HeiQ functional fabric development
HeiQ launches functional fabric development service
HeiQ Fabric Lab is a new service to assist brands with fabric innovation. © HeiQ
Swiss textile innovator HeiQ launches HeiQ Fabric Lab, a new service to assist brands with fabric innovation so they can turn their product concepts into reality. With HeiQ Fabric Lab, HeiQ takes a brand’s product idea and applies its expertise in fibre, yarn, fabric solutions, chemical technology, as well as its knowledge and sourcing partners to develop the brand partner’s future functional fabric.HeiQ functional fabric development
In addition to fabric development, HeiQ Fabric Lab also offers additional services, such as fabric trend research, product marketing and materials education seminars for employees.
HeiQ Fabric Lab was developed to help brands across the board, from supplier selection to tackling technical challenges, as well as material testing and finalizing fabric agreements. “We are here to assist brands every step of the way until the perfect product has been developed,” said Regina Goller, Director of Fabric Management at HeiQ Materials.
“With over 25 years of experience working inside and with major sports apparel brands, from concepts to final products, we are highly knowledgeable in functional materials from base layers to outerwear.” HeiQ functional fabric development
Founded in 2005 as a spin-off from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETH), HeiQ is a leader in textile innovation creating effective, durable and high-performance textile technologies. HeiQ combines three areas of expertise – scientific research, specialty materials manufacturing and consumer ingredient branding.