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(c) Heiq. Julien Born - CEO The LYCRA Company und Carlo Centonze - Co-founder and CEO of HeiQ Group.
15.07.2021

Gemeinsam neue Lösungen für die Bekleidungsindustrie: HeiQ und The LYCRA Company kooperieren

  • Synergien für Stretch, Thermoregulation, Frische und Nachhaltigkeit
  • Markenbekanntheit beim Verbraucher erhöhen
  • Markteinführung auf der Intertextile in Shanghai

HeiQ und The LYCRA Company haben eine umfassende Zusammenarbeit über mehrere Technologie- und Markenplattformen hinweg vereinbart. Aufbauend auf Sondierungsgesprächen, die Anfang 2019 begannen, gaben HeiQ und die The LYCRA Company bekannt, ihre gemeinsamen Philosophien und Stärken in der Textilwissenschaft, in sozialen Netzwerken und im globalen Marketing zu nutzen, um mit ihren Innovationsplattformen einen breiten Markt zu adressieren. Die Unternehmen planen Innovationen für Verbrauchermarken in den Marktsegmenten Stretch, Thermoregulation, Frische und Nachhaltigkeit.

  • Synergien für Stretch, Thermoregulation, Frische und Nachhaltigkeit
  • Markenbekanntheit beim Verbraucher erhöhen
  • Markteinführung auf der Intertextile in Shanghai

HeiQ und The LYCRA Company haben eine umfassende Zusammenarbeit über mehrere Technologie- und Markenplattformen hinweg vereinbart. Aufbauend auf Sondierungsgesprächen, die Anfang 2019 begannen, gaben HeiQ und die The LYCRA Company bekannt, ihre gemeinsamen Philosophien und Stärken in der Textilwissenschaft, in sozialen Netzwerken und im globalen Marketing zu nutzen, um mit ihren Innovationsplattformen einen breiten Markt zu adressieren. Die Unternehmen planen Innovationen für Verbrauchermarken in den Marktsegmenten Stretch, Thermoregulation, Frische und Nachhaltigkeit.

Die erste Innovationsplattform kommt noch in diesem Sommer auf den Markt. Sie soll den Verbrauchern eine neue Dimension von Vertrauen und Komfort bieten, indem HeiQ Frische- und antivirale Vorteile mit der Qualität und den Vorzügen von Stretch-Stoffen verbindet, die nach dem neuen Markenstandard der LYCRA® freshFX® Technologie zertifiziert sind. Die Vorbereitungen für diese Innovation laufen derzeit mit einem anfänglichen Fokus auf lokale Wertschöpfungsketten in China für den chinesischen Verbraucher. Die Markteinführung ist für die Intertextile-Messe in Shanghai Ende August vorgesehen. Der Fokus dieser Kooperationen wird darauf liegen, relevante Verbraucherbedürfnisse nach Qualität, Langlebigkeit und nachhaltiger Kleidung zu erfüllen. Stoffmuster und Prototypen werden im Spätsommer für die kommerzielle Order zur Verfügung stehen.

„Unser Ziel bei HeiQ ist es, Marken und Produzenten in der Textilindustrie in die Lage zu versetzen, mehr Komfort, Performance und Nachhaltigkeit in Textilprodukte zu bringen und gleichzeitig die Markenbekanntheit bei den Verbrauchern zu erhöhen, die am meisten von diesen Innovationen profitieren werden", sagt Carlo Centonze, Mitbegründer und CEO der HeiQ Gruppe.

„Die Kollaboration basiert auf einem starken Fundament gemeinsamer Werte und Philosophien, die unsere beiden Unternehmen teilen", so Julien Born, CEO The LYCRA Company. „Wir freuen uns darauf, die natürlichen Synergien zwischen uns zu nutzen und gemeinsam neue Lösungen für die Bekleidungsindustrie zu finden."

