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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

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

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

The dragon leather

China is changing and the Shanghai event confirms this: the footwear industry slows down, automotive up and meanwhile they wait for the first results of the new sustainable policies. There is ferment in Asia, and the neighbouring countries are not sitting back and watching

Shanghai, a starting point

A local fair for a global interest: ACLE 2017 took stock of the world leather industry.

Lineapelle: Maps for the winter… that is coming

Lineapelle 93 presents the creations for next winter 2018/19: the most important international exhibition of the leather segment will take place in Milan from 4th to 6th October 2017

APLF, in the spirit of dynamism

In Hong Kong, from the 29th to the 31st of March 2017

Lineapelle, a positive outcome: Positivity and design

21 – 23 FEBRUARY – FIERAMILANO RHO Reinforcement of international leadership, with dynamic, positive entries

The dragon reawakens: encouraging results

After the big slowdown and the adoption of the new anti-pollution regulations passed by the government, cautious signs of recovery lead the Chinese market towards ACLE 2017

Prossimapelle, a meeting between tanneries and chemical companies

The event of Santa Croce has begun: Italian companies with innovative application services and production of tanning auxiliaries present solutions to meet the growing demand for quality and sustainable items in line with the AW18/19 trends

41st Fimec closes with qualified visitors and good business deals

Visitors in search of new developments and technology for their businesses and exhibitors keen to display their innovative products to those passing through Fenac’s pavilions.

IULTCS 2017: new tannery is born in India

Science and technology dedicated to sustainability: chemists outlined the future of leather at the 2017 IULTCS Congress held in Chennai.

Gemata: finishing according to nature

After a successful 2016 (+13%), Gemata continues its positive trend. As explained by engineer Maitan, who aims to confirm (or improve) the good momentum of the company. With particular focus on the environment.

Turkish and Global Leather Industries come together at Alleather-IDF

Alleather – IDF Istanbul Leather Fair is organized in collaboration with UBM and TURDEV (Leather Association of Turkey) by the […]

ACLE 2016, upcoming China

The Shanghai appointment confirmed this is a challenging moment in the sector, but there were also encouraging signals, with a […]

Salone del Mobile: fair of beauties

Salone del Mobile Milano, the Furniture Fair in Milan, closed with cautious optimism, bringing the best products in the world of furniture and décor to the Lombard capital. A growth that could also give impetus to the leather industry

ACLE: the new face of China

The up-coming All China Leather Exposition reflects a Chinese market in transformation, due to the new environmental guidelines introduced by the government

Shoes & Leather: oriental leather appointment in Guangzhou

The 26th Shoes & Leather show: a privileged showcase for the Asian market

APLF – MM&T: a fairly good result despite the difficulties

The global decline of the leather market affected the usual rendezvous with APLF – MM&T, scheduled from 30 March to 1 April at the Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre

MIPEL 109: a 6.9% growth in buyer attendance

Good news for the bags and fashion accessories market from MIPEL

The machinery world keeps on growing

SIMAC-TANNING TECH, the international exhibition of machinery and technologies for the footwear, leather goods and tanning industries – recorded an increase in visitors. The next edition is scheduled from 21 to 23 February 2017

The Winter 2016/17 seen in Riva del Garda

All the Winter 2016/17 trends in Riva del Garda exhibition

Trends for the 2017 summer

The curtain falls on a vibrant edition of Lineapelle, which confirms its key role in the supply chain

Good debut for Leatherworld  Middle East

Positive response from the first edition of the new leather trade fair of Dubai

Upcoming events
Footwear & Leather Expo Dubai
Mar 18 - Mar 20, 2018
Obuv Mir Kozhi
Mar 20 - Mar 23, 2018
MIPS / Securika
Mar 20 - Mar 23, 2018
Fur Excellence Athens
Mar 23 - Mar 25, 2018
Fashion World
Apr 04 - Apr 06, 2018
Mar 12, 2018

US leather market: not bad the outlook for 2018

U.S. Hides and Skins market situation. Last year US exports showed an increase of 7% in value for salted hides, but a decrease of -4% in wet blue. The outlook for next months will depend on the rate of recovery in global demand for leather.

Mar 12, 2018

The role of IULTCS must continue to grow

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

Mar 12, 2018

Tanners do not get enough for their leather

It’s fundamental to avoid driving leather into a commodity price bracket

Mar 12, 2018

Countdown for REACH

The 31 May 2018 deadline appears to be a problematic one and many fear consequences for the tanning industry due to the impossibility of finding commonly used substances for which registration was not required and which have, therefore, been removed from the market.

Mar 12, 2018

Sustainable Leather Campaign for a cleaner future  

With only two years to go, brands and tanners are being challenged to meet the Zero Discharge Hazardous Chemicals (ZDHC) goals: the elimination of all hazardous chemicals in the whole production process of the global textile, leather and footwear value chain