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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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Bio-fabricated leather
06 October, 2017
Leather has always had to compete with synthetic substitutes, but a...
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India’s leather industry: providing employment to the poor 06 October, 2017 India’s colossal population represents a near-bottomless human resource, but poverty and a lack of education are endemic. Dr Swarna V Kanth and B Kanimozhi of the CSIR-Central...

New York leather trends for autumn/winter 06 October, 2017 Two marquee events in the leather show calendar descend on New York this summer. Leather International looks forward to getting a preview of the autumn/winter trends at Première...

The Indonesian leather and footwear expo 06 October, 2017 The 2017 edition of the Indonesian international exhibition on leather and footwear products, machinery and manufacturing technology, known as Indo Leather & Footwear Expo (ILF),...

TFL’s new leather trends in colour 06 October, 2017 TFL’s new colour trend catalogue for autumn/winter 2018–19 reveals the latest trends for leather garments, footwear, accessories and upholstery, dividing them into ‘wearing’ and...

‘Future forward’ in Spanish leather technology 06 October, 2017 Stahl recently opened the doors to a new Center of Excellence outside Barcelona. The facility is the latest component of the group’s continuing commitment to a sustainable chemical...

Factors affecting global leather 02 October, 2017 A premium final product requires top-notch raw materials, but a market in a state of flux has made for an uncertain and occasionally fractious relationship between slaughterhouses...

The evolving European leather industry 02 October, 2017 Cotance and IndustriAll Trade Union’s final ‘Leather is my Job’ conference took place in June in the heartland of the Spanish tanning industry. Leather International reports on the...

Don Ohsman’s view on the North American hide and steer market 02 October, 2017

The great and the good – the 120th SLTC international conference 11 May, 2017 The Society of Leather Technologists and Chemists (SLTC) held its 120th international conference in April at the University of Northampton. Leather International reports on a...

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

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...

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...


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