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The new Italian Leather Research Institute for the competitive strengthening of the sector

The national programme to support ‘Made in Italy’ promoted by the Leather Research Institute: “Leather Technologies to Fashion Sustainability”.

The new challenges: chemical compliance and younger consumers

There was a huge involvement in the conference on “emerging risks” of the leather supply chain held in Hong Kong on March 14. ARS Tannery covered the event, as media sponsor.

A new location to relaunch research

Step by step, the Italian Leather Research Institute is implementing the revitalisation and development plan by starting the transfer of the Institute to the new and modern premises located in the Olivetti District of Pozzuoli, an area dedicated to research where more than 200 researchers are already working on behalf of five Institutes performing complementary research in various disciplinary fields and with whom interesting collaborations and synergies will be created.

The Venetian Mecenero at the head of leather chemists

The new chairman of AICC focuses on the collaboration between tanning districts and other organisations in the supply chain, as well as on strengthening training activities

Hong Kong is focusing on sustainability

Aware that the fashion world is increasingly sensitive to sustainability issues, APLF turns the spotlight on the theme and aims to create a great “business community” where everyone undertakes to incorporate issues like traceability, sustainable production, waste reuse.

Stahl continues sustainability seminars to contribute to transparency in leather supply chain in India

From December 4 to December 8 Michael Costello, Director Sustainability at Stahl, led the leather seminars in Chennai, Kanpur, Kolkata and Ranipet.

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.

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