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October 2017

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COTANCE urges European Commission to regulate leather authenticity labelling
13 October 2017 The Council of COTANCE has urged the European Commission to use...

Last chance to apply for 2018 Young Leather Scientist Grant
13 October 2017 IULTCS has reminded prospective applicants that the deadline for...

Stahl Group acquires BASF Leather Chemicals business
02 October 2017 Netherlands-based Stahl, a leading company in process chemicals for...

September 2017

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Smit & zoon files patent application on bio-based leather retanning chemicals
27 September 2017 Smit & zoon has filed a European patent application for ‘lignin...

Modern Meadow reveals name of biofabricated material that mimics leather
26 September 2017 Ahead of its big reveal at the Museum of Modern Art in New York next...

Chinese bed company De Rucci employs smart tech
21 September 2017 Premium Chinese bedding De Rucci has chosen to use new digital...

Prada shares perform poorly
20 September 2017 Data from Bloomberg has revealed Hong Kong-traded Prada has delivered...

Leather luggage market to reach $525 billion by 2022
19 September 2017 Demand for leather luggage and good such as wallets, jackets and shoes...

Brazilian meat giant BRF bids farewell to CEO
18 September 2017 Incumbent CEO Pedro de Andrade Faria will depart ailing Brazilian...

New gadget identifies fake designer handbags
12 September 2017 A new handheld microscope camera called Entrupy has been developed to...

Price of rawhide slumps in Bangladesh
12 September 2017 The price of rawhides in Bangladesh dropped more than 30% during...

August 2017

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US hides and leather industry welcomes research report documenting less cattle branding
15 August 2017 The US Hide, Skin and Leather Association (USHSLA) applauded a new...

Lectra appoints Rodrigo Siza, regional director of Spain and Portugal
02 August 2017 Rodrigo Siza will develop new regional synergies to support local...

July 2017

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Smit & zoon appoints strategic leather specialist
31 July 2017 Smit & zoon has announced that Dirick von Behr has been appointed...

ASSOMAC opens the first Italian-Vietnamese technology centre in Vietnam
25 July 2017 The first Italian-Vietnamese Technology Centre has been opened in Vietnam.

See the results of the Leather Law Blitz in Rio de Janeiro
24 July 2017 Leather Law Blitz, part of the Centre for the Brazilian Tanning...

Frost & Sullivan confers Lectra's Versalis digital leather cutting solution with product leadership award
19 July 2017 Lectra’s Versalis boosts automotive leather suppliers’ overall...

Silvateam wins innovation award at World Polyphenol Congress
17 July 2017 Silvateam was awarded a prize for innovation during the 11th World...

Brazilian Leather to disembark in New York for the Première Vision fair
13 July 2017 Three Brazilian tanneries are participating in the the Première Vision...

Brazilian leather expects to market US$20 million in Vietnam
06 July 2017 The city of Ho Chi Minh will host the 19th edition of the Shoes &...

Incotec Automation unveils new name and branding
05 July 2017 Incotec Automation has become INCOTEC and adopted a new brand logo.

Leather and Footwear machinery exports rise by 38.4% in five years
03 July 2017 Data processed by the Italian Association of Manufacturers of...

June 2017

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2018 Young Leather Scientist Grant announced by IULTCS
29 June 2017 The International Union of Leather Technologists and Chemist...

Lectra boosts leather cutting productivity by up to 15%
16 June 2017 New Versalis® LeatherSuite V6 helps automotive and furniture makers get...

University of Northampton students impress Leathersellers Company
15 June 2017 Students at the University of Northampton have impressed the...

Students from the UK and Italy attend TFL Academy training course
12 June 2017 In May, TFL Academy welcomed students from the Institute for Creative...

Leather Law Blitz heads for Rio de Janeiro
08 June 2017 The Centre for the Brazilian Tanning Industry (CICB) will visit nine...

Report from 'Leather is My Job' Conference
08 June 2017 Leather International editor Carl Friedmann reports from the second...

Billy Tannery launches today
02 June 2017 Billy Tannery, the first British goat leather brand, launched in May...

May 2017

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Brazilian hides and skins exports show positive results in area in April
18 May 2017 Brazilian exports of hides and skins in 2017 are larger in area than...

