Tannery Magazines
Jan 12, 2015

Committed to sustainability

Leather tanning chemists met at Chiampo for the 42nd National AICC Convention to talk about research and innovation. Focus was on experimenting new tanning agents, on standards, sewage and also education[:]

Leather does not have to be perfect

Leather does not have to be perfect

The sales manager of the JBS Couros furnishing division illustrated the philosophy behind the new “Scar Face” leather collection, a name which itself explains the Brazilian giant’s intention to promote in the trade the idea that “lived in” leathers have an added value which should be suitably communicated to the end consumer

We are a scientific platform

We are a scientific platform

Patricia Casey, new president of IULTCS, spoke with us about new challenges for the chemical-tanning sectors in terms of quality and sustainability, announcing the next World Congress of Novo Hamburgo in 2015

Finishing: thinking out of the box

Finishing: thinking out of the box

The Veneto group presents an important breakthrough in designing drums, spray booths and drying tunnels by introducing innovative solutions that can enhance raw material right along the work cycle ensuring repeatable results on an industrial scale

First innovations of Winter

First innovations of Winter

I buoni risultati di Anteprima fanno ben sperare per il prosieguo della stagione che si annuncia ricca di proposte interessanti sia a livello di colori che di rifinizioni

Becoming experts
Sep 02, 2014

Becoming experts

Tecnochimica marks its 10th anniversary by launching a metal-free process which can boast strength and costs similar to those of chrome

Complex standards, more collaboration needed
Jul 28, 2014

Complex standards, more collaboration needed

The AICC Toscana Convention brought to light a highly topical issue, that of technical specifications imposed on tanning by the big names: legally binding documents which often contain restrictions greater than those of current regulations and at times also absurd requests

We are global leaders
Jul 28, 2014

We are global leaders

Huub van Beijeren, CEO of STAHL, sums up the advantages and advances some consequences resulting from acquisition of the Clariant Leather Business, an operation which has made the Dutch company top player in the tanning-chemicals sector

May 28, 2014

The Waste Water Index in China

The Waste Water Index in China

May 27, 2014

Two intimate perspectives of the human soul are revealed in F/W 2015-16 according to style commission of MILANO UNICA: force and sobriety typical of the masculine side of one’s personality vs. an impulse to “think grand”, touching a spectacular nature

May 22, 2014

The love affair between the Chinese and ‘western’ luxury brands is in full sail. Although spending is already high in the Big Apple and expected to increase, China is seeing a greater growth than absolutely anybody else

May 22, 2014

Sofas but also more and more beds and furnishings are choosing leathers of various treatments to exalt the latest design innovations. Plenty of visitors at the “Salone del Mobile” in view of Expo 2015

May 21, 2014

The designer Bill Amberg was talking about the use of leather in interior design but his thoughts on materials are relevant in many areas these days: especially since raw material has become so expensive. His lecture was part of a LeatherNaturally! seminar at APLF in Hong Kong