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A transformation in thinking and action

In 1994 I was asked by the then Secretary, Robert Sykes, to give a talk to the International Council of […]

Italian Tannery Biodiversity, alive and vital

The 2016 industry balance closed almost in line with that of the previous year, recording a very limited decrease in terms of quantity and value

Prossimapelle, a round table on the “leather that will be”

The leather sector meets in Santa Croce to discuss potential forms of cooperation

Sustainability: what is the future for tanneries?

“Tannery of the Future” is a practical self-assessment tool to allow tanneries to get a clear idea of what actions and improvements are needed to better meet the new market demands. Smit&Zoon is one of the promoters.

SSIP: A station of opportunity

«I want the Station to become a generator of advanced services for the entire industrial chain», is the pledge of Edoardo Imperiale, the new General Manager of the neapolitan Insitute. In these pages he shares the goals of his office.


Agreeable or disagreeable? Good or bad? Right or wrong? A reactionary or just an appreciator of America First?

Positive signs for the Italian tanning industry

A slight decline, but noting traumatic. The market shows signs of stabilising and some interesting possibilities are opening up for 2017.

AICC: A year of meetings

One of the main goals of the AICC for 2017 is to intensify technological moments and events. Conferences, technical meetings, training seminars are a constant reminder of the Association’s presence on the territory, aimed at promoting the tanning culture

Campaigning for leather, thoughtfully

By Mike Redwood, spokesman of Leather Naturally!

China, the giant in footwear

Interview with CLIA President Li Yuzhong.

World Leather Congress 2017: what awaits us tomorrow?

The World Leather Congress scheduled for 29 August 2017 in Shanghai, one day before the ACLE 2017, aims to outline the possible scenarios for the coming years

According to Conseil National du Cuir, 2016 is the year of change for France

Data from the Conseil National du Cuir show a positive first half for French exports, which grew by almost 7% […]

Bye Bye Europe: now what?

A report by Lineapelle takes stock of the first consequences of Britain’s decision to exit the EU. With the possible […]

Learning from perfumed gloves

by Mike Redwood, spokesman of Leather Naturally! Visiting Professor of the Institute for Creative Leather Technology, University of NorthhamptonAs a […]

The integrity  of our products is needed

The recent figures from the Italian leather industry are one of the clearest indications that the markets for leather are […]

Ars Arpel Group & Fotoshoe Group: 1+1=1

Together means being real protagonists on the international panorama of footwear, leather goods, accessories and components, materials and technology, without forgetting about a solid web presence, that becomes more and more important

The annual UNIC – National Union of the Tanning Industry meeting marked a decisive break away from the management style of […]

Lean years for US exports

The figures confirm the difficult economic situation for exports of American hides in value terms, with a decrease of the 13.2%

French exports, between successes and uncertainties

An analysis by Conseil National du Cuir shows a fragmented market, where footwear exports grew, while raw hides continued to sit on the fence

A waste not to be wasted

Is hair recovery really impossible? Or it is just an economic or organisational problem? An issue that needs to be considered carefully, which would limit the purification of baths full of potentially useful substances

The new role of marketing

The new role of marketing – Article by Mike Redwood, spokesman of Leather Naturally and Visiting Professor of the Institute
for Creative Leather Technology, University of Northhampton

New Stahl lab in Pakistan

Stahl opens a new Application Lab in Karachi, Pakistan

The recovery in Vicenza forgets the tanning industry

Vicentine tanning industry is still suffering, with a decline in both production and exports, even if employment is on the rise

Italian leather takes flight

After almost twenty years, Alitalia has renewed the uniforms of its staff. The new collection was designed by fashion designer Ettore Bilotta

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Aug 29, 2017

Education in the company with Lapi Group

Education and the business world come together with the “Fabbriche Aperte” (“Open Factories”), the usual initiative of the Lapi Group held once again this year to guide students in their future development

Aug 29, 2017

Lanxess new trends: a winter of colours

Lanxess anticipates the new Autumn-Winter 18/19 trends designed to highlight the slow passing of the months

Aug 29, 2017

Joint effort for the challenges of tomorrow

An interview with the President of AICC, Ernesto Pisoni, to discuss the goals achieved in the first year of his appointment and the strengths of an association characterized by the strong passion and commitment of its operators

Aug 29, 2017

AICC ready to face industry challenges

Waste treatment, sustainability and biodegradability: the 45th AICC National Conference focused on the future of research and the industry

Aug 29, 2017

Stahl settled up a centre of excellence for continuous updating

Stahl has added a new laboratory to its manufacturing site in Parets del Vallès, Spain, aimed at sharing knowledge and technologies to its partners