On 14 November 2017, the National Technological Cluster “Made in Italy” was founded in Milan; it involves the Experimental Station for Leather and Tanning Materials Industry, together with the representatives of the world of Textile/Clothing, Fashion Accessories and Furniture, as well as the main Italian Universities, CNR, Enea, and the most important Technological Centres of the sector
Wastewater, its management and impact: Venetian chemists discussed the technologies to protect water for a cleaner discharge
ISA TanTec has shown its support to the educational system and local community in Heshan by participating in an interesting student exchange initiative
In Arzignano, the new application lab for automotive, leather goods, footwear and furniture
On the eve of ACLE, the third World Leather Congress took stock of the current situation of the global market, in order to face ongoing changes
SSIP and Fondazione Mondragone sign an agreement for mutual cooperation aimed at launching research, production development and training projects in the field of clothing production
The company will be one of the first leather label manufacturers in Vietnam.
UNPAC celebrated the second edition of ProssimaPelle by bringing all the players in the chain to the same work table. With the aim of finding a common dialogue
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.
Interview with Thomas C. J. Yu, new-elected President of CHEMISTS’ UNION
It’s fundamental to avoid driving leather into a commodity price bracket
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.
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