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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.
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 – […]
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.
The national programme to support ‘Made in Italy’ promoted by the Leather Research Institute: “Leather Technologies to Fashion Sustainability”.
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.
ICEC has already begun experimenting with tanneries in order to reach the appropriate PEF certification
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.
Step by step, the Italian Leather Research Institute is implementing the revitalisation and development plan by starting the transfer of the Institute to the new and modern premises located in the Olivetti District of Pozzuoli, an area dedicated to research where more than 200 researchers are already working on behalf of five Institutes performing complementary research in various disciplinary fields and with whom interesting collaborations and synergies will be created.