In October 2018 the new standard DIN EN ISO 17708 will be published. It will replace the current version DIN EN ISO 17708:2003-10 .

The relevant changes compared to the predecessor version are:
a) sample preparation changed
b) calculation of the mean value of the sole liability removed
c) more precisely defined measuring device for measuring the...

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In September 2018 the new standard DIN SPEC 53250 will be published. It will replace the current version DIN SPEC 53250:2017-08.

The relevant changes compared to the predecessor version DIN SPEC 53250:2017-08 are:
a) determination of the gray scale is now optional and the procedure has been changed
b) test run with plane forward sliding removed

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Next month, Shanghai is hosting two valuable events for the footwear and leather industry and our Asian branch PFI Hong Kong is glad to be part of it.

The 7th Global Footwear Sustainability Summit will take place on 27th and 28th of August. PFI Hong Kong is sponsor of this event and is excited to share insights into “Green Manufacturing and...

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Our PFI Newsletter July 2018 has been published! In this issue you can read about:

  • One-stop OEKO-TEX® Certification
  • New Man at the Helm: Interview with Ronny Weis
  • Sustainability Manager for Footwear, Leather Goods, and Textile Industry
  • Seventeen New Substances Added to SVHC List
  • Revision of Foot and Leg Protection Standard

To PFI...

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In August 2018 the new standard DIN EN ISO 20863 will be published. It will replace the current version DIN EN ISO 20863:2005-03.

The updated standard specifies a method for determining the bondability of heat- and solvent-activated stiffeners and toe puffs to upper and lining material. The competent standardisation committee is working committee...

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Topical Training Courses

We offer topical training courses for our clients and all interested persons in the areas of:

  • Quality, environmental, and energy management systems
    based on ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 50001 
  • Information security management systems (ISMS)
    according to ISO 27001/27006
  • PPE according to the Regulation 2016/425
  • Medical devices and prequalification according to ISO 13485

Please contact us for further dates and information!

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