Systemic framework for circular and sustainable floor coverings

As part of its Roadmap to Excellence, the STeP by OEKO-TEX® programme has developed a simple, user-friendly digital Carbon and Water Footprint Tool

According to an inspection campaign conducted by the FPS Economy in Belgium in 2020, nearly four in five children's clothing items that were examined did not comply with safety regulations.

BeMicron's patent lowers logistics costs for cleanroom garments

Since April 21, 2018, protective clothing and gloves for motorcyclists fall under the “(EU) 2016/425 Personal Protective Equipment” regulation and shall therefore be certified by a notified body. As of today Centexbel (notified body #0493) is accredited to offer this service to manufacturers and distributors of protective motorcycle garments and gloves.

Spanish entrepreneur Carmen Hijosa has developed a versatile material that brands worldwide use as an alternative to leather. Her pioneering textile uses a waste resource, can be produced with less environmental impact than cow leather and is both cruelty‑free and vegan.

AGC Glass Europe - based in Louvain-la-Neuve - filed a patent for a carbon-based hydrophobic coating for fabrics and the process thereof.

According to new study published in the Lancet (April 15) Covid-19 transmission is airborne.

This patent describes a method to produce textile floor coverings, which can readily be recycled to reuse a large amount of the materials and internal/external waste streams in the production process of a new article.