New News information at Leather International New and updated information from News listed on www.leathermag.com http://www.leathermag.com/ en-us http://www.leathermag.com/ New News information at Leather International http://www.leathermag.com/content/images/logo_big.gif Join the leather industry E=experts on PALF Webinar http://www.leathermag.com/news/newsjoin-the-leather-industry-experts-on-palf-webinar-7937177 http://www.leathermag.com/news/newsjoin-the-leather-industry-experts-on-palf-webinar-7937177 by <br/> <br/> Streaming live on 8 June, from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM EET. Fri, 22 May 2020 15:04:00 GMT Zschimmer & Schwarz wins Axia Best Managed Companies award for the second time in a row http://www.leathermag.com/news/newszschimmer-schwarz-wins-axia-best-managed-companies-award-for-the-second-time-in-a-row-7933532 http://www.leathermag.com/news/newszschimmer-schwarz-wins-axia-best-managed-companies-award-for-the-second-time-in-a-row-7933532 by <br/> <br/> Appreciation of sustainable and farsighted entrepreneurship. Wed, 20 May 2020 16:02:00 GMT Stahl accelerates digital customer engagement implementation to uphold its high technical service level http://www.leathermag.com/news/newsstahl-accelerates-digital-customer-engagement-implementation-to-uphold-its-high-technical-service-level-7933111 http://www.leathermag.com/news/newsstahl-accelerates-digital-customer-engagement-implementation-to-uphold-its-high-technical-service-level-7933111 by <br/> <br/> Stahl, world leader in specialty chemistry for coatings, processing and treatments for many everyday materials, has implemented several digital services to be able to uphold its high level of technical service for its customers in times of social distancing. Wed, 20 May 2020 11:47:00 GMT Prada Group reopens production sites in Tuscany http://www.leathermag.com/news/newsprada-group-reopens-production-sites-in-tuscany-7926392 http://www.leathermag.com/news/newsprada-group-reopens-production-sites-in-tuscany-7926392 by <br/> <br/> The Prada Group has partially reopened its Arezzo factory, with 300 employees in the first wave back. Fri, 15 May 2020 10:23:00 GMT Brazil meatpackers ready to deliver to US http://www.leathermag.com/news/newsbrazil-meatpackers-ready-to-deliver-to-us-7926374 http://www.leathermag.com/news/newsbrazil-meatpackers-ready-to-deliver-to-us-7926374 by <br/> <br/> With scores of meatpacking companies in the US impacted by coronavirus, Brazil has offered to plug the gap and avoid a meat shortage. Fri, 15 May 2020 10:12:00 GMT Stahl Polymers expands label-free carbodiimide crosslinkers portfolio with Picassian XL-755 and Picassian XL-762 http://www.leathermag.com/news/newsstahl-polymers-expands-label-free-carbodiimide-crosslinkers-portfolio-with-picassian-xl-755-and-picassian-xl-762-7923083 http://www.leathermag.com/news/newsstahl-polymers-expands-label-free-carbodiimide-crosslinkers-portfolio-with-picassian-xl-755-and-picassian-xl-762-7923083 by <br/> <br/> Specialty chemistry company Stahl has introduced two label-free carbodiimide crosslinkers – Picassian XL-755 and Picassian XL-762 – that offer a range of safe-to-use and sustainable crosslinker options for a variety of applications. Wed, 13 May 2020 15:47:00 GMT US cattle hide value declines significantly in wake of Covid-19 http://www.leathermag.com/news/newsus-cattle-hide-value-declines-significantly-in-wake-of-covid-19-7909593 http://www.leathermag.com/news/newsus-cattle-hide-value-declines-significantly-in-wake-of-covid-19-7909593 by <br/> <br/> Hide now represents approximately 1% of a steer’s total value. Wed, 06 May 2020 09:51:00 GMT Elitron upgrades cutting systems in response to Covid-19 http://www.leathermag.com/news/newselitron-upgrades-cutting-systems-in-response-to-covid-19-7883275 http://www.leathermag.com/news/newselitron-upgrades-cutting-systems-in-response-to-covid-19-7883275 by <br/> <br/> Elitron’s customer service team is working flat out to support many of its customers who have opted to redirect their production to produce urgent medical equipment to fight against the further spread of Covid-19: primarily producing face masks, face shields, and protective single-use overalls. Tue, 21 Apr 2020 14:14:00 GMT Pan African Leather Fair postponed to June 2021 http://www.leathermag.com/news/newspan-african-leather-fair-postponed-to-june-2021-7877862 http://www.leathermag.com/news/newspan-african-leather-fair-postponed-to-june-2021-7877862 by <br/> <br/> We have decided to postpone the show until June 2021 at Egypt International Exhibition Centre in Cairo. Fri, 17 Apr 2020 09:21:00 GMT APLF 2020 reschedules to 2021 due to COVID-19 outbreak http://www.leathermag.com/news/newsaplf-2020-reschedules-to-2021-due-to-covid-19-outbreak-7874080 http://www.leathermag.com/news/newsaplf-2020-reschedules-to-2021-due-to-covid-19-outbreak-7874080 by <br/> <br/> Organisers to offer online channels for industry to engage and continue business in interim. Wed, 15 Apr 2020 14:59:00 GMT