Hohenstein Institute coming up with new textile testing laboratory in Dhaka

by Apparel Resources News-Desk

05-July-2018  |  1 min read


Germany based testing services provider-Hohenstein is coming up with a new Laboratory in Dhaka, Bangladesh. With construction going in full swing for last six months, the advanced laboratory will be operational on July 28.

The new laboratory will consist of high quality analysis equipment and will provide a wide range of chemicals and textile technology testing. It will offer various testing services and result analysis such as testing for harmful chemicals, performance-based tests, quality control tests (colour fastness, pilling, water tightness, fiber fineness, etc.) and inspections to textile manufacturers, retailers, and brands.

In first instance, about 30 local employees will work in the new testing laboratory with new appointments on the table for future. The inauguration of the new facility will be done by Professor Stefan Mecheels, CEO, Hohenstein Institute with around 300 visitors expected. Stefan is the third generation to lead the family-run company.

“Hohenstein believes in closeness with its customers and German quality. In Bangladesh, they are in constant contact with the laboratories in Germany and Hong Kong,” says Professor Mecheels.

Hohenstein is an internationally known testing services provider in the textile industry with around 1,000 employees working in more than 40 branches and contact offices around the world.

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