HeiQ Viroblock wins prestigious and coveted Swiss Technology Award 2020

HeiQ Viroblock has bagged the coveted Swiss Technology Award 2020! The leading technology prize in Switzerland, Swiss Technology Award, yesterday announced the 2020 prizes, and among all the notable finalist innovations of the year, HeiQ was bestowed the highest honor as First Prize Winner for its breakthrough antiviral textile technology HeiQ Viroblock. This is the Read more about HeiQ Viroblock wins prestigious and coveted Swiss Technology Award 2020[…]

HeiQ x HCAP Sharks bare their teeth defiantly in advance of the new season

The current COVID-19 pandemic has hit the sports industry hard, threatening the future and livelihood of clubs, teams, players and stadiums alike. Despite the economic uncertainty and the probability of having to play matches without supporters in the stands, the resilience of this industry is shining through as preparations for the new league season are Read more about HeiQ x HCAP Sharks bare their teeth defiantly in advance of the new season[…]

HeiQ Viroblock certified as cosmetic grade & bio-based renewable

Leading the international textile industry to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, HeiQ recently launched HeiQ Viroblock NPJ03, an antiviral and antibacterial textile treatment proven to reduce 99.99% of  human coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, along with other enveloped viruses and bacteria. Viruses and bacteria can remain infective on textile surfaces for days. Human Coronavirus Read more about HeiQ Viroblock certified as cosmetic grade & bio-based renewable[…]

HeiQ and Intexso biochem celebrate seven years of partnership in the fast-growing and innovative market of India

HeiQ is a leader in textile innovation, creating some of the most effective, durable and high-performance textile effects in the market today. They have a variety of technology categories, including the recently launched HeiQ Viroblock that is tested effective against SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19). HeiQ is an innovation partner with its distributors, and as they continue to Read more about HeiQ and Intexso biochem celebrate seven years of partnership in the fast-growing and innovative market of India[…]

Artistic Denim Mills and HeiQ collaborate to launch “Safe To Touch” denim and face mask collection

Artistic Denim Mills (ADM) is a vertical denim mill based in Karachi, Pakistan, that produces fabrics, garments and face masks for the global market. Their heritage is in jeans that give feel, fit and comfort to customers using innovative fibers and stretch technologies. Since the COVID-19 pandemic, ADM has ventured into the production of face Read more about Artistic Denim Mills and HeiQ collaborate to launch “Safe To Touch” denim and face mask collection[…]

HeiQ Viroblock tested successfully against virus that causes COVID-19

HeiQ Viroblock NPJ03 is among the first textile technologies in the world to be proven effective against SARS-CoV-2 in the laboratory. Tests conducted by Swiss textile innovator HeiQ with the Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity in Melbourne, Australia (Doherty Institute) showed that treated fabric achieved 99.99% reduction of the virus. HeiQ Viroblock NPJ03 is Read more about HeiQ Viroblock tested successfully against virus that causes COVID-19[…]

HeiQ and Standard Fibers to announce next generation bio-based “starts cool, stays cool” fabric technology at Heimtextil

Swiss textile innovator HeiQ adds bio-based thermo-functional polymer products to their HeiQ Smart Temp family for a full range of intelligent thermoregulation triggered by body heat. The newly introduced products add dual-action cooling at contact to the already successful dynamic evaporative cooling technology. Launched in 2011, HeiQ Smart Temp was a pioneer in intelligent thermoregulation Read more about HeiQ and Standard Fibers to announce next generation bio-based “starts cool, stays cool” fabric technology at Heimtextil[…]

HeiQ awarded 2019 Swiss Environmental Award for HeiQ Clean Tech

As a leading country in the global innovation economy, Switzerland is a leader in combining sustainable economics with commercial interests. This strategy is awarded annually in the selection of the Swiss Environmental Award (“Umweltpreis der Wirtschaft Schweiz”) during the CE2 Days of the Swiss Economic Forum. After several rounds of review, the finalist that are Read more about HeiQ awarded 2019 Swiss Environmental Award for HeiQ Clean Tech[…]

Same warmth with half the bulk, HeiQ launches its first visible textile technology HeiQ XReflex

Humans lose about 60% of body heat through thermal radiation. In order to stay warm, insulations made out of down, synthetic or fleece are typically used in outerwear. The thicker the insulation, the less heat loss and the warmer the person. For the active person or traveler, the goal is to find the same warmth Read more about Same warmth with half the bulk, HeiQ launches its first visible textile technology HeiQ XReflex[…]

HeiQ and DuPont Consumer Solutions introduce an Eco-Friendly water-repellent finish for Wolverine World Wide Leather

Recent consumer research shows that 49% of consumers think it is important that their water-repellent product is eco-friendly PFC-free1. To meet these consumer and brand demands, HeiQ developed the HeiQ Eco Dry line of PFC-free products. The collaboration with DuPont expands on this product line, with the first product being a PFC-free water-repellent finish for Read more about HeiQ and DuPont Consumer Solutions introduce an Eco-Friendly water-repellent finish for Wolverine World Wide Leather[…]