Brazilian Leather joins celebrated furniture fair in Germany
11 May 2017 Five Brazilian tanneries will take part in Interzum, the world's leading...

TFL increases commitment to safe products
09 May 2017 Leading leather processor and finisher TFL has became a recognized ZDHC...

Leather is my Job photo contest winners revealed
09 May 2017 COTANCE and the Leather is my Job project partnership have announced...

New addition to Brazilian Leather Certification of Sustainability (CSCB)
04 May 2017 Gobba Leather, a tannery producing furniture, automotive and...

April 2017

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BASF Leather Chemicals business to become part of Stahl Group
05 April 2017 Stahl, headquartered in the Netherlands, announced today that it has...

Smit & zoon opens sales office in India
04 April 2017 Smit & zoon, a leading global supplier of wet-end and finishing...

March 2017

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Silvateam presents 'Leather of the Year' winners
31 March 2017 Silvateam, a world leader in the production and sales of vegetal extracts...

Report from APLF Leather & Materials+
29 March 2017 The 33rd edition of APLF is underway, now rebranded as APLF Leather...

JBS curtails beef production in Brazil
24 March 2017 Meat processing company JBS has suspended beef production at 33 of its...

PrimeAsia appoints Sarah Swensen CSO
21 March 2017 PrimeAsia, a leading manufacturer of high-quality lifestyle and...

Leather industry reacts to ICN human rights report
16 March 2017 A long-awaited report on human rights issues in the Indian leather...

BASF to showcase process innovation at APLF 2017
16 March 2017 BASF will introduce a new process innovation to Asia Pacific Leather...

Expert industry panel in place for Prophets of Price 2017
16 March 2017 Market analysts Hidenet and leaders from four major global hide regions...

New European social dialogue project launches
03 March 2017 European Social Partners, COTANCE and the industriAll-European Trade...

February 2017

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Leather International reports from Tanning Tech
22 February 2017 We're in the middle of day two here at Tanning Tech on one side of...

Stahl Campus expands with performance coatings
21 February 2017 Stahl Campus is expanding its training course offering for...

Hidenet Publications announces new report in Chinese
20 February 2017 Hidenet Publications announces the latest addition to its collection...

Elitron to showcase innovations at SIMAC 2017
07 February 2017 Elitron will showcase five different automatic digital cutting...

Lectra appoints Jérôme Viala executive vice-president for the Group
03 February 2017 Lectra's former chief financial officer Jérôme Viala has been...

January 2017

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Fratelli Carlessi to unveil scalable spray finishing concept in Milan
30 January 2017 Italy based leather finishing and drying machinery specialists,...

Erretre to redefine milling at Simac Tanning Tech 2017
27 January 2017 Erretre Spa, part of Erretre, the Italy based global leaders in...

Report from Inspiramais in Sao Paulo
17 January 2017 The latest edition of Inspiramais in Sao Paulo is underway to examine...

Brazilian leather industry should generate $ 4 million in New York
13 January 2017 Première Vision Leather New York will take place on 17-18 January, with...

Trumpler and ICLT run training course
05 January 2017 German chemicals supplier Trumpler visited the Institute for Creative...

November 2016

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Smit & zoon to use recycled drums
24 November 2016 From December 2016, Smit & zoon will take its corporate social...

Brazilian leather: exports show growth in October
21 November 2016 October registered an increase of 2.3% in Brazilian leather exports....

Stahl acquires Eagle Performance Products
21 November 2016 Chemical company Stahl, headquartered in the Netherlands, has acquired...

CBR joins Brazilian Leather Certification of Sustainability (CSCB)
09 November 2016 Brazilian tannery Couros Bom Retiro - CBR is the most recent name to join...

Footwear manufacturer boosts environmental agenda with baling of leather
09 November 2016 Footwear component manufacturer E A Tailby Ltd has strengthened its...

Stahl promotes leather supply chain traceability at ReVeal
04 November 2016 Stahl, PALI Group, Vitelco, Rompa Tanneries and Rompa Leder used...

Only Lectra for new DFM production plant
03 November 2016 DFM Sp. z o.o based in Dobre Miasto in the Mazuria region of Poland...

October 2016

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APLF announces new fair dates for 2018 and 2019
26 October 2016 In line with its policy of serving the global leather and fashion...

Vietnam to reach $12bn in leather product exports in 2014
25 October 2016 According to the Vietnam Industry and Trade Information Centre (VITIC),...

