Master’s Course “Sustainable Textiles” at Hof University

The TEGEWA Steering Group Textile Auxiliaries has established an endowment professorship for the master’s course „Sustainable Textiles“ at the Hof University/Abt. Muenchberg which will be started in summer term 2020 (March 15th).

This English-taught, postgradual master’s Course is a dual one, meaning: In parallel with the course of study, a traineeship at a company (textile chemicals manufacturer) is obligatory.

The master’s course “Sustainable Textiles” is combining textile chemistry and sustainability in the textile supply chain in a unique way. By linking theory and practical applications the students are receiving the best possible preparation for a future career in this exciting and innovative professional field. To find more information – or subscribe online to the study course – just visit the university’s website! ! Online applications are possible until January 15th !

IULTCS Congress June 25th – 28th 2019 in Dresden

IULTCS Congress June 25th – 28th 2019 in Dresden

The congress of the International Union of Leather Technologists and Chemists Societies (IULTCS) took place from 25th to 28th June 2019 in Dresden. The association TEGEWA and its member companies within the steering group Leather Auxiliaries participated substiantally regarding sponsoring – and were amongst the first ones to declare their support of the congress. All major players of the leather supply chain have been involved at the congress – besides chemistry we are talking about the hide market, the tannery mechanical engineering, the tanneries and manufacturers, producing seat covers for cars, shoes, coats, jackets or high-quality upholstery leather.

Here some special TEGEWA moments:

Auszeichnung für TEGEWA Fachgruppe Lederhilfsmittel
Award for TEGEWA Steering Group Leather Auxiliaries

VGCT Award for Dr. Volker Schröder:

At the Freiberger Ledertage, being conducted in the course of the IULTCS congress, Dr. Volker Schröder, Verband TEGEWA e. V., received the Annual Award of VGCT for his long-time Achievements for leather Industry. The laudation was held by Dr. Heinrich Francke, Zschimmer & Schwarz, who handed over the Award together with Beate Haaser, Südleder and 2. chairwoman of VGCT. (s. picture below).


CESIO World Surfactants Congress 3rd – 5th June 2019 in Munich

CESIO World Surfactants Congress 3rd – 5th June 2019 in Munich


The 11th CESIO World Surfactants Congress has come to a successful close. Around 400 visitors from nearly 30 countries gathered in Munich from 3rd to 5th June 2019 and enjoyed an ambitious scientific programme as well as good networking opportunities.

See pictures and a film:

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