New Chemical Policy at Target - HOME & TEXTILES TODAY Breakfast Seminar

Datum:27.03.2017 - 27.03.2017
Uhrzeit / Details:7:30 a.m.
Veranstaltungsort:2nd Floor Conference Room at the Textiles Building, 295 Fifth Avenue
New York
Veranstalter:OEKO-TEX® Association and Home & Textiles Today

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Join A Special Industry Breakfast to Learn About Target's New Initiatives on Harmful Chemicals

  • Breakfast will be served beginning at 7:30 a.m.
  • Seminar presentations will begin at 8:00 a.m.


  • Mr. Kirk Smithwick is Target’s Principle Product Engineer, where he has worked for more than 8 years in bedding, outdoor living textiles and sustainability initiatives.
  • Mr. Ben Mead is the Managing Director for Hohenstein Institute Americas. In this role Ben has OEKO-TEX® responsibilities for the United States and serves as the company’s liaison with governmental agencies, industry collaborations, and trade associations.

“Target is committed to driving transparency, proactive chemical management and innovation across all of our owned and national brand consumer products and in operations,” states the newly released CHEMICALS @ TARGET: CHEMICALS POLICY & GOALS.

When it comes to Chemical Management, Target will be committed to working with partners to “implement policies, practices and tools which facilitate the management of chemicals through the supply chain and across our operations.” One such business partner is the International OEKO-TEX® Association. For 25 years, OEKO-TEX® has been an independent, leading voice for a sustainable approach to chemicals management.

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