AATCC is the world’s leading not-for-profit association serving textile professionals. AATCC provides test method development, quality control materials, and professional networking for thousands of members in 60 countries throughout the world. AATCC has been serving the textile industry for more than 90 years.
EXPERTISE IN FRENCH. The APL Infoliterie key concerns is the development of communication and promotion of mattresses and box springs and, more broadly, the French bedding industry. All members of the Association for bedding are located in France and manufacture their products in France. The opportunity to consume quality French products in an eco-citizen dimension.
In 1991, the British Allergy Foundation was formed by leading allergists to improve awareness, management and treatment. In 2002, the charity’s operational name changed to Allergy UK. Allergy UK is the leading national charity dedicated to supporting the estimated 21 million allergy sufferers in the UK. We provide a dedicated helpline, support network and online forum for those with allergy and intolerance. We act as the ‘voice’ of allergy sufferers, representing those affected by this multi organ disease.
AmicorTM is an antimicrobial acrylic fiber, which incorporates the Sanitized® hygiene function within its structure. The antimicrobial additive is locked in the fiber’s structure preventing it from diffusing out of the fiber, thereby offering very durable protection against bacteria and fungi on textiles. In addition the propagation of dust mites and their allergens is effectively inhibited.
Biogents AG is an innovative company on the forefront of mosquito control research with an excellent reputation. The company is home to 14 permanent staff members and is composed of two business units that complement each other: the development and production of highly efficient mosquito traps and a contract research and development sector in the field of mosquito repellents and related products.
Reserach and development remains a strong point of the company: Biogents’ scientists continue to develop and refine the expertise and the products the company offers.
SANITIZED is a bluesign® system partner. The bluesign® system concentrates on resources, mankind and the environment. Due to its integrated approach based on input stream management, the bluesign® system reduces the effects on man and the environment, ensures the responsible use of resources and guarantees the highest possible level of consumer protection. The strictest criteria and the review of the implementation of the system on site motivates companies along the entire textile value-added chain to improve their sustainability performance. For that reason, SANITIZED has been a bluesign® system partner since its establishment.
Empa is the interdisciplinary research institute of the ETH fields of materials science and technology development. As the bridge between research and practice, it develops solutions for the major challenges of industry and society. By converting the Empa research results into marketable innovations due to the efficient technology transfer together with partners in industry, it contributes substantially to strengthening the competitiveness of the Swiss economy. Furthermore, it creates the scientific foundations for a sustainable social development.
The Hohenstein Institute is an accredited test laboratory and research institute. Its work first and foremost involves the testing and certification of textiles. Besides these services, the institute offers research and development in the field of textile products and applications of all kinds relating to its core competencies. This includes not only contract-based research but also research projects with public funding. It additionally offers numerous further education courses and programmes aimed for example at industry, dealing with all issues throughout the textiles production chain.
Semadeni Plastics Group is active in the design, construction, manufacturing and distribution of plastic products as well as other services related to plastics. The products are being used in science and laboratory, healthcare, food and gastro, industry and logistics as well as the building industry.
SGS is the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. Wherever you are in the world, in whatever industry, you can rely on our international teams of experts to provide you with specialized business solutions to make your business faster, simpler and more efficient. We partner with you to offer independent services that will help you reduce risk, streamline your processes and operate in a more sustainable manner. We are recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. With more than 80,000 employees, we operate a network of more than 1,650 offices and laboratories around the world.
„Since 1993 TESTEX has been a member of the OEKO-TEX® Association, which is engaged in testing textiles for harmful substances according to OEKO-TEX® Standard 100. The testing institute has many years of experience in the field of human ecological testing and certification of textiles and their accessories. TESTEX makes significant contributions to the development of various testing methods. Based on the number of certificates issued, TESTEX is one of the leading institutes in this field.”