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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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Friends reunited - memories of Leather International
15 March, 2017
Five luminaries of Leather International past and present recall some...
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Best foot forward - Brazil’s FIMEC 15 March, 2017 Brazil’s FIMEC show is a mainstay of the international leather events calendar, routinely generating quantifiable business recognised globally. Leather International looks at how...

Platform for success - APLF Leather & Materials+ 15 March, 2017 APLF Leather & Materials+ opens its doors at Hong Kong’s Convention and Exhibition Centre on 29 March. The comprehensive three-day event, which expects to attract more than...

One to watch – the Pakistan Mega Leather Show 15 March, 2017 Following the third Pakistan Mega Leather Show at the end of January, the consensus was that despite the modest worldwide contingent, this is emerging as one of the strongest...

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...

The leather couturier - Sandrine Philippe 15 March, 2017 Rosario Morabito meets Sandrine Philippe, the Paris-based independent designer who’s been pushing the boundaries of leather processing for over 15 years. Here’s how a reputation...

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

Image is everything - real-time leather defect detection systems 15 March, 2017 Grading leather is crucial to determining its value, but the process is painstaking, labour-intensive and subject to human error. The Central Leather Research Institute’s Malathy...

Double the benefit - Lineapelle and Tanning Tech 15 March, 2017 The Lineapelle and Tanning Tech shows took place, side by side, over February 21–23 at Fiera Milano, Rho, just outisde the city centre. Leather International was there to get the...

The fourth dimension - Simac Tanning Tech 2017 15 March, 2017 Industry 4.0 represents a radical shift in the way the leather industry approaches production in terms of funding, location and technology. Andrea Guolo reflects on the main themes...

Don Ohsman’s view from the US – March 2017 15 March, 2017 Hidenet's Don Ohsman looks at the latest market trends stateside.

All eyes on India - the India International Leather Fair 14 February, 2017 The India International Leather Fair acts as a barometer for the Indian leather industry. This year’s event was an opportunity for the host nation to bolster exports while...

Best foot forward – Fimec 2017 14 February, 2017 The 41st edition of Fimec will take place on March 14–16, in Novo Hamburgo, Brazil. Leather International will be heading to South America to witness the annual celebration of...


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