November 2, 2020
Beverly, MA — (November 2, 2020) – Sciessent today announced that The Headwear Company, a producer of knitted fabrics, ready-made garments, and hosiery and socks, is developing a new line of face masks treated with Sciessent’s Agion® Antimicrobial that will be sold in the European Union (EU). The masks, which are warp-knitted with a non-woven interlining, will feature four-to-five layers of protection.
Headquartered in the center of Denmark’s traditional textile sector, The Headwear Company develops, designs, manufactures, markets and sells its products through a number of well-established brands: Christine Headwear, VIVA Headwear, Boho Spirit Headwear, Petite Peanut Headwear and Male Headwear. All of the company’s brands are based on soft, functional, natural and environmentally friendly materials, focusing on Danish design and quality.
“With its strong brand presence and dedication to sustainable materials, The Headwear Company is a valuable partner to us in the global textile industry,” said Paul C. Ford, CEO of Sciessent. “We are pleased to collaborate with them on the development of their masks featuring our Agion® Antimicrobial, which is bluesign® approved and meets the the Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals (ZDHC) Foundation’s highest level of conformance criteria.”
Sciessent is a leading provider of customized antimicrobial solutions that enhance the value of customers’ products. Agion antimicrobial solutions from Sciessent have been incorporated into a wide range of healthcare, industrial, and consumer applications, including medical devices such as central venous catheters and IV access ports, drinking water applications like water filters and ice making equipment, and textiles and apparel. For more information, please visit www.sciessent.com.
About The Headwear Company
The Headwear Company is an innovative partner for headwear for all purposes. Headquartered in the center of Denmark’s traditional textile sector, the company’s production is located in Thygesen Textile Solutions factory in Vietnam. The Headwear Company is a subsidiary of Thygesen Textile Solutions, a firmly established leader in the production of high-quality knitted fabrics, which are sold to the textile industry worldwide for further processing into finished garments. https://theheadwearcompany.com