Wear Less – Game-Changing Insulation Technology


Thursday 29th November 2018

11:00 - 12:00

Room number: P07

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Recent consumer research shows that 72% of shoppers are interested in odor control technology in active wear. As social animals we want to be close to others without having to worry about bad smell on our apparel.

Avoiding unwanted odors has been a constant source of innovation and new technological advances throughout the ages. Thus inspired, HeiQ has developed innovative textile technologies that control various sources of bad odors ranging from polyester smell to hormones, food, smoke and sweat, delivering market-leading odor control performance and durability.

On top of a general overview on existing and traditional odor control solutions, we introduce more sustainable but equally or more effective technologies. Get an update on the latest breakthroughs in the industry, which include a bio-based solution against sweat odor and other non-silver technologies that tackle not only sweat but also environmental odors.

Workshop room: P07
Maximum capacity: unlimited
Workshop fee: free of charge
Email your application form to:     rahel.kaegiromero@heiq.com

About the workshop organizer

Carlo Centonze

HeiQ Materials AG


About the orator: Carlo Centonze studied Biology and Forest Engineering at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology ETH Zurich. He earned his Executive MBA at the University of St.Gallen. After his service as army pilot he started his professional career as co-founder of the ETH Spin-off Myclimate, today one of the world’s leading providers of carbon offsetting measures. Since 2004, he serves HeiQ as CEO, developing the firm from a two employee company to a 40 employee company.

About the company: Founded in 2005 as a spin-off from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETH), HeiQ is a leader in textile innovation creating some of the most effective, durable and high-performance textile technologies on the market today. With the aim to improve the lives of billions of people by perfecting an everyday product, textiles, HeiQ combines three areas of expertise – scientific research, specialty materials manufacturing and consumer ingredient branding. This makes HeiQ the ideal innovation partner to create differentiating and sustainable products and capture the added value at the point of sale.

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Exhibitor List May 2019

Lenzing AG
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BF Co., Ltd.
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