Hohenstein Institutes Open Second India Office; Offer Inspection Services In China, India And Turkey

The Germany-based Hohenstein Institutes have opened a contact office in Tirupur, India, to serve
textile producers in southern India. The new office joins the institutes’ Mumbai office to offer
Oeko-Tex Standard 100 certification of products and testing of standard materials and merchandise,
in addition to conducting performance and treatment process testing.

The services of the new office will benefit European companies that have their products
manufactured in India by shortening the time required to conduct and deliver test and certification
results in the region, and allowing for more person-to-person customer service onsite at company
locations. Laboratory testing will continue to be conducted at the institutes’ headquarters in

In related news, the Hohenstein Institutes now offer on-site product inspection services in
China, India and Turkey. Services range from testing at the preproduction stage to monitoring
loading of company containers on ships.

The institutes plan to offer onsite inspection services in other countries

as demand grows.

In addition, the Hohenstein Institutes Sri Lanka liaison office has relocated to: 422/424 3rd
floor, Godagama Building, next to Pan Asia Bank Corp., Galle Road, Kollupitiya, Colombo – 3, Sri
Lanka; +94-11-23-75-010, +94-11-56-58-200; fax +94-11-23-75-015; srilanka@hohenstein.org.

September/October 2007