Quelle:

HeiQ Materials AG

17.12.2019

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 thermofunctional 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 technology for textiles. Continuous refinements of this product range have allowed HeiQ to be the go-to solution provider as its technologies offer not only industry-leading dynamic evaporative cooling performance, but also ease of application and a friendly price point for brand partners. The latest breakthrough with cool touch technology allows consumers to touch, feel and understand the technology at point-of-sale, and ensures thermal comfort at all times by providing the benefits of cool at contact and continuous evaporative cooling. It is currently optimized for use on home textile products such as mattress ticking and bed linens. All HeiQ Smart Temp products are Oeko-Tex® Class 1-4 conform, bluesign® and USDA BioPreferred pending.

Swiss textile innovator HeiQ adds bio-based thermofunctional 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 technology for textiles. Continuous refinements of this product range have allowed HeiQ to be the go-to solution provider as its technologies offer not only industry-leading dynamic evaporative cooling performance, but also ease of application and a friendly price point for brand partners. The latest breakthrough with cool touch technology allows consumers to touch, feel and understand the technology at point-of-sale, and ensures thermal comfort at all times by providing the benefits of cool at contact and continuous evaporative cooling. It is currently optimized for use on home textile products such as mattress ticking and bed linens. All HeiQ Smart Temp products are Oeko-Tex® Class 1-4 conform, bluesign® and USDA BioPreferred pending.

As the demand for thermo-functional polymer applications continues to grow, HeiQ created HeiQ Iberia to focus on this product development. There are three new products (two more in the pipeline) in the range that all provide instant cooling from a bio-based thermo-functional polymer, and each product is optimized to perform on specific items such as mattress ticking or bedding accessories. By adding a new category of products to the range, HeiQ now has a broad range of intelligent thermoregulation solutions for home textile market. HeiQ is launching these products for home textiles with their partner Standard Fiber at Heimtextil Frankfurt (7-10 January 2020).

“We have more and more business developing around temperature-regulating technologies”, says Sandy Gray, CEO at Standard Fiber LLC. “To support our mission of continuously introducing new technologies and innovations to our customers, we are excited to work with HeiQ and present HeiQ Cool Touch technologies to our customers to elevate and differentiate their products in the market”.

Weitere Informationen:
HeiQ Standard fibers
Quelle:

HeiQ

04.12.2019

Neue Technologie in der HeiQ Fresh-Serie verwandelt Vorhänge in Luftreiniger

Der Schweizer Textilinnovator HeiQ hat dem Luftmanagement eine neue Dimension in der HeiQ Fresh-Produktlinie gegeben – Luftreinigungsfunktionalität, die in Vorhängen von IKEA zur Reduzierung von Innenraumluftschadstoffen wie den flüchtigen organischen Verbindungen (VOCs) Acetaldehyd, Formaldehyd und Stickoxid (NO) eingesetzt wird.

Kein Stromanschluss, kein zusätzlicher Platzbedarf, der Gunrid-Vorhang von IKEA sieht aus wie ein gewöhnlicher Vorhang, erfüllt aber eine neuartige Funktion – er reinigt die Raumluft, dank der neuesten Technologie der HeiQ Fresh-Serie, HeiQ Fresh AIR, mit der er ausgestattet ist. Gunrid-Gardinen werden 2020 in den IKEA-Geschäften erhältlich sein.

Der Schweizer Textilinnovator HeiQ hat dem Luftmanagement eine neue Dimension in der HeiQ Fresh-Produktlinie gegeben – Luftreinigungsfunktionalität, die in Vorhängen von IKEA zur Reduzierung von Innenraumluftschadstoffen wie den flüchtigen organischen Verbindungen (VOCs) Acetaldehyd, Formaldehyd und Stickoxid (NO) eingesetzt wird.

Kein Stromanschluss, kein zusätzlicher Platzbedarf, der Gunrid-Vorhang von IKEA sieht aus wie ein gewöhnlicher Vorhang, erfüllt aber eine neuartige Funktion – er reinigt die Raumluft, dank der neuesten Technologie der HeiQ Fresh-Serie, HeiQ Fresh AIR, mit der er ausgestattet ist. Gunrid-Gardinen werden 2020 in den IKEA-Geschäften erhältlich sein.

