Switzerland. Multi-national group of laboratories providing inspection and certification services to companies active in agriculture, forestry, natural fibers and textiles, and are manufacturing and processing according to ecologically responsible standards. [English and German]
Germany. Non-profit research and testing institute for the plastics, leather, textile and nonwovens industries. Also, organizers of conferences, seminars and courses. Listing of testing services. [English and German]
Germany. Independent testing and research institution, active in natural fibers production and processing technologies and methods. Testing programs for cotton and wool fiber for producers, manufacturers and merchants. [English and German]
Germany. Cooperative project of the European carpet industry. Testing services for carpet related raw materials, finished products and installation procedures. Promotion of environmentally responsible recycling solutions. Links to European environmental legislation, governing bodies and general information. Multi-lingual site.
France. Multi-national group of independent companies, involved in quality control, consultancy and training activities for the leather, footwear and leather goods, textile and apparel, electrical and electronic, environmental and toy manufacturing industries. Multi-lingual site.
Government institute involved in the testing of wool fiber prior to sale, textile fabrics, carpets, geotextiles and reflective surfaces, and physical and chemical testing for the grain, food and feed industries. Also active in the development and implementation of national and international standards, procedures, methods and technologies. Extensive library of articles. History of Australian wool. Links to related sites.
UK. Testing laboratory, specialised in fiber composition analysis and performance testing of yarns and textile fabrics. Detailed descriptions of test methods available. Price list. Conversion tables. Links to related sites.
Switzerland. Multi-national group of laboratories, active in testing, verification and certification of materials and products. Testing and evaluation of natural and synthetic fibers, textile fabrics and waste, and garments.
USA. Independent laboratory with affiliates worldwide. Provides biological, chemical and physical testing services to the medical device industry, and offers education, consultation and on-site evaluation of customer operations. Bioburden and biocompatibillity testing for nonwovens, produced for medical end uses.
UK. Independent UKAS accredited testing and certification laboratory for the apparel, technical textiles, nonwovens, floor covering and construction industries. Detailed lists of services and publications on PDF files.
USA. Independent institution, providing microbiology testing services for the medical device and pharmaceutical industries. Bioburden and biocompatibillity tests for nonwoven medical products. Provides technical information.
Switzerland. Independent textile testing institute. Chemical analysis, mechanical and electronic testing of fibers, yarns and fabrics, and consulting on ecological management issues. English, German and French.
India. Full service research, development and testing institute for man-made fiber, yarns, textiles and textile chemicals. Also, manufacturers of testing instruments, and providing technical engineering services.
USA. Multi-national group of consultants specialised in ropes, textiles and marine systems. Design and testing services for fibers, yarns and textile fabrics. Fiber identification guide. Technical textile software. Technical papers on PDF files.
UK. Commercial company of the Nottingham Trent University. Business consultants and services, and organization of short courses and training programs. Color fastness, dimensional stability and physical testing services for the textile industry.
Slovakia. Institute for textile and nonwovens testing and chemistry, focused on automobile carpets, textile auxiliaries, textile finishing technologies, and the development of testing methods, standards and testing equipment. Also, technical consultancy services. English and Slovakian.
Turkey. Independent laboratory for physical and chemical textile and leather testing, inspection, training and technical consulting services. Glossary of terms. List of care labels. Price list. English and Turkish.
Germany. Non-profit institute for testing and research, active in analytical chemistry, microbiological studies, biotechnology, certification of product and systems, testing equipment and special machinery, and software development. Also, marketing a wide range of testing instruments, materials and equipment. English and German.
UK. Multidisciplinary-based research institute specialised in soil, plant and animal sciences, geography, socio-economics and information technology. Laboratory evaluation and testing services for animal hair and fiber.
Korea. Internationally accredited testing and inspection institute for textile, paper, plastics, rubber, leather and resin based industrial and consumer goods. Comprehensive list of available services. English and Korean.
Italy. Group of companies involved in full service testing, quality and process control, and inspection activities for the textile and apparel industries. Also, logistic services, and customised information systems. Links to related sites. Multi-lingual site.
UK. Independent and internationally licensed testing company for wool fleeces, greasy and scoured wool, and wool tops. Also, providers of a full range of custom textile testing services. Technical articles on PDF files. Links to related sites.
Bulgaria. Testing institute for physical and analytical testing of industrial and consumer products. Testing of textile fiber composition and fabric construction, color fastness and dimensional stability. English and Bulgarian.
USA. Independent full-service certified laboratory, specialised in testing and evaluation of yarns, textile fabrics and ready-made garments, and nonwoven fabrics and finished products. List of available test methods.
China. Independent company, involved in factory audits, on-site inspection and laboratory testing services for the textile, nonwovens, and industrial and consumer products industries. English and Chinese.
Sweden. Independent laboratory for testing and evaluation of interior textiles, footwear, luggage, garments and protective clothing, toys and furniture. Also, product development and technical support services, and educational programs. English and Swedish.
The Netherlands. Textile testing and certification laboratory, active in textiles, geotechnical products, leather, metal and related materials. List of available services. Links to related sites. English and Dutch.
USA. Texas Tech University auxiliary, conducting textile research, testing and evaluation of natural and man-made fibers, yarns and fabrics, and textile manufacturing, dyeing and finishing systems and processes. List of publications. Links to related sites.