ACLE, CIFF and Moda Shanghai underway in Shanghai
25 October 2016 The 17th edition of the All China Leather Exhibition (ACLE), the...

Brazilian leather joins Material Connexion in New York
21 October 2016 Thanks to support from Brazilian Leather, a project dedicated to...

Gruppo Mastrotto accelerates digital transformation with Lectra
14 October 2016 Lectra supports the digital transformation of European producer of...

IULTCS supports next generation research
11 October 2016 The IULTCS initiative of investing in the next generation of leather...

Miti creates in-house leather cutting room with Lectra
03 October 2016 The high-end upholstered furniture manufacturer lowers operational costs...

September 2016

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Waterless Chrome Tanning Technology demonstration and workshop in Kolkata
26 September 2016 CSIR-Central Leather Research Institute has developed a new technology...

UNIDO launches hydrogen sulphide online training course
15 September 2016 Within the framework of the Tanzania United Nations Development...

Leather International reports from 2016 All China Leather Exhibition (ACLE)
01 September 2016 The 2016 All China Leather Exhibition (ACLE) is in full swing at the at...

August 2016

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Circular Economy drove CSCB Sustainability Forum
23 August 2016 The circular economy was widely discussed during the CSCB...

Stahl opens Pielcolor Application Lab in India
04 August 2016 Chemical company Stahl has opened a new Pielcolor Application Lab in...

LANXESS showcases sustainable portfolio at ACLE
04 August 2016 Company presents technologies for waterproof leather, anti-soiling...

July 2016

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Laziale Interni Auto chooses Lectra Versalis for digital cutting room
19 July 2016 Laziale Interni Auto, a leading Italian supplier of leather cut parts...

Brazilian leather showcased at Première Vision New York
13 July 2016 Five Brazilian leather companies and the Centre for the Brazilian...

LINEAPELLE London to discuss UK leather market and Brexit
11 July 2016 A total of 41 exhibitors will exhibit their new collections at...

Lectra announces opening of subsidiary in Vietnam
08 July 2016 Lectra, the world leader in integrated technology solutions dedicated...

2017 IULTCS Merit Award Winner announced
07 July 2016 The Executive Committee of the IULTCS has announced the 2017 winner of...

COTANCE Assembly General elects Thomas Bee as new president
05 July 2016 Last 14 June, the Assembly General of COTANCE took place in...

Young leather scientist grant to be sponsored by Lear Corporation
04 July 2016 The Executive Committee of the IULTCS has announced that Lear Corporation...

June 2016

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Lectra appoints Céline Choussy Bedouet to its executive committee
24 June 2016 Lectra, the world leader in integrated technology solutions dedicated...

Curtume Moderno joins the Brazilian Leather Sustainability Certification (CSCB)
24 June 2016 Curtume Moderno has become the most recent company to join CSCB,...

BPR Registration granted for Chlorocresol (CMK) in leather manufacture
20 June 2016 The European Chemicals Agencies (ECHA) Biocidal Products Committee...

TFL adds global operations resources and announces new member of Executive Board
14 June 2016 Brian R. Watson has joined the TFL Group as chief operating officer...

Cobrasil Tannery joins the Brazilian Leather Sustainability Certification (CSCB)
13 June 2016 The Brazilian Leather Sustainability Certification (CSCB),...

Stahl opens Dyes Centre of Excellence in Mumbai
10 June 2016 Chemical company Stahl has opened a new state-of-the-art Dyes Centre...

Leather features in University of Northampton Graduate Fashion Week catwalk show
09 June 2016 Fashion students from the University of Northampton took to the catwalk...

Inspiramais will host lecture on Design na Pele
06 June 2016 Design na Pele will be presented at Inspiramais - Design and...

May 2016

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Erpo modernises production with Lectra
24 May 2016 German high-end upholstered furniture supplier Erpo has chosen...

Design na Pele to attend International Shoes & Leather Exhibition - Vietnam
23 May 2016 Brazilian exhibition Design na Pele has confirmed it will take part in...

Brazilian leather exports show inscrease in April
18 May 2016 Brazil has shown an increase in leather and skins exports last April,...

Lectra helps Freedman Seating meet growing demand
18 May 2016 US seat manufacturer aims to double its production capacity with...