Nach Angaben der Weltgesundheitsorganisation (WHO) sind über 80% der Stadtbewohner einer hohen Luftverschmutzung ausgesetzt1. Die Konzentration von VOCs in Innenräumen ist im Allgemeinen sogar höher als im Freien2. Während viele VOCs nicht als gesundheitsschädlich eingestuft werden, wie z.B. Parfüms und Duftstoffe, werden andere wie Acetaldehyd, Formaldehyd, Stickoxide (NO) und d-Limonene und andere halbflüchtige polyzyklische aromatische Kohlenwasserstoffe von der WHO als Verantwortliche erheblicher negativer Auswirkungen auf die Gesundheit angesehen. Diese VOCs stammen sowohl aus Quellen im Freien als auch aus Quellen im Innenbereich wie Möbel, Farben, Haushaltsreinigungsmittel, Sprays oder Kochaktivitäten, wie in der von IKEA durchgeführten Reinlufterhebung 2018 beschrieben wurde. HeiQ hat eine innovative Textilbehandlung entwickelt, die Heimtextilien wie Vorhänge als Medium zur Reinigung der Raumluft verwendet, um das Leben der Menschen zu verbessern.

Quelle:

HeiQ

07.10.2019

HeiQ provides sustainable dyeing and finishing solutions

Swiss textile innovator HeiQ partners with Twinery to significantly reduce waste in their apparel production supply chain.

Apparel manufacturing is the second largest polluting industry in the world. While there are many solutions to this problem, Bodyline has taken the lead to focus on developing a low impact supply chain by reducing energy and waste across the entire value chain and develop No Waste Apparel – Truecycled.

Two steps in this supply chain lifecycle include improving the dyeing and finishing stages. To improve the dyeing stage by using less water and energy and save CO2 during the polyester dyeing process, Truecycled has implemented HeiQ Clean Tech for more efficient and ecological processing of textiles.

“Aiming to improve the everyday products of textiles by making them more functional, comfortable and sustainable, HeiQ is proud to partner with Bodyline on their Truecycled project”, says Carlo Centonze, Chief Executive Officer at HeiQ.

Swiss textile innovator HeiQ partners with Twinery to significantly reduce waste in their apparel production supply chain.

Apparel manufacturing is the second largest polluting industry in the world. While there are many solutions to this problem, Bodyline has taken the lead to focus on developing a low impact supply chain by reducing energy and waste across the entire value chain and develop No Waste Apparel – Truecycled.

Two steps in this supply chain lifecycle include improving the dyeing and finishing stages. To improve the dyeing stage by using less water and energy and save CO2 during the polyester dyeing process, Truecycled has implemented HeiQ Clean Tech for more efficient and ecological processing of textiles.

“Aiming to improve the everyday products of textiles by making them more functional, comfortable and sustainable, HeiQ is proud to partner with Bodyline on their Truecycled project”, says Carlo Centonze, Chief Executive Officer at HeiQ.

Weitere Informationen:
HeiQ Smart Temp HeiQ
Quelle:

HeiQ ChemTex Inc.

(c) HeiQ
04.06.2019

HeiQ announces new subsidiaries: HeiQ China and HeiQ Taiwan

  • Operations, Product Development, Sales and Technical Support Growth

Celine Huang 黄秀蔚 is named Chief Executive Officer for HeiQ Greater China and Ming Wen Liang 梁銘文is named Chief Executive Officer HeiQ Taiwan. Huang, with her background as a general manager of a large player in the same industry brings a total of over 20 years of solid testing lab, agent and country strategies management expertise with an excellent relationship skills with customers, distributors, dealers and end users. She has a chemical engineering degree in dyeing and finishing from China Textile University. Huang has worked in both Australia and China in senior management positions. Huang will lead the group’s Greater China business from the newly created Shanghai office (瑞士海屹科新材料有限公司上海办事处).

