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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

From yellow to brown, the new fashion tones

Colour trends for the Autumn-Winter 2019-2020 season

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

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

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Mar 19, 2019

The decisive step of sustainability

The goal is obviously still very far and the crossroads to be faced are many, but companies are now moving through projects and with a look on the many issues that characterise the theme.

Mar 19, 2019

“Team play in the leather sector is fundamental”

FGL International produces a complete range of innovative and effective chemical products for tanning and retanning phases.

Mar 19, 2019

The challenge is the global leather demand

Stephen Sothmann, president of USHSLA, the American hides and skins traders’ association, answers the questions of ARSUTORIA Tannery commenting 2018 results, the impact on leather sector of US-China trade war and future prospects.

Mar 19, 2019

PEF measures the environmental footprint

ICEC has already begun experimenting with tanneries in order to reach the appropriate PEF certification

Mar 19, 2019

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.