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There is no doubt that the Coronavirus is putting a strain on the international economy, in addition to the health of citizens.
How is the Italian tanning industry reacting?
JBS Couros chose Hong Kong’s APLF stage to launch a new range of sustainable leathers, the result of a two-year research and development activity. “Kind Leather will revolutionise the industry, changing the way leather is produced in the world and building a closer relationship with consumers” announced Roberto Motta, CEO of the Brazilian tanning giant. […]
While the 2019 edition of the reference fair (TheOneMilano, 22-25 February) ended with a slight increase in visitors, the Italian fur sector is looking at the future with a bit more optimism than on the eve before the exhibition.
Together with leather goods, the furniture sector is one of the market segments followed with great attention by M.P.G. Industria Conciaria, a Tuscan company that specialises in the processing of vegetable tanned cowhides. “For us this is a growing sector that becomes more important every year – tells us the entrepreneur Sabrina Giardi – Our […]
It’s time to get consumers out of athletic wear into healthy footwear
For Conceria Ausonia also the furniture sector is going through a moment of stasis except for some niches.
There is much nubuk and vegetable tanning among the new furnishing proposals, a sector that holds despite the criticalities thanks to the appeal of design
The circular dimension of the tanning industry was the theme of an interesting conference organised by UNIC-Italian Tanneries in collaboration with Confindustria on the occasion of the latest edition of Lineapelle which proposed the intervention of academics, institutions and representatives of the leather industry in front of a room packed with operators interested in the […]
In its booth at Lineapelle in February 2019, La Bregagna surprised visitors with several important innovations. Starting with the water-repellent leather, a highly unusual feature when it comes to vegetable leather. How did you manage that? “Water repellent leather is requested by the outdoor furniture sector that we have been following for some time – […]
The national programme to support ‘Made in Italy’ promoted by the Leather Research Institute: “Leather Technologies to Fashion Sustainability”.
The world has flipped, and perhaps it evidences the fact that we need to flip our thinking
For the first time the market falls in China (-4%), while it is almost breaking even in Europe and in the United States. Sales in Brazil, Russia and India are flying
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.