Four New Organisations Announced as ZDHC Contributors


We are delighted to announce the arrival of four new ZDHC Contributors. Solution Provider, Kaken Test Center and Achille Pinto S.P.A. from the textile and footwear industry have joined as part of our Value Chain Affiliate Category and Taiwan Textile Research Institute (TTRI), and Confederation of the German Textile and Fashion Industry as Associates.




Joining in the Value Chain Affiliate Category are:



Solution Provider: 

KAKEN TEST CENTER This international testing organisation operates laboratories in Japan and overseas. Its laboratories are accredited to ISO / IEC17025 and ISO 9001 standards. KAKEN TEST CENTER supports safety, security and comfort with world-class reliable technology and vast levels of knowledge and experience.


Textile and Footwear Industry:

Achille Pinto S.P.A. was founded in 1933. This organisation is involved in the research and development of textile collections. Its activities also include fabric finishing for clothing, and the design and production of scarves, ties and other textile accessories.


Joining as Associate:

Taiwan Textile Research Institute (TTRI), founded in 1959, is a government-funded research institute in Taiwan. Its activities are involved in R&D on fibre, yarn, dyeing and finishing, knitting, weaving, apparel, and textile testing. TTRI provides technology transfer, technical assistance, training and consulting services to textile industries.

The Confederation of the German Textile and Fashion Industry is the umbrella association of the German textile and fashion industry. It represents the industry at national and international level in matters of economic and social policy. Its membership includes 11 state-level associations from the textile and fashion industry and 14 textile and fashion industry trade associations, including the footwear and leather goods industry.