As reported last month, the Hohenstein Research Institute Prof Jürgen Mecheels GmbH & Co KG changed its name to Hohenstein Laboratories GmbH & Co KG with effect from 1 January 2010. With effect from the same date, the following companies have also been renamed.

They are Hohenstein Institut für Textilinnovation e.V. (Hohenstein Institute for Textile Innovation), from Hohenstein Clothing Physiology Institute previously; Hohenstein Academy e.V., from Hohenstein Technical Academy; and Hohenstein Textile Testing Institute GmbH & Co. KG. The company says that the changes will not affect services or the way they are provided.