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IULTCS Congress Meets Freiberg Leather Days
Professor Kheng Lim Goh of Newcastle University in Singapore (NUIS) announced as presenter of Heidemann Lecture
Pakistan’s LRC Chief Offers Assistance to Leather Industry
The director of Pakistan’s Leather Research Centre, Dr Hafiz Rabb Nawaz, has proposed a collaboration between the country’s leather industrialists and its researchers in order to create...
Rino Mastrotto Group Contemplate Kenya
World renowned leather products manufacturer Rino Mastrotto Group is contemplating setting up an operations base in Kenya
Scottish Leather Group wins vibes award for its commitment to sustainability
Scottish Leather Group, the largest leather manufacturer in the United Kingdom, has been rewarded for its commitment to sustainability at this year’s VIBES – Scottish Environment...
US Mill Owner Accepts Hazardous Waste Charges
The owner of a former leather tannery in New York State has pleaded guilty in federal court to charges of storing hazardous waste without a permit after the plant closed.
Chanel Drops Exotic Skins in Luxury Fashion First
On Tuesday Chanel announced it would no longer use exotic animal pelts, making it the first luxury fashion house to say no to crocodile and lizard skin, a move welcomed by animal...
Gruppo Mastrotto presents People, Next Level and launches a cutting-edge project concerning social and work inclusion
The company, which is a leader for the tanning of cattle hides in Europe, is pursuing its path in terms of human resources, integrating corporate welfare and social responsibility in...
Gucci to go to Court Over Tax Avoidance Charges
Milan prosecutors have wrapped up their probe into fashion group Gucci’s alleged tax evasion of around £887m, paving the way for a formal request for a trial, a judicial source said...
Luxury Giant Kering to Join Forces With Apple
Kering said on Monday it would develop its own online shopping sites by 2020, ending an outsourcing joint-venture for brands like Balenciaga, showing how major luxury companies...
Ethiopia Reforms in Bid to Become Africa’s Manufacturing Hub
Ethiopia’s ongoing economic and political structural reform will have a major hand in realising the country's manufacturing goals, according to their Investment Commission.
Former COTANCE President Adolfo Mattirolo passes away; COTANCE mourns an historical figure of Italy’s and Europe’s leather industry
On 24 November 2018, Adolfo Mattirolo passed away at the age of 94
Scottish Leather Group Start Brexit Risk Register
The Bridge of Weir-based company, and self-professed largest manufacturer of leather in the UK, has included Britain’s exit from the EU in a list of the principal risks and...
Bangladesh’s Annual Leather Fair Begins
Bangladesh’s international exhibition on leather industry machinery, components, chemicals and accessories began on Thursday. Its aim: to bring all the latest industry technologies...
Dolce and Gabbana Cancel Shanghai Fashion Show After Alleged Racism
Following accusations of racism in its promotions of the event, Italian fashion house Dolce and Gabbana reportedly cancelled a fashion show in Shanghai.
ELeather and Nike Partnership Announced
Nike and ELeather have announced a long-term, strategic innovation partnership which will introduce a new super-material to the sporting footwear brand.
Two shoes brands - Arezzo and Calçados Bibi - sign a cooperation agreement with the Brazilian Leather Certification of Sustainability (CSCB)
A commitment to the origin of the raw material leather was formalised by two shoes brands: Arezzo and Calçados Bibi
LVMH Plans 24 Italian Manufacturing Sites
Italy is becoming increasingly important as a production hub for French luxury goods conglomerate LVMH
Creative Director in Lanvin Exit
Lanvin’s creative director Lucas Ossendrijver has departed France’s oldest operating fashion house.
Zimbabwe Tanners Appeal for Export Policy Waiver
Beef and leather industry stakeholders in Zimbabwe are lobbying their government for a policy waiver which will enable them to export raw hides they cannot utilise, helping to cut down...