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HEIQ - Swiss Tech Inside

HeiQ creates some of the most effective, durable, and high-performance textile effects/finishes in today's market and enables brand partner differentiation through innovation/new technologies. HeiQ provides the following services:

  • Product Development
  • Marketing
  • Ingredient Branding
  • Testing
  • Legal Compliance
  • EHS/Sustainability
  • Distribution Network
  • Mill Recommendations
  • Technical Services
  • Trouble Shooting


HeiQ Pure

HeiQ Cool - Dual action cooling
World's first textile technology that delivers instant contact cooling and continuous evaporative cooling for optimal wellbeing day and night.

  • Made up of >50% biobased content and a patented formulation that enhances thermal and moisture comfort
  • Excellent cooling hand-feel at point of sale
  • Flexible finishing possibilities including pad, foam, coating, and print
  • Applicable to all fiber type: natural, synthetic, blends

HeiQ Pure

HeiQ Pure - Antimicrobial odor control
Advanced silver-based technologies that inhibit bacterial growth on textiles for enhanced freshness, hygiene, and comfort.

  • Long-lasting cleanliness and freshness
  • Exceptional efficiency and durability
  • Sustainable odor control functionality
  • Preserves fabric properties
  • Applicable to all fibers
HeiQ Fresh

HeiQ Fresh - Silver-free odor control
Made up of bio or mineral based ingredients, these technologies help tackle smells on textiles effectively by absorbing VOCs (Volatile Organic Compounds).

  • Durable freshness and odor control
  • Numerous products in the range targeting specific end-use: body, environmental, and fabric odors, as well as the accumulated effects on synthetic fibers.
  • Mineral-based HeiQ Fresh HAX permanently binds smelly molecules, making it ideal for non-washable items
  • Bio-based HeiQ Fresh FFL suits washable items as it regenerates after each wash
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  • No impact on fabric properties; combinable with other HeiQ technologies
  • Applicable to all fiber types
HeiQ Pure

HeiQ HyProTecht - Protected for longer
HeiQ HyProTecht is a versatile antimicrobial technology which suppresses the growth of algae, mold, mildew, fungi and bacteria which cause unpleasant odors, discoloration, staining, and deterioration.

  • Strong antimicrobial efficacy demonstrated by ISO 20743 in textile products.
  • For washable fabrics: the treatment is effective for at least 30 washes at 140°F



HeiQ Smart Temp

HeiQ Smart Temp - Intelligent thermoregulation
Innovative technology that provides fabrics the ability to interact with body temperature and dynamically respond to body heat. Cooling is enabled by heat and deactivated once the process is complete.

  • Proven to be up to 2.5C/4.5F cooler fabriic temperature
  • Durable, exceptional, trusted
  • HeiQ Smart Temp Hangtag
  • No impact on fabric properties
  • Applicable to any fiber type: natural, synthetic, blends



Echo Dry HeiQ Eco Dry - Stay dry ecologically
Eco-friendly and PCF-free water repellent technologies that protect against water and water-based stains.
  • Efficient and durable to washing and dry cleaning
  • Soft hand-feel and breathability
  • Air-dry capability
  • Applicable to all fiber types: cellulosic, synthetic, blends, leather, silk and wool
HeiQ Real Silk

HeiQ Real Silk - A touch of Luxury
Unique technology based on short silk fibers that transfers the characteristics of silk onto other fabrics.

  • Patented Short Polymer Fiber (SPF) technology
  • Reproduces the softness, dryness, coolness, and comfort of silk
  • Highly absorbent and fast drying
  • Sustainably sourced from recycled silk and cost-effective
  • Applicable to any fiber type: natural, synthetic, and blends
HeiQ Reflex

HeiQ XReflex - Thinner, lighter, warmer
Radiant barrier technology that reflects heat back to the body, maintaining the same level of warmth with as little as half the insulation material.

  • Excellent heat retention
  • Efficient, sustainable, durable
  • No impact on fabric breathability, handle, zero noise, DWR and down-proof properties
  • The result of a joint development with our Australian partner Xefco

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Clean Tech

HeiQ Clean Tech - Sustainable polyester dyeing
Innovative technologies that deliver sustainability, economically, and ecologically discontinuous piece and yarn dyeing for polyester.

  • Time, energy, water, and cost-efficient
  • Reduce CO2 emissions by 30%
  • Excellent color fastness, levelness, and reproducibility
  • Easy integration into current processes: only leveling and disperse agent replacements required


HeiQ Materials AG
Ruetistrasse 12 8952 Schlieren, Switzerland

For more information contact:

Loraine Stantzos, VP Marketing Communications -

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