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Mec Man, the specialists in leather drying

Today, the Venetian company designs and constructs cutting-edge systems for drying leathers, while also continuing to provide maintenance services and technical assistance to tanneries located around the globe.

Training and research at the forefront for Italian Leather Research Institute

The projects envisaged by the relaunch plan of the Italian Leather Research Institute was also presented in London and New York

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 Hairpress compacting filter

A significant number of operators visited the stand of SC Costruzioni Meccaniche at Simac Tanning Tech  2018. The company proposed […]

The new spray booth is eco-friendly and productive

A brilliant three-year period for the Veneto-based company which, after opening up to a financial partner, aims at a further expansion on the market

The “Best of APLF” award goes to Equitan

Innovation of the year: the conveyor for the vibration staking machine Biconic, created by the Venetian company.

ALFA: perfect designs with no burn marks

A stream of innovations that anticipate and walk hand-in-hand with the latest fashion trends. Yet again, this year Aeffe Machinery […]

Obelix, largest drum in the world

The Inox Mill Plus has also been renewed and upgraded

The market likes the new spray booth

Barnini had excellent results at the recent Simac Tanning Tech 2018 tradeshow, where leather sector operators showed great interest in […]

SuperVario, the press for deep grain leather

The company from Veneto, which is investing in a new building to expand its production, introduces the particular technical characteristics of its new machine for ironing and printing

Innovation Award for the Environment

Lanxess has been honored with the 2017 German Innovation Award for Climate and the Environment. State Secretary at Ministry for […]

A company that grows in an increasingly uncertain market

The company has just obtained the LWG Certification for environmental sustainability

An evolving market

  At Simac Tanning Tech, LMF Biokimica presented the new fashion proposals for the F/W 2019/20 seasons. Trendy colours and […]

AU, the new automotive line, is here

The Tuscan company joins the ZDHC roadmap to ‘Zero Programme’ and implements specific metal-free dyes

Focus on compliant and certified products

The Tuscan company has aligned its offer with the ZDHC requirements and presents two separate colour ranges for metal-free dyes

The truth about tanning

The sector needs proven scientific truths to respond to pressures from the market

Growth happens through sustainability

The CEO of the Dutch chemical company that recently purchased the Italian company Codyeco, explains the need for a long-term focus on the search for transparency and traceability in the leather chain

Health Certificate for Syntan ZLR 100

The retanning agent was assessed by scientific research and consulting institute EPEA against the criteria of the Material Health category in the Cradle to Cradle Certified™ Product Standard.

In the name of sustainability

At the latest India International Leather Fair (IILF) in Chennai, Lanxess presented its comprehensive range of leather chemical products for the manufacturing of leathers destined for all market segments, from footwear to auto interiors.

The Polytechnic Institute of Leather opens in Solofra

The training courses start in October 2018. 25 places available

The new milling drums Black Line® are still top secret

Erretre is proud to announce the development of a new generation of milling drums that are set for distribution right after Tanning Tech 2018

More safety in tanning with “Due Diligence”

A European survey to understand the problems and to improve the quality of tanning.

Objective of Sustainability for Stahl

From the launch of the Sustainable Leather Campaign, to the closing of the BASF transaction, to the opening of a new Lab in Arzignano: many innovations at the house of Stahl, which aims at an increasingly eco-friendly chemistry

AICC: Purification of Tanning Water

Wastewater: a delicate topic important to leather chemists. An analysis of the entire production process, the substances used and sludge, in order to continue and to implement improvements already achieved over time

SSIP: New Station between research and innovation

The Experimental Station is implementing a series of initiatives and projects in order to support the whole supply chain in this transitional phase and let it become a leading actor within the ‘Industria 4.0’ plan launched by the Government

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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.