In 2017, all major car companies achieved positive results. All eyes are on the Chinese market, but the European market is also growing (+3.3%)
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.
The annual general meeting of UNIC – Unione Nazionale Industria Conciaria (Italian Tanners’ Association) talked about a living, vital, sustainable industry characterised by remarkable “biodiversity
The leather sector meets in Santa Croce to discuss potential forms of cooperation
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
Data from the Conseil National du Cuir show a positive first half for French exports, which grew by almost 7% […]
Heavy and obvious branding is being replaced by an emphasis on quality. At a difficult time for the leather industry in all sectors, this is one outstandingly good message. We cannot live by loosely defined “luxury” where price conscious food stores purport to sell “luxury sausages”, but properly made leather can serve a small luxury sector and is perfectly placed for the level below where true quality goods are sought out by consumers.
The annual UNIC – National Union of the Tanning Industry meeting marked a decisive break away from the management style of […]
An analysis by Conseil National du Cuir shows a fragmented market, where footwear exports grew, while raw hides continued to sit on the fence
The metal-free tanning process developed by KLF Tecnokimica is technically – and economically – one of the most interesting and complete solutions available on the market today.
A mixed group of companies, research centre and university is developing new technologies for the production of metal-free tanned leather
The projects envisaged by the relaunch plan of the Italian Leather Research Institute was also presented in London and New York
Its laboratory drums are present in practically every Italian tannery and chemical company, impossible not to have noticed them. Sani […]
Equipped with the most advanced technologies, the new facility in Santa Croce is dedicated to finishing, and will make a 20% increase in production possible. The Tuscan group has invested eight million euros.