Tannery Magazines
A new location to relaunch research

A new location to relaunch research

Step by step, the Italian Leather Research Institute is implementing the revitalisation and development plan by starting the transfer of the Institute to the new and modern premises located in the Olivetti District of Pozzuoli, an area dedicated to research where more than 200 researchers are already working on behalf of five Institutes performing complementary research in various disciplinary fields and with whom interesting collaborations and synergies will be created.

The challenge is the global leather demand

The challenge is the global leather demand

Stephen Sothmann, president of USHSLA, the American hides and skins traders’ association, answers the questions of ARSUTORIA Tannery commenting 2018 results, the impact on leather sector of US-China trade war and future prospects.

Hong Kong is focusing on sustainability
Mar 19, 2019

Hong Kong is focusing on sustainability

Aware that the fashion world is increasingly sensitive to sustainability issues, APLF turns the spotlight on the theme and aims to create a great “business community” where everyone undertakes to incorporate issues like traceability, sustainable production, waste reuse.

The breakthrough of waterproof leather
Mar 19, 2019

The breakthrough of waterproof leather

The Dutch company presents an innovative technology based on silicon polymers that could be the new benchmark for water-repellent treatments. Lionel Champanhet, senior technical manager of Stahl, explains to us differences and advantages

Mar 19, 2019

Focusing on chemistry for leather processing, ICAP Leather Chem produces a complete range of quality products such as acrylic resins, polyurethane resins, urethane-acrylic polymers, lacquers, protein binders, pigments, oils, waxes, compounds.

Mar 19, 2019

Stahl is working on a wide range of projects linked to transparency and sustainability with several industry associations, universities and other partners. With 11 R&D centers around the world, employing almost 100 technical staff, Stahl’s product research is aimed at providing high performance solutions that reduce the environmental footprint.

Mar 19, 2019

With 197 years of history, the Dutch company Smit & zoon is a leading global supplier of wet-end and finishing leather chemicals for tanneries with focus on innovation and sustainability and a long-term vision.

Mar 19, 2019

For the first time the market falls in China (-4%), while it is almost breaking even in Europe and in the United States. Sales in Brazil, Russia and India are flying

Mar 19, 2019

Performing and absolutely safe products to protect the user and the environment. We are talking about GSC Group, a chemical-tanning company of Arzignano that operates on the international market with valuable and well-known brands such as Exel, Letex, Vandoni, Ber Chimica.

Feb 07, 2019

Over the years, the technological innovations introduced during the purification phase have significantly reduced sludge production to be disposed of. The flows involved are however still significant and for this reason we have worked to further reduce the volumes by studying their possible reuse.