News

2024/06/05 (Wed)

Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, Agency for Natural Resources and Energy’s results of the FY2020 business classification evaluation system under the Energy Saving Act

Based on the 2022 results submitted in 2023 (Reiwa era 5), IRIS is listed on the following website as an S class (the highest class) in the business classification system as a business with excellent energy conservation efforts (target-achieving business).

Click here “ S-Class announcement

*The business classification evaluation system is based on the report compiled by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry’s Energy Conservation Subcommittee of the Advisory Committee for Natural Resources and Energy (August 28, 2015), and encourages businesses to self-identify by announcing excellent energy conservation businesses. The aim is to promote objective recognition of the status of energy conservation efforts.

At IRIS, we will continue to promote efforts to reduce the environmental impact caused by our business activities.

2024/03/01 (Fri)

BANGLADESH IRIS CO.,LTD’s “STANDARD100 by OEKO-TEX® Class I” certification has been updated.

BANGLADESH IRIS CO., LTD., an overseas subsidiary of IRIS Co., Ltd., has announced that Certification has been updated. 

The OEKO-TEX® Standard 100 (STANDARD100 by OEKO-TEX®) Class I, is proof of a product that has been confirmed to have the world’s highest level of safety.

OEKO-TEX® Standard 100 (STANDARD100 by OEKO-TEX®) is the world’s highest safety level, covering more than 350 types of hazardous substances, and is certified by 18 certification bodies mainly in Europe. This certifies that textile-related materials and products do not contain harmful chemicals.

Regulatory value standards vary depending on the safety level, and this time we have obtained the strictest standard value, Class I (products that come into contact with infants and toddlers).

75% of the materials handled by the all IRIS Group, both domestic and overseas, are OEKO-TEX® certified.

We strive to maintain and improve trust through product safety certifications so that our products can be used safely and securely.

2024/01/17 (Wed)

Hong Kong Iris Co., Ltd.’s “GRS certification” has been updated.

Hong Kong Iris Co., Ltd., an overseas subsidiary of Iris Co., Ltd., received the international environmental certification program “GRS (Global Recycled Standard) certification” in March 2022. We would like to inform you that our certification has been approved and updated by Intertek Certification Japan Ltd.
Based on our CSR (Social Responsibility) philosophy, Iris Group strives to continuously improve quality and environmental management systems, as well as further strengthen governance, and promote global business development. In addition, we will continue to actively promote product and technology development that utilizes environmentally friendly raw materials, including domestic and international recycled materials, which will lead to the spread and establishment of sustainable products and contribute broadly to society.

2024/01/01 (Mon)

Happy New Year 2024 from Japan!

In 2023 we renewed our webpage, launched our LinkedIn page, took the first steps to enter new markets and, most importantly, did a lot of scouting and testing related to new material innovation for more sustainable trims making. Next year, we’re looking forward to strengthening the sustainable trims strategies of our customers with our evolving product lineup. We sincerely wish to see you all join this journey with us.

We wish you a very prosperous New Year 2024!

2023/12/18 (Mon)

Shanghai IRIS CO., LTD. has obtained “GRS/RCS certification”.

Shanghai IRIS Co., Ltd. has obtained “GRS/RCS certification”. Recently, IRIS CO., LTD.’s overseas subsidiary “Shanghai IRIS CO., LTD. (Shanghai IRIS Clothing Materials CO., LTD.)” has been certified as a company with established traceability (tracking management) in consideration of society and the environment. In December, we acquired the international environmental certification programs GRS (Global Recycled Standard) and RCS (Recycled Claim Standard). Based on the philosophy of SDGs, the IRIS Group will continue to actively promote product and technology development that utilizes environmentally friendly raw materials, including recycled materials from Japan and overseas, leading to the popularization and establishment of sustainable products and promoting the widespread use of sustainable products. We will continue to contribute to society.

2023/11/30 (Thu)

ISPOMunich2023 is done.

We’d like to thank everyone who visited our booth during the fair. These events offer us not only an opportunity to showcase our items, but more importantly, to engage with people in the industry to hear the latest trends and needs. See you next year!

2023/11/22 (Wed)

ISPO 2023

We will participate in ISPO Munich 2023 (Nov. 28th to 30th) to showcase our latest inspirational designs and ecological materials. We cordially invite you all to visit our booth to get to know us, and also try a traditional Japanese “gachapon” with surprise goods inside.

2023/08/23 (Wed)

We exhibited at Shanghai Intertextile Exhibition.