  • Operations, Product Development, Sales and Technical Support Growth

Celine Huang 黄秀蔚 is named Chief Executive Officer for HeiQ Greater China and Ming Wen Liang 梁銘文is named Chief Executive Officer HeiQ Taiwan. Huang, with her background as a general manager of a large player in the same industry brings a total of over 20 years of solid testing lab, agent and country strategies management expertise with an excellent relationship skills with customers, distributors, dealers and end users. She has a chemical engineering degree in dyeing and finishing from China Textile University. Huang has worked in both Australia and China in senior management positions. Huang will lead the group’s Greater China business from the newly created Shanghai office (瑞士海屹科新材料有限公司上海办事处).

Liang will manage mill relations, technical support and distribution at HeiQ Taiwan. She brings close to 20 years of experience in textile and garment production supply chain focusing on sales, material innovation and development, sourcing and production. Liang holds a Bachelor of International Trade from the National Taipei University of Business, Taiwan, speaks Chinese, English and Spanish and has lived in both Taiwan and Argentina. And will be based in the new office in Taipei (瑞士海屹科有限公司).

HeiQ continues to increase its global footprint with the creation of HeiQ Shanghai and HeiQ Taiwan. In addition to HeiQ Hong Kong, these offices aim to provide dedicated technical support in the Greater China area, further broaden its geographical reach in strategic locations and support HeiQ’s brand partners’ manufacturing activities in the region.

(c) HeiQ ChemTex Inc.
27.03.2019

Powered by HeiQ Smart Temp technology, BUFF® launches CoolNet UV+® for activated cooling

Swiss textile innovator HeiQ partners with BUFF® on their new CoolNet UV+® fabric to stay dry and feel cool. For 25 years, BUFF® has premiered and innovated the tubular headwear category. Headquartered in Spain, the company was founded to keep warm the founder’s neck and head during his crosscountry motorcycle rides. Today, BUFF® continues its heritage of quality and reliability of multifunctional headwear.

HeiQ Smart Temp is an intelligent thermoregulation technology. Cooling is activated by rising body temperature and deactivated once cooling is complete. HeiQ Smart Temp keeps the wearer cooler, dryer and more comfortable.
“HeiQ and BUFF® have a shared vision of quality and reliability in our products. With the new CoolNet UV+® fabric, we are pleased that our HeiQ Smart Temp technology will allow the consumer to Stay Dry and Feel Cool”, says Christian von Uthmann, HeiQ’s Chief Sales Officer.

Swiss textile innovator HeiQ partners with BUFF® on their new CoolNet UV+® fabric to stay dry and feel cool. For 25 years, BUFF® has premiered and innovated the tubular headwear category. Headquartered in Spain, the company was founded to keep warm the founder’s neck and head during his crosscountry motorcycle rides. Today, BUFF® continues its heritage of quality and reliability of multifunctional headwear.

HeiQ Smart Temp is an intelligent thermoregulation technology. Cooling is activated by rising body temperature and deactivated once cooling is complete. HeiQ Smart Temp keeps the wearer cooler, dryer and more comfortable.
“HeiQ and BUFF® have a shared vision of quality and reliability in our products. With the new CoolNet UV+® fabric, we are pleased that our HeiQ Smart Temp technology will allow the consumer to Stay Dry and Feel Cool”, says Christian von Uthmann, HeiQ’s Chief Sales Officer.

Just like the first product from BUFF® in 1991, the new CoolNet UV+® was developed to keep customers safe and cool from the sun’s dangerous UV rays. Today the fabric is a recycled performance polyester microfiber with HeiQ Smart Temp’s activated cooling technology to keep the wearer cool and comfortable. The fabric also includes UPF 50+ sun protection, offers a 4-way ULTRA stretch weave and is 100% seamless for the perfect fit.

Weitere Informationen:
HeiQ HeiQ Smart Temp
Quelle:

HeiQ ChemTex Inc.