The Tanner Association of Santa Croce sull’Arno renews its leadership and greets Piero Maccanti, who has been in office since 1994.
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.
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.
With an international conference UNIC officially presented PEFCR, the new tool available to tanneries to quantify the environmental impact of their products
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.
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”
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
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
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.
The Austrian Andreas Kindermann, CEO of Wollsdorf Leather, was unanimously elected the President of Cotance, the European Confederation of National Tanning Associations.
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.
A video dedicated to the promotion of leather of responsibly produced leather has been on the web for a couple of months.
The workshop with the Veneto Region and the Chamber of Commerce at Padova. The SMAU 2018 Innovation Prize to the Italian Leather Research Institute
Reflectors are on the Aquarno purifier, an efficiency model that the world envies us
There are still many stages in the drum departments for liming, tanning or dyeing operations where the operator must intervene manually in repetitive actions that are not without health risks. Moreover, these manual phases slow down the production cycle and represent a source of unforeseen events, which neither guarantee the repeatability of results nor the quality constancy.
The Tuscan company is very appreciated for its machine offerings to work even the most delicate and difficult skins, such as crocodiles
With Enrico Gastaldello, we discover the strengths of a company that operates all over the world
A chemical and tannery company distinguished for its innovation and creativity