COBMEX announces STANDARD 100 by OEKO-TEX® certification for its New Contemporary Collection 

The New Contemporary Collection from Cobmex further solidifies the brand’s legacy as a leader in their field. 

Toronto, February 1, 2020 - Cobmex Apparel, North America’s leading supplier of knitwear to the uniform industry, introduces its New Contemporary Collection. Presenting a variety of sweater styles with inspiration taken from current retail trends, this collection thoughtfully addresses the needs of today's uniformed employee. The New Contemporary Collection represents an exciting addition to an already extensive in-stock catalog of uniform apparel.


We are very proud to be certified byOEKO-TEX®”, says Jonathan Edberg, Executive Vice President, Cobmex Apparel. “This was a rigorous process,'' continues Edberg, “that took considerable planning and input from our team. We listened to the needs of our end users and provided an advanced technical solution to a fashionable product while ensuring comfort and durability. As our reach into more industries continues to grow internationally this solution thoroughly confirms our commitment to address the health and safety of our customers”. 


About STANDARD 100 by OEKO-TEX® 


STANDARD 100 by OEKO-TEX® is one of the world's best-known labels for textiles tested for harmful substances. It stands for customer confidence and high product safety. In order to establish STANDARD 100 by OEKO-TEX® certification, every component of the article, i.e. the yarn, thread, button and findings, have been tested for harmful substances ensuring that the resulting product will be harmless from a human ecological perspective. The test is conducted by independent OEKO-TEX® partner institutes based on the widely recognized OEKO-TEX® criteria catalog. The test takes into account regulated and non-regulated substances which could potentially be harmful to human health. The criteria for the STANDARD 100 by OEKO-TEX® exceeds national and international requirements. The criteria catalog is updated at least once a year and expanded with new scientific knowledge and statutory requirements as they become available. 


The New Contemporary Collection has been created with style and passion from an in-house team of designers.  Produced from an advanced and technical spinning process, the yarns improve look, comfort and feel. The collection can seamlessly update any uniform program, while continuing to provide both form and function. Cobmex guarantees its comfortable and practical knitwear products to perform optimally wash after wash for a full calendar year. 


About Cobmex 


Since 1998, Cobmex has manufactured knitwear used by a wide range of corporate and public safety customers. Based in Toronto, Canada, the corporation operates five separately wholly owned companies in five different countries. Cobmex Apparel Inc. is the leading knitwear supplier to both the Corporate and Public Safety Uniform Industries in North America. 


For more information contact Tyler Ashton - [email protected], 1-877-418-2931or visit 

Cobmex’s New Contemporary Collection is an OEKO-TEX®, certified collection of knitwear that is designed exclusively for the uniform industry.