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Aldo Gliozzi takes over from Piero Maccanti in the direction of Assoconciatori

The Tanner Association of Santa Croce sull’Arno renews its leadership and greets Piero Maccanti, who has been in office since 1994.

Celebrated ten years of production in China

Global leather chemicals manufacturer Smit & zoon celebrated 10 years of production in China during a festive gala dinner in Shanghai on August 30. Key Chinese customers attended the dinner as well as Smit’s local agents, distributors, and staff.

Precious alliances, workshops and courses

Among the latest initiatives of the Italian Leather Research Institute, in addition to scientific training there are important collaboration agreements with universities and supply chain associations

The future is written in the past

A day of reflection among the excavations of Pompeii and the new SSIP headquarters in Pozzuoli

Marco Frediani is the new president of Italian tanning chemists

Last October 31, during the ordinary general assembly, held in the evocative setting of the Autodromo Enzo and Dino Ferrari in Imola, the UNPAC (Union of Italian Tanning Chemists) members were called to vote for the renewal of the Board of Directors.

Leather between technology and science

Great turnout at the Congress of tanning chemists, who, on November 23, shared the latest technical progress in Arzignano.

A common system to measure the environmental footprint of leather

With an international conference UNIC officially presented PEFCR, the new tool available to tanneries to quantify the environmental impact of their products

Lineapelle: metal, colour and fur win

The 95th edition is highly focused on innovation and does not neglect the ‘classic’ fashion trends.

Expo Riva Schuh confirms expectations

Expo Riva Schuh confirms the claim “The fair that moves the world”, and over the four days from 12 to 15 January 2019, it allowed 1,469 companies from the most important international production hubs to meet up with 13 thousand visitors from 100 different nations.

Sold out at Simac Tanning Tech 2019

In Milan, from 20 to 22 February, over 300 exhibitors will present cutting-edge technological solutions in the name of sustainability to work leather, produce footwear and leather goods

Dresden, the “Call for papers” has begun

The scientific committee of the International Congress of Leather Chemists is in the process of selecting the research papers to be presented from 25 to 28 June 2019

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

Upcoming events
The One Milano / MIFUR & MIPAP
Feb 22 - Feb 25, 2019
Feb 26 - Feb 28, 2019
Fashion Week Paris
Feb 27 - Mar 03, 2019
Premiere Classe
Mar 01 - Mar 04, 2019
Mar 01 - Mar 01, 2019
Feb 07, 2019

In the tannery, there will soon be only refined recovery water

Reflectors are on the Aquarno purifier, an efficiency model that the world envies us

Feb 07, 2019

Automation in the management of drum departments

There are still many stages in the drum departments for liming, tanning or dyeing operations where the operator must intervene manually in repetitive actions that are not without health risks. Moreover, these manual phases slow down the production cycle and represent a source of unforeseen events, which neither guarantee the repeatability of results nor the quality constancy.

Feb 07, 2019

With passion since three generations

The Tuscan company is very appreciated for its machine offerings to work even the most delicate and difficult skins, such as crocodiles

Feb 07, 2019

Integrated solutions for every sector

With Enrico Gastaldello, we discover the strengths of a company that operates all over the world

Feb 07, 2019

Where fashion in born

A chemical and tannery company distinguished for its innovation and creativity