The works presented at the Tuscan conference of leather chemists confirm the sustainable nature of leather production and indicate the new lines of research, from the environmental footprint to the life cycle of products, from the reduction of resource consumption to the circular economy
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After the election of the new president, Roberto Mariano Mecenero, already announced in our last issue, on the occasion of the Executive Council on 30 March, the Italian Association of Leather Chemists (AICC) renewed its internal offices for the next three years confirming the desire to promote the tanning culture through the organisation of courses, […]
The new chairman of AICC focuses on the collaboration between tanning districts and other organisations in the supply chain, as well as on strengthening training activities
The Tanner Association of Santa Croce sull’Arno renews its leadership and greets Piero Maccanti, who has been in office since 1994.
UNPAC – Unione Nazionale Produttori Italiani Ausiliari Conciari
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.
UNIC – Unione Nazionale Industria Conciaria
With an international conference UNIC officially presented PEFCR, the new tool available to tanneries to quantify the environmental impact of their products
The appointment is on November 23 at the Villa Mattarello Theater
SSIP – 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
Next AICC events
The two institutions of Italy and Brazil have signed a partnership agreement regarding environmental, social and economic issues in leather production.
Scholarships and prizes were awarded to the best students of the Technical Institutes
Interview with Michael Meyer, head of leather dept. at FILK institute
Domenico Castiello illustrates the activities of PO.TE.CO, the scientific pole of the Tuscan leather district
A European survey to understand the problems and to improve the quality of tanning.
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