Company of the Month by Hohenstein Institute The crescent awareness on products´ safety terms for outfits, has taken since early to certify its fabrics in conformity with humans and ecological requirements of OEKO-TEX® Standard 100, when become itself on the first textile factory in Brazil to receive STeP certification from OEKO-TEX®, added to others certifications as ISO 14001, ISO 9001, and other sustainable actions, resulted on its recognition by Germany´s Hohenstein Institute, as the company of the month in 2014.
The sustainable development is one of primordial objectives of Covolan Têxtil®. It includes, first of all, the constant improving of quality and productivity, and then, the reduction of natural resources consumes and the minimization of residuals´ generation.
All the procedure phasis, from the thread preparation to finished fabric, are performed by the own company and all the weaving processes, of dyeing and textile finishing are subjected to a quality and environmental management system extremely efficient.
Covolan Têxtil® iconstantly implements optimization standards to improve sustainability. Such standards include mainly harmful substances´ using prevention on production, the rigid control of residual water emissions, the optimized consume of energy, and work safety standards as well. Actions that justify the award and reference as the most sustainable textile company in Brazil.
Hohenstein Institute: Founded more than 70 years ago, Hohenstein Textile Testing is an international institute, located on Bönnigheim – Germany, specialized in tests, certifications and research in all types of textile products.
In own labs and with reputed specialists, realize tests and audit for label obtention of OEKO-TEX® Standard 100, STeP, Eco Passport, Detox to Zero, among others, with recognition and social credibility.