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The future is outlined in Dresden

The organisational machine of the XXXV IULTCS International Congress, the two-yearly appointment of leather chemists to be held on 25-28 June 2019 in Dresden (Germany), kicked off with momentum.

“For us sustainability is a way of working”

The past year has closed with positive figures for Italian tanners, but the global context is still weak and unstable. President Gianni Russo points out that the sector invests 4% of its turnover in sustainable projects: a burdensome effort to be proud of, but which must be communicated better.

The benefits of leather in a video co-produced by Leather Naturally

A video dedicated to the promotion of leather of responsibly produced leather has been on the web for a couple of months.

Tanning, SSIP at SMAU: “We invest in research and sustainability”

The workshop with the Veneto Region and the Chamber of Commerce at Padova. The SMAU 2018 Innovation Prize to the Italian Leather Research Institute

“Valle del Chiampo, a mine of circular economy”

This is what Paolo Gurisatti, President of SSIP, said during his speech at the Green Week Festival

The Italian Association of Leather Chemists supports the technical tanning culture

Scholarships and prizes were awarded to the best students of the Technical Institutes

The Polytechnic Institute of Leather opens in Solofra

The training courses start in October 2018. 25 places available

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

The role of IULTCS must continue to grow

Interview with Thomas C. J. Yu, new-elected President of CHEMISTS’ UNION

Raise the bar of technical preparation

The organisation of training events is still the main objective of the Italian Association of Leather Chemists in 2018. A rich calendar of seminars and conferences has already been planned

True or false? Science plays its part

The fight against counterfeiting also includes the dissemination of a greater culture of materials, as mentioned in the seminars organised as part of the exhibition “Questa non è una sòla!” (This is not a Fake!)

Where are we now?

A quick tour of the stands at Lineapelle allows us to draw a picture of the overall perception of this historical moment. And between impressions and opinions that are also very different from each other, there is a climate of moderate caution

The National Cluster for the sectors of “Made in Italy”: SSIP joins Sistema Moda Italia

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

Dutch of Santa Croce

Smit & Zoon acquires Codyeco: a wider range of products and synergies to develop innovative solutions are in arrival

An ever-greener tanning

The studies and tests of LifeTan continue, the European project aimed at replacing the chemical products currently used in tanning with natural substances

The 20th UITIC Congress in Porto

Dal 16 al 18 maggio 2018, presso lo Sheraton Hotel della città portoghese, si svolgerà l’atteso appuntamento con il tradizionale congresso internazionale tecnico della calzatura, che avrà come tema “Dalla moda alla fabbrica: una nuova era tecnologica”

Transparent, odourless, colourless: is this really the case?

Wastewater, its management and impact: Venetian chemists discussed the technologies to protect water for a cleaner discharge

Leather Andina: Colombian bet

A new player has recently jumped into the Colombian tanning

AICC: an intense and successful year

Ernesto Pisoni, President of the Association of Leather Chemists, takes a look at 2017 with this open letter

IULTSC 2019: Appointment in Dresden

In 2019, the German city will host the 35th IULTCS Congress, which is already attracting the first major sponsors more than 18 months before its staging

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

The leather of today approaches the market of tomorrow

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: union makes culture

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

AICC: Training figures

For the Italian Association of Leather Chemists, conferences, technical meetings, seminars and training courses are a constant reminder of its presence on the territory, aimed at spreading the tanning culture

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