18 May 2020

Freudenberg Performance Materials achieves silver level Material Health Certificate for H080x series

Freudenberg Performance Materials is a leading global manufacturer of innovative technical textiles offering differentiated value propositions to a broad range of markets and applications including apparel and shoe wear.

The company started their Cradle to Cradle journey with their contributions to the C&A and G-Star Raw projects in 2017, and now have achieved their first certification, a silver level Material Health Certificate for their H080x series of thermal insulation padding, designed for outdoor apparel.

All components of the product were verified to be free of carcinogens, mutagens, and reproductive disruptors. The padding is made for the technical cycle, consisting of Polyamide 6 fibers, and designed to be 100% recyclable.

This achievement was made possible by the responsiveness and collaboration of the complex supply chain. Freudenberg Performance Materials attaches great importance to social and ecological responsibility and strives to take their silver level certification to the next step.

Click here for more information on the HO80x series certification.