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Sigillum Knowledge Solutions expands its team with the incorporation of a Director of Business Development

Sebastián Cabo Scharpf Management of the Business Development Area Since its creation, in July 2018, Sigillum Knowledge Solutions has focused on offering our clients the best advisory service in the field of health and product safety, always adapted to the particular needs of each company and the continuously evolving environment of the fashion sector, our…

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France and Sweden propose to the European Union to ban or restrict more than 1000 allergenic substances in textile, leather and leather goods.

It is estimated that between 4 and 5 million Europeans are allergic to chemical substances present in textile and leather goods, which constitutes an important health problem since once the allergy is developed it is maintained for life. On this basis, the Swedish Chemicals Agency (KEMI) and the French Agency for Food, Environment and Occupational…

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The importance of standards: the European standardization body CEN-CENELEC publishes an institutional declaration on the occasion of the European elections

The European bodies responsible for standardization, CEN – the European Standardization Committee – and CENELEC – the European Committee for Electrotechnical Standardization – have published a formal declaration on the occasion of the European elections. In it, they highlight the important role played by European standards to ensure that the European Union, the world’s largest…

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The main novelties in the legislative and regulatory framework of the fashion sector in 2018

The regulatory framework is a fundamental instrument for the protection of consumers. In the particular case of the fashion industry, manufacturers and retailers have an obligation to assure consumers – and the competent authorities – that their articles are safe. To achieve this, they must strictly comply with a diverse, changing and increasingly demanding legislation.…

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The companies AMSlab and MestreLab, collaborators of Sigillum Knowledge Solutions, launch an innovative project in the field of textile sustainability

  The fashion industry is aware of the great environmental impacts it generates and that is why, more and more, brands are looking for more sustainable manufacturing methods and materials. In this line of search for sustainability, it is also necessary to develop new technologies to control production processes and their environmental impact. With this…

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Europe opens the door to a possible restriction of microplastics in consumer goods

One year after the European Commission asked ECHA (European Chemical Agency) to act on microplastics, it has presented its proposal, focused on the restriction of this type of particles when they are intentionally added to products.   Microplastics are very small particles of plastic material (usually less than 5 mm) that can be formed unintentionally…

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Sigillum Knowledge Solutions participates in technical committees for the standardization of the textile and furniture sectors

Standardization contributes to the different organizations, public and private, facing challenges such as export to new markets, innovation in products and processes, the increasing weight of the digital world, the necessary continuous training of professionals and even the development of the company’s social responsibility. Always with the ultimate goal of contributing to the social, economic…

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