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[…]

sloggi and HeiQ celebrate the joy of movement together

Gradually rolling out globally since this autumn, sloggi mOve, a new line of athletic bodywear by sloggi, celebrates the joy of being active and feeling comfortable. Sloggi mOve has three series, FLY, FLEX and FLOW, making sure all kinds of movement are catered to: with FLY designed for fast and energetic movements; FLEX for sports Read more about sloggi and HeiQ celebrate the joy of movement together[…]

Weicon still on a growth path

The manufacturer of adhesives and sealants Weicon has founded its ninth foreign branch office. After Dubai, Canada, Turkey, Romania, South Africa, Singapore, the Czech Republic and Spain, Genoa in Italy is now one of the locations of the family owned German company. Weicon Italia s.r.l. Weicon Italia s.r.l., that is the official name of the Read more about Weicon still on a growth path[…]

HeiQ Announces New Partnership with Concept III in North America

With this new partnership, the team at Concept III will immediately begin representing HeiQ technologies with their brand partners. For four decades, Concept III has worked alongside the world’s premier mills and tech innovators to source and develop new fabric-based solutions for iconic outdoor apparel brands. HeiQ’s CEO, Carlo Centonze says “HeiQ’s mission is to Read more about HeiQ Announces New Partnership with Concept III in North America[…]

Upgraded HeiQ Smart Temp

Based on the mechanism of the recently unveiled, patent-pending instant cooling hydro functional polymer, the Swiss textile innovator HeiQ announces that a suite of new products will be added to the HeiQ Smart Temp product family for a full range of activated cooling technology, customizable for each fabric type and intended cooling performance. HeiQ recently Read more about Upgraded HeiQ Smart Temp[…]

HeiQ Appoints Colleen Nipkow as Marketing Director North America and Paul Middleton as Brandforce Europe and Technical Director Brandforce

In these two newly created leadership roles, Nipkow is named Marketing Director North America, and Middleton is named Brandforce Europe and Technical Director Brandforce. Nipkow will oversee HeiQ’s North American marketing, leading strategic planning, budget, and all aspects of marketing communication for the region. Middleton will manage brand relations with our European partners as well Read more about HeiQ Appoints Colleen Nipkow as Marketing Director North America and Paul Middleton as Brandforce Europe and Technical Director Brandforce[…]

Growth expectations to 2020 for textile machines lower than in machinery industry

Production in the textile machinery sector grew by 3.5% weaker than in mechanical engineering in recent years from 2014 to 2017 as a related industry report indicates in the Quest Trend Magazine about production and sales of this sector. In the same period, sales also developed 2.5% weaker than in machinery industry. This situation naturally Read more about Growth expectations to 2020 for textile machines lower than in machinery industry[…]

Cleaner for the food industry

Weicon, producer of special products for industrial applications, has developed a spray, which has an A1 NSF Registration and is suitable for applications in the food industry – Weicon Foam Cleaner. Universal use The Foam Cleaner can be used universally and can be applied when cleaning and degreasing water-reistant surfaces and when removing stains from Read more about Cleaner for the food industry[…]

Now cooling on clothes is only activated when needed

The Swiss textile innovator HeiQ launches an upgraded version of its popular dynamic cooling technology HeiQ Smart Temp. Based on an instant cooling hydro functional polymer, this patent pending technology provides activated cooling to the wearer for enhanced performance and thermal comfort. Inhouse thermoregulation performance measurements of a treated fabric revealed a 1.5°C to 2.5°C Read more about Now cooling on clothes is only activated when needed[…]

Future fashion trends at MCBW

The upcoming generation of fashion designers presents its cutting-edge creations at this year’s MCBW (Munich Creative Business Week). At the opening ceremony on March 3, graduates of the Deutsche Meisterschule für Mode/Designschule in Munich (German master school for fashion/design) are hosting a fashion show combining unexpected styles, colors, and materials in the BMW double cone Read more about Future fashion trends at MCBW[…]