Tannery Magazines
In the name of sustainability
Mar 22, 2018

In the name of sustainability

At the latest India International Leather Fair (IILF) in Chennai, Lanxess presented its comprehensive range of leather chemical products for the manufacturing of leathers destined for all market segments, from footwear to auto interiors.

ACLE, more buyers expected from ASEAN member states
Mar 22, 2018

ACLE, more buyers expected from ASEAN member states

For the 21st edition of the event to be held in Shanghai from 29 to 31 August, the organisers of the All China Leather Exhibition expect buyers not only from the tanneries and manufacturing industries of China, but also an increasing number of participants from the countries of South-East Asia, which represent an increasingly important leather goods and footwear manufacturing industry, thanks to their rising numbers.

India attempts a recovery
Mar 12, 2018

India attempts a recovery

After a difficult two-year period, the stock prices of the Indian leather-footwear industry rise, with investments of 400 million dollars planned

Mar 12, 2018

The tanning industry, even if exemplifying a circular economy, is often under pressure, crushed between demands for product performance and increasingly stringent regulations. A continuous challenge of specifications, restricted substances, and limits of analytical methods. In the meantime, researchers are studying the environmental footprint of tanning with and without chromium and the lifecycle of the product

Mar 12, 2018

U.S. Hides and Skins market situation. Last year US exports showed an increase of 7% in value for salted hides, but a decrease of -4% in wet blue. The outlook for next months will depend on the rate of recovery in global demand for leather.

Mar 12, 2018

The 31 May 2018 deadline appears to be a problematic one and many fear consequences for the tanning industry due to the impossibility of finding commonly used substances for which registration was not required and which have, therefore, been removed from the market.