa

'Natural fibres are appreciated for traditional authenticity'

Teresa Neal,

Teresa Neal

Teresa Neal, an art professional with 25 years of experience, in...

Erik Sy,

Erik Sy

Manila-based CustomThread is a start-up offering premium custom apparel...

Marcello Galvanin,

Marcello Galvanin

Galvanin has more than 50 years of experience in the production of textile ...

S Ziya Gumuser, Teknomelt

S Ziya Gumuser
Teknomelt

Turkish nonwoven manufacturer Teknomelt has been around for only seven...

Silke Brand-Kirsch, Schlegel und Partner GmbH

Silke Brand-Kirsch
Schlegel und Partner GmbH

<div>Schlegel und Partner is the market research and consultancy company...

Kazuaki Yazawa, Purdue University

Kazuaki Yazawa
Purdue University

Scientist <b>Kazuaki Yazawa</b> has developed thermoelectric semiconductor ...

Madhu Jain, Madhu Jain

Madhu Jain
Madhu Jain

She grew up in the walled city of Old Delhi, completed her studies, and...

Joe Ikareth, Joe Ikareth

Joe Ikareth
Joe Ikareth

<b>Joe Ikareth</b> has a rock-solid fashion and textiles background, which ...

Pranav Mishra, Huemn

Pranav Mishra
Huemn

Designers Pranav Mishra and Shyma Shetty’s Huemn is known for its...

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


October 2019

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

news category


Related Categories:

Follow us on instagram

Follow

Follow Fibre2Fashion On


Advanced Search