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We operate in the market as a professional specialized institute already since 1970.


The company VUTCH s.r.o. was founded in 2023 and part of the company was purchased from VÚTCH - CHEMITEX spol. s.r.o., which dealt with testing and certification, thus building on its more than 50 years of experience.

The Research Institute for Textile Chemistry was established on the base of decision of the Ministry of Industry of the Slovak Socialist Republic on March 1st, 1970. This way branch structure of research institutes in Slovakia for the field of textile and clothing industry with relationship to chemical and fibre industry has been complemented.

In 1994 it was, as one of the first industrial institutes, privatized by the company VÚTCH-CHEMITEX, spol. s r.o., consisting of own employees and it continued its activities on the base of the original business objective.

For more than 50 years the institute operates in the field of industrial applied research focusing mainly on research, development and innovations of the assortment of technical, home and other textiles with the emphasis placed on application of progressive technologies of textile finishing and special finishes. Nanotechnologies, low-temperature atmospheric plasma, multifunctional textile finishes are under the spotlight in the last 10 years. An assortment of smart textiles is being developed as well.

In 1993 the state authorized testing laboratory SKTC – 119 for textiles, clothing and selected products of consumer chemistry was established in the institute. Four testing laboratories are accredited according to the standard EN ISO/IEC 17025: 2017 and the certificates are issued by the Certification Body accredited according to the standard EN ISO/IEC 17065: 2012.

The company VUTCH s.r.o. is currently Authorized Body SKTC-182 and the Notified Body No. 3020 for testing, certification and conformity assessment of textile protective equipment according to the Regulation (EU) 2016/425 of the European Parliament and toys according to the Directive 2009/48/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council.

Since 2013 we are an associated member of the OEKO-TEX® International Association for Research and Testing in the Field of Textile and Leather Ecology with an authorization to perform tests and issue certificates according to the OEKO-TEX® STANDARD 100.

The whole range of business activities is covered by the certificate for Quality Management System according to the standard STN EN ISO 9001: 2016.



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