Allergy technology from HeiQ, a leading provider of sustainable textile and material technologies, has powered the award-winning product, Purotex+ from BekaertDeslee. The innovative solution for mattress ticking won the Interzum Award in the category "High Product Quality", being one of the 6 prizes presented to BekaertDeslee, Waregem/Belgium, at the Interzum 2023 international fair for the furniture and interior construction industries' supplying sectors.
Purotex+ powered by HeiQ Allergen Tech is a solution for reducing exposure to allergens in bedding. The technology uses active probiotics to reduce exposure to allergens, including house dust mite matter and pet allergens. This solution from HeiQ Materials AG, Zurich/Switzerland, has received the Seal of Approval by Allergy UK, and independent testing has shown that it reduces exposure to inanimate allergens by up to 96.6%, making it a highly effective solution for allergy sufferers.
The Interzum Award recognizes exceptional design and innovation in the furniture production industry. Purotex+ was selected for the award from a field of 280 submissions from 25 countries. The jury praised the product's design, innovative features, and its contribution to improving the quality of life for people with allergies.