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Modern Meadow awarded as technology pioneer by World Economic Forum
World Economic Forum on Thursday announced its selection of the world’s 61 most promising Technology Pioneers 2018. Modern Meadow made it to the selection for its contributions in...
Senegal's leather output drops 1.4% in Q1 2018
Senegal’s leather industry suffered a drop in output over the last quarter, the country’s commerce ministry has said.
Daniel Lee named creative director at Bottega Veneta
Italian luxury goods and high fashion brand house Bottega Veneta has appointed Daniel Lee as its new creative director.
Pakistan focused on shoemaking growth
Pakistan exports footwear to more than 60 countries across the world, but only enjoys 0.001% of global trade in shoes.
‘Tanzania first’ budget planned
Tanzanian officials have reiterated their determination to protect the country’s indigenous industries when it publishes its next budget.
Students of creative leather technologies visit LANXESS’s leather chemicals
In May 2018 the Leather business unit of specialty chemicals company LANXESS hosted students from the Institute for Creative Leather Technologies (ICLT) from Northampton University,...
Call to include finished leather in tax scheme
The Pakistan Tanners Association (PTA) has called on the Indian authorities to include finished leather goods in its next round of tax subsidies.
Fakes costing EU businesses €60 billion every year
A study conducted by the European Union’s Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) has revealed that counterfeit bags, clothing, smartphones and fraudulent drugs cost the European economy...
Russian tourism boosting Turkish leather
A growing number of retailers in Istanbul’s leading shopping districts such as Osmanbey, Laleli and Zeytinburnu say the increased number of Russian tourists visiting the city is behind...
Action threatened over tanning run off
India authorities’ continued efforts to manage and reduce the amount of harmful effluent produced by tanneries across the country remains a significant challenge. The latest...
Gucci streamlines production with more work brought in house
In a week when the company says it is driven to overtake Louis Vuitton (LVMH) as the world’s leading luxury brand, Italian fashion giant says it is about make significant changes to...
Two new tanneries integrated into CSCB
Baby Leather and Sean Couros are the newest participants in the Brazilian Leather Certification of Sustainability (CSCB) programme, which promotes better environmental, economic,...
Modular technology and proven products from LANXESS for the process industry
LANXESS at the leading global exhibition Achema, Frankfurt am Main, 11-15 June 2018. Part “Process INDUSTRY 4.0: The Age of Modular Production” exhibition at booth D41 in hall...
Bangladeshi exports hit once more
A significant worsening of the country’s leather exports has led Bangadesh to post lower than expected growth in its export figures. The country saw anaemic growth of 6.66% for the...
Two new tanneries integrated into the Brazilian Leather Certification of Sustainability programme
Baby Leather and Sean Couros are seeking the Brazilian Leather Certification of Sustainability (CSCB).
46th National Conference AICC
On Friday 8 June, the Italian Association of Leather Chemists, AICC, will hold the 46th National Conference at the Teatro della Compagnia, in Castelfranco di Sotto (PI).
ICLT students visit TFL Italia S.p.A.
For the 17th time students from the Institute for Creative Leather Technologies (ICLT) Northampton, visited TFL in Italy. The programme organised by TFL started on Sunday 20 May...
Transparent leather launched in NY
New York avant-garde fashion boutique Hotoveli has announced it will display a new, groundbreaking material this month when it debuts transparent leather called Apparition. The...
EU kicks off Egyptian tannery scheme
A new a new 50,000m2 tannery is the centrepiece of a new EU scheme to support the Egyptian leather industry.