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A green project for Ethiopia with Stahl

The Green Tanning Initiative was launched during the All African Leather Fair of Addis Ababa on 11 June.

The Mastrotto Group invests 15 million euro in Santa Croce sull’Arno

The new production plant of the company based in the Veneto region, leader in Europe in the sector of tanning bovine hides and which will employ about fifty employees, will be achieved through the use of the most advanced energy-saving technologies and in respect of the environment.

Greater efficiency and less waste

The Veneto-based company presented in Hong Kong its finishing lines

Sustainable Leather Campaign for a cleaner future   

With only two years to go, brands and tanners are being challenged to meet the Zero Discharge Hazardous Chemicals (ZDHC) goals: the elimination of all hazardous chemicals in the whole production process of the global textile, leather and footwear value chain

Adient Aerospace is born

The joint venture with Boeing is focused on the production of airplane seats. Objective: to excel in an expanding market that by 2026 will reach 6 billion dollars


The Italian Association of Tanning Auxiliary Manufacturers joins the foundation aimed at eliminating hazardous chemical substances along the entire fashion supply chain

New generation drums

Revomec will present its innovative Dharma and MD dry-milling drums, all made of stainless steel and available in different types and sizes.

A new spray booth

To meet the wider needs of customers, Barnini has designed a new rotary spray booth model which will not replace the existing one on the market but will complete the range offered.

New self-cleaning Belt Filter

The latest innovation from SC Costruzioni Meccaniche is called Belt Filter, a self-cleaning belt filter made of AISI 304 stainless steel, composed of two lateral frames and longitudinal reinforcements.

A mini-laboratory with Spraylab

Fratelli Carlessi exhibits Spraylab, its innovative spraying machine with robotic arm, which presents itself like a real mini-laboratory, in which the tannery technician can test small productions and samples optimizing time and resources.

More power for more beautiful leather

Bauce presents a new through-feed setting out and sammying machine that is positioned at the top of the marker.

Deepcolor, two-sided dyeing

At Tanning Tech 2018, Gemata is presenting Deepcolor, an innovative through-feed dyeing machine coming from the great experience and technological innovation of the Veneto-based company

The new milling drums Black Line® are still top secret

Erretre is proud to announce the development of a new generation of milling drums that are set for distribution right after Tanning Tech 2018

A new through-feed sammying machine for wet blue

The Escomar Italia, always focused and improving its through feed sammying machines for wet blue, is introducing into the market the new model “PCR-E56”.

Creativity without borders

AEFFE has realized a new machinery in order to create fashion accessories, footwear, leather goods, belts, gloves and so on

For more sustainable spraying

At the fair, the Veneto-based company exhibits the Hydrospray cabin equipped with high efficiency gun

To unload hides there is PEGASUS

Pegasus is an accessory positioned under the stacker to collect the hides and load them automatically on the horse.

“We want to grow further”

Interview with Piera Lotti, General Manager of the Tuscan company specialising in the development of leather finishing chemicals, who tells us about the company’s investment plan for this year aimed at achieving new growth and expansion goals in the international market

Golden Year at Lanxess

The German multinational company’s turnover exceeds 2.4 billion euro, an annual growth of 25% suggest a gross operating margin of 1.3 billion euro.
In September Lanxess was again listed in Europe and World Dow Jones Sustainability Indices.

Objective of Sustainability for Stahl

From the launch of the Sustainable Leather Campaign, to the closing of the BASF transaction, to the opening of a new Lab in Arzignano: many innovations at the house of Stahl, which aims at an increasingly eco-friendly chemistry

ISA TanTec Heshan opens its doors to young high schoolers from Germany

ISA TanTec has shown its support to the educational system and local community in Heshan by participating in an interesting student exchange initiative

Stahl believes in Italy and inaugurates a state-of-the-art Application Lab in the district of Valle del Chiampo

In Arzignano, the new application lab for automotive, leather goods, footwear and furniture

Barnini: A summer of new developments

At the end of July, Barnini inaugurated its new logistics centre and presented the new press for working on large dimensions

GSC Group: forty years of success

Almost 2,000 products, an annual production of 31,000 tonnes, more than 20,000 square meters of warehouses, 150 employees, and 52 countries served

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Aug 02, 2018

Balducci: “The Italian Leather Research Institute makes us stronger”

The nomination of Graziano Balducci confirms the trust of the tanneries in the midst of the relaunch of the national sector research institute. Scientific advisor, professor and ex-minister Luigi Nicolais, will also be working on the upcoming innovation challenges

Aug 02, 2018
Aug 02, 2018

More awareness with the new Smit & Zoon Product Passport

The global leather chemicals manufacturer Smit & zoon will be present at the All China Leather Exhibition (ACLE) with a brand new collection of leather articles that showcase how Smit’s recent acquisition of the Italian company Codyeco has strengthened the company and its offerings to its customers


Aug 02, 2018

New developments in leather chemicals by Lanxess

The leather business unit of specialty chemicals company Lanxess is a leading provider of system solutions for the leather industry, […]

Aug 02, 2018

HOTMIX, heated mixing plants by S.C. Costruzioni Meccaniche

They are plants conceived to optimize mixing (and dosing too) of numerous chemical substances .