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An international AICC conference in Arzignano

The appointment is on November 23 at the Villa Mattarello Theater

Shanghai captures a troubled leather market

The latest All China Leather Fair shone the spotlight on the challenges of the Chinese leather industry, added to which are now the concerns of an excalation in the trade war with the United States

The machine has been set in motion again, but there is still work to be done

Interview with professor Gurisatti, who tells us about his experience at the head of the Italian Leather Research Institute. A lot of work has been done, but the “challenge still to be won is to make it become a an efficiency model of PA”

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

The art of raising the prestige of waste material

On 8 June in Castelfranco di Sotto there was a lot talk about the great opportunities offered by the transformation of animal by-products deriving from the tanning cycle. Testimonies by industrial companies and innovative studies focusing on sustainability and circular economy. An invitation to the opening up and sharing of the results by AICC management

In Shanghai to study the market’s evolution

China’s leather exhibition will take place from 29 to 31 August

Pitti Immagine Uomo 94 – Results and creative energy

The men’s collections for the Spring/Summer 2019 season presented at the 94th edition of Pitti Uomo, an event that has gathered at the Fortezza da Basso in Florence 1240 brands, of which 561 were foreign brands, have proposed sportswear and contemporary classics, in the name of tradition, craftsmanship and innovation.

Andreas Kindermann is the new president of COTANCE

The Austrian Andreas Kindermann, CEO of Wollsdorf Leather, was unanimously elected the President of Cotance, the European Confederation of National Tanning Associations.

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

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

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

Evidence of a general recovery from Pitti Image

The four days of Pitti Immagine Uomo 93 ended with excellent results in terms of numbers and quality of contents presented at Fortezza da Basso and around the city.

Space for sustainable innovation

The curtain rises on Simac Tanning Tech 2018, the exhibition of machinery and technologies for the footwear, leather goods and tanning industries, which returns to the pavilions of Fiera Milano Rho from 20 to 22 February 2018

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

Global market appointment in Hong Kong

Leather prices haven’t been so low since the financial crisis of 2008, and yet the demand for exhibition space at APLF Leather, in Hong Kong, is significantly on the rise

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

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