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Old Hickory tannery makes a comeback with new investment
The high-end upholstery manufacturer will return to High Point Market this month with new investment focused on speedier delivery and line expansion
Former head of the British Leather Confederation (BLC), Dr Robert Sykes passed away
Dr Robert Sykes OBE FRSC FSLTC, a well-respected senior figure of the British leather sector, passed away on 5 October, aged 89.
Hewlett Packard make leather laptop
Hewlett Packard claims the Leather Laptop it designed has the world’s smallest motherboard, which was co-developed by Intel.
Two injured in fire at Kolkata leather complex tannery
A fire broke out on 10 October at the Kolkata Leather Complex Tannery. Two people were injured, and one critically so; both were admitted to hospital.
J.W. Hulme expected to move manufacturing overseas
113-year-old leather goods company, J.W. will cease its in-house manufacturing and sell its St. Paul leather goods factory to Softline Brand Partners, company officials announced Wednesday.
Four projects aiming to boost Tamil Nadu leather industry approved
Four projects have been approved, under the Indian Footwear Leather and Accessories Development Programme, in Tamil Nadu in a bid to facilitate upgradation of the sector’s infrastructure.
Production of textile and clothing grows in Tajikistan
Tajikistan has enjoyed an increase of around 30% in its production of textiles and clothing in the first eight months of the year
Brazil's highlights from the Première Vision Paris and Lineapelle Milan fairs
The most recent editions of Lineapelle in Milan and Première Vision in Paris ended with good prospects for Brazilian tanneries
LIA and USHSLA hold joint annual meeting; announce merger intentions
The US Hide, Skin and Leather Association (USHSLA) and the Leather Industries of America (LIA) held their joint annual meeting and convention last week, 26-27 September in Chicago, Illinois.
The TFL effect – that brings a smile to my customer's face
TFL successfully finishes REACH registration process
The markets applaud innovation: a smart square dedicated to CSR, SPORT & TECH, and the arrival of the premiere marketplace mark an edition with a record-breaking offer
Digitalisation, eco-responsibility, technical and high-performance developments, transversal know-hows; Première Vision Paris put innovation at the heart of its latest edition, which...
2019 Young Leather Scientist grant announced by IULTCS
The Executive Committee of the IULTCS is pleased to announce the 2019 grants to be awarded to three young scientists, under the age of 35, for research projects in: leather...
CSCB Sustainability Forum
With a diverse array of innovation and trends for the leather and fashion industries, the CSCB Sustainability Forum was officially launched with the theme "What is the Return on...
Leather from Brazil expecting positive results from Milan at the Lineapelle fair
The Lineapelle fair - taking place in Milan from 25-27 September - will be the event's 95th edition.
Five tanneries shut in Kanpur
More trouble in India as five tanneries have been shut down by authorities for discharging toxic effluent into local waterways.
Holiday season in Bangladesh hit the country's export performance
Holiday season in Bangladesh hit the country's export performance, which saw an 11% drop in earnings for August, compared with the same month in 2017
Timberland has announced further progress in its bid to use all natural products in its footwear
Following a commitment to increase the amount of recycled, organic or renewable (ROR) content in ts shoes, Timberland now says materials with at least 10% ROR content were used in 67%...
TFL leases ICF's business
TFL Italia and Industria Chimica Fine announced today that they have entered into an agreement for TFL to lease ICF's business and assets from 1 September 2018.
In Paris, a luxury fair will have a lecture on Brazil's leather experience
The leather sector in Brazil has become an international example of partnerships and collaborations in design and sustainability, exchanging experiences with different acting parties...