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Our editorial board comprises a specialist group of leading industry figures who, in conjunction with the leather international editorial team, identify the main drivers of the industry helping to produce regular, thought provoking opinion pieces on the latest issues, challenges and developments.

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The great and the good – the 120th SLTC international conference
11 May, 2017
The Society of Leather Technologists and Chemists (SLTC) held its...
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Rich potential - Leatherworld Middle East 11 May, 2017 The third outing for Leatherworld Middle East attracted a somewhat diminished crowd but displayed the makings of a worthwhile addition to the luxury sector’s event calendar....

Back in the game – the Brazilian leather market 11 May, 2017 Despite the corruption scandal that emerged in March regarding its meat industry, Brazil is still attracting a stream of foreign direct investment. Leather International considers...

The real deal – inside Italy’s ICEC 11 May, 2017 Sabrina Frontini, director of Italy’s Institute of Quality Certification for the leather sector (ICEC), explains how the leather sector’s only specialist certification body is...

Probiotics for sustainable leather – sustainable alternatives 11 May, 2017 Since the introduction of industrial processing, relatively few innovations have taken place in tanneries to adequately address sustainability. A recent study by Proviera’s...

Indo the future - Indo Leather & Footwear Expo 2017 11 May, 2017 Indo Leather & Footwear Expo 2017 takes place in the Indonesian capital on 18–20 May and the event’s organisers hope that a resurgent manufacturing sector will help it realise...

A stronger constitution - the Confindustria Moda 11 May, 2017 The Confindustria Moda, which was announced in March, aims to bring Italy’s textile, clothing and fashion trade associations under a single, unified body that will be able to...

Extracts from the Hidenet World Report 11 May, 2017 Country-by-country analysis from Hidenet.

Driving ambition – leather in the digital age 11 May, 2017 Leading suppliers, OEMs and automotive firms gathered at Lectra’s headquarters outside Bordeaux and Leather International was on hand to find out how the leather sector is evolving in...

Don Ohsman’s view from the US - May 2017 11 May, 2017 The latest leather market news and views stateside.

Friends reunited - memories of Leather International 15 March, 2017 Five luminaries of Leather International past and present recall some of their favourite memories.

Extracts from the Hidenet World Reports – March 2017 15 March, 2017 The latest news and views from around the globe.

150 Years of Leather International 15 March, 2017 This publication isn’t just the longest-running magazine in this industry, it’s one of the oldest of any sort in the world. To celebrate a century and a half of its tireless pursuit...


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