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Thursday, September 03, 2020 by The US health situation with the Covid-19 pandemic was still very much in flux at the end of June, with many areas of the country putting the brakes on reopening because of rising...

LANXESS starts series production of modular X-Biomer plants
Monday, August 31, 2020 by

LANXESS to sell organic leather chemicals business to TFL
Wednesday, August 26, 2020 by

COVID-19 Should Not Prevent the Leather and Fashion Sectors from Moving Forward
Monday, August 24, 2020 by APLF announced on 9th April that the 2020 edition of APLF had been rescheduled to next year due to the travel restrictions. During this 6-month period, APLF continues to offer...

Optitan: optimal leather performance while minimizing costs per hide and helping the envinment.
Thursday, July 30, 2020 by Smit & Zoon keeps making the leather value chain more sustainable

ACLE2020 Reschedules to 2021 Due to COVID-19 Outbreak
Thursday, July 16, 2020 by During this unprecedented global COVID-19 pandemic, the organisers of All China Leather Exhibition (ACLE), APLF and the China Leather Industry Association (CLIA), have put the needs...

Stahl: "Personal contact meets digital service at ACLE Shanghai"
Thursday, June 04, 2020 by At this year’s All China Leather Exhibition, Shanghai (ACLE), Stahl will be present more than ever before.

Stahl Polymers appoints Fitz Chem as distributor for Aziridine and Carbodiimide crosslinkers in USA
Tuesday, June 02, 2020 by Independent distributor Fitz Chem, Nagase Group, has been appointed to distribute aziridine and carbodiimide crosslinkers for Stahl Polymers. As of June 1st, 2020, Fitz Chem will...

Join the leather industry E=experts on PALF Webinar
Friday, May 22, 2020 by Streaming live on 8 June, from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM EET.

Zschimmer & Schwarz wins Axia Best Managed Companies award for the second time in a row
Wednesday, May 20, 2020 by Appreciation of sustainable and farsighted entrepreneurship.

Stahl accelerates digital customer engagement implementation to uphold its high technical service level
Wednesday, May 20, 2020 by 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...

Prada Group reopens production sites in Tuscany
Friday, May 15, 2020 by The Prada Group has partially reopened its Arezzo factory, with 300 employees in the first wave back.

Brazil meatpackers ready to deliver to US
Friday, May 15, 2020 by With scores of meatpacking companies in the US impacted by coronavirus, Brazil has offered to plug the gap and avoid a meat shortage.

Stahl Polymers expands label-free carbodiimide crosslinkers portfolio with Picassian XL-755 and Picassian XL-762
Wednesday, May 13, 2020 by 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...

US cattle hide value declines significantly in wake of Covid-19
Wednesday, May 06, 2020 by Hide now represents approximately 1% of a steer’s total value.

Elitron upgrades cutting systems in response to Covid-19
Tuesday, April 21, 2020 by 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...

Pan African Leather Fair postponed to June 2021
Friday, April 17, 2020 by We have decided to postpone the show until June 2021 at Egypt International Exhibition Centre in Cairo.

APLF 2020 reschedules to 2021 due to COVID-19 outbreak
Wednesday, April 15, 2020 by Organisers to offer online channels for industry to engage and continue business in interim.

Leather goods business transforms factory into NHS PPE production line
Wednesday, April 15, 2020 by Leicester-based British manufacturing company Mowbray Leather Goods Limited usually manufacture products such as bags and belts, but they have transformed part of their factory into...

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