Northampton University given green light to create centre of excellence
17 May 2016 Plans for a centre of excellence involving the University of Northampton...

Stahl opens central leather application lab of Pakistan
13 May 2016 Chemical company Stahl has opened a renewed application lab in...

LANXESS raises guidance for 2016 after strong first quarter
12 May 2016 Speciality chemicals company LANXESS has raised its earnings forecast...

Sustainably Yours Ltd. launches environmentally friendly SANDLUND/HOSSAIN brand
05 May 2016 Sustainably Yours Ltd. has launched its environmentally friendly...

April 2016

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Report from day two of LeatherWorld Middle East
27 April 2016 We're all wrapped up here on day two of Leatherworld Middle East in Dubai...

JBS, AMCM and Mats join Brazilian Leather Sustainability Certification programme
27 April 2016 JBS Couros, AMCM and Mats Beneficiamento de Couro are the most...

Report from day one of LeatherWorld Middle East
27 April 2016 It's day one of LeatherWorld Middle East at the World Trade Convention...

University of Northampton honours Stahl CEO Huub van Beijeren with honorary doctorate
18 April 2016 Huub van Beijeren, CEO at Stahl, received an honorary doctorate for...

Hardy UK Ltd appoints new international sales technician
15 April 2016 Hardy UK Ltd, specialist in producing high-quality shaving and...

Stahl acquires Viswaat’s leather chemicals business
13 April 2016 Netherlands chemical company Stahl has acquired the leather...

Stahl extends Stahl Campus® with Americas hub in Mexico
08 April 2016 Chemical company Stahl is launching the first Stahl Campus training...

CSIR-CLRI and ILTA to host XXXIV IULTCS Congress
08 April 2016 The Central Leather Research Institute (CSIR-CLRI) in Chennai, India,...

ICHSLTA members meet for 87th AGM in Hong Kong
04 April 2016 ICHSLTA members gathered for the 87th annual AGM in Hong Kong on 31...

March 2016

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Couro do Norte named Global Tannery of the Year
31 March 2016 The Tannery of the Year awards kicked off the first evening of this...

Report from MM&T Hong Kong
30 March 2016 MM&T in Hong Kong is underway following a press conference and a lot...

JBS Couros in spotlight at Asia Pacific Leather Fair
29 March 2016 JBS Couros will have two stands at the Asia Pacific Leather Fair (APLF)...

Tannery of the Year 2015-16 finalists announced
24 March 2016 The list of finalists for World Leather’s fifth Tannery of the...

Zschimmer & Schwarz showcases post-tanning technology at Northampton University
24 March 2016 Bodo Brandt, a senior technologist from chemical company Zschimmer &...

Sherborne Upholstery goes for full automation with Lectra
22 March 2016 UK furniture manufacturer Sherborne Upholstery is transforming its...

Stahl and PUM join forces to promote sustainable leather industry in developing countries
21 March 2016 As of February 2016, chemical company Stahl and PUM are joining forces...

Govt ban on raw hides in Hazaribagh
21 March 2016 In efforts to expedite the tannery relocation process from Hazaribagh...

BASF introduces its 'Inspirations for Leather – Edition Livigno' Autumn/Winter 2017/2018 trends
18 March 2016 BASF has introduced its new 'Inspirations for Leather' catalogue...

Lectra North America appoints new president
18 March 2016 Lectra, a global leader in integrated technology solutions for leather...

New president for the Italian Leather Chemists Association
18 March 2016 At the first meeting of the Italian Leather Chemists Association's...

February 2016

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Lineapelle and SIMAC Tanning Tech begins
23 February 2016 SIMAC and Tanning Tech is underway, alongside Lineapelle, at the...

Day two at Première Vision Paris
17 February 2016 We're in the business end of the second day at Première Vision Paris,...

January 2016

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Premiere Vision New York - Day Two Report
20 January 2016 We're in the middle of day two here at Premiere Vision New York and the...

Leather International reports from Premiere Vision New York
19 January 2016 Since the French international industry trade show group Première Vision...

December 2015

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2016 Editorial Programme
29 December 2015

Promotional Opportunities
23 December 2015

University of Cincinnati launches 2016 educational programme
18 December 2015 The Leather Research Laboratory at the University of Cincinnati has...

‘Leather is my Job!’ wins European Commission support for a follow-up phase
16 December 2015 After a successful first project on the promotion of jobs in the EU...

STAHL Chemicals works with Northampton University students
16 December 2015 STAHL Chemicals, one of the leading international leather chemical...

ICLT Corium Club and Trumpler get muddy
02 December 2015 The Corium Club (Institute for Creative Leather Technologies leather...

November 2015

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2015 IULTCS Merit Award winner announced
25 November 2015 The IULTCS executive committee has bestowed the 2015 IULTCS Merit Award...

The 33rd IULTCS Congress opens in Brazil
25 November 2015 The world's largest technical leather event, the XXXIII IULTCS...

Istanbul Leather Fair 2015 update
04 November 2015 After a quick ribbon-cutting ceremony, the premier Turkey leather fair,...

October 2015

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Grupo Kaltex chooses Lectra Fashion PLM
13 October 2015 Mexico-based home textile and apparel group to implement Lectra’s...

USHSLA gives statement on its support for Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) deal
07 October 2015 Following the announcement on 5 October that trade ministers from the US...

Lectra wins intellectual property battle in Germany
07 October 2015 The German Supreme Court in Düsseldorf rules against local competitor...

September 2015

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Trumpler Chemicals and Dyes celebrates ten years in China
11 September 2015 Trumpler Chemicals and Dyes (TCD) in China celebrated its...

Leather International reports from ACLE 2015
01 September 2015 On the ground in Shanghai, market uncertainty is a prevailing...

August 2015

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David Sherwood joins ICLT at University of Northampton
27 August 2015 David Sherwood has joined the staff of the Institute for Creative...

TFL Group announces changes in Executive Board
27 August 2015 Eugen Katzenstein, who worked for more than 13 years for TFL, since 2001...

July 2015

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USHSLA looks to hold companies to account for the rule of law
21 July 2015 The US Hide, Skin and Leather Association (USHSLA) issued a letter to...

June 2015

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Cartigliano has won Le Fonti International Award
26 June 2015 Cartigliano has won Le Fonti International Award for 'Company of the Year...

May 2015

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Washing-machine company zeroes in on the leather market
15 May 2015 South Yorkshire company Xeros has announced big plans to...

Frederick Douglas Lang in memoriam
15 May 2015 Frederick Douglas Lang DSC, one of the UK leather industry's most...

Renowned artist creates works with leather
15 May 2015 Takis Psarros, a renowned leather designer and artist making bags and...

Tamil Nadu faces shortage of labour and raw materials
15 May 2015 There are approximately 1.5 million people employed in the leather...

Ceylon Leather Products suffers loss due to fraud
15 May 2015 Leading leather products manufacturer Ceylon Leather Products said it...

Clayton and Sedgwick join forces
15 May 2015 Towards the end of April, Joseph Clayton and Sons of Chesterfield...

Northampton's shoe heritage inspires traditional Indian footwear
15 May 2015 Northampton's shoemaking heritage is helping to inspire an...

Pressure for tannery flow meters
15 May 2015 The Indian minister for water resources, Uma Bharati, urged tannery owners...

LG's new G4 phones with leather backs
15 May 2015 Even though Motorola offered genuine leather-based backs for the Moto X,...

Lectra appoints new chief marketing officer
15 May 2015 Lectra, a world leader in integrated technology solutions, announced...

Leather industry challenges vegan leather claims
15 May 2015 The Global Leather Coordinating Committee (GLCC) recently issued an...

Footwear producers urged to improve branding
15 May 2015 Indonesian leather product producers were recently advised to build on...

New TFL application lab opens
15 May 2015 In mid-May, TFL celebrated the opening of its new TFL Application...

Intertek opens leather and footwear testing lab in Chennai
15 May 2015 Intertek, the multinational inspection, product testing and...

Inaugural Leatherworld Middle East gets off to rousing start in Dubai
05 May 2015 The inaugural edition of Leatherworld Middle East has begun in Dubai with...

Leather International reports from Leatherworld Middle East
05 May 2015 An inaugural show is always going to be a difficult proving ground on...

April 2015

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Hans Ubbink designs with sustainable Mongolian leather
15 April 2015 Dutch fashion designer Hans Ubbink is to design clothing and accessories...

Poor pay in Hong Kong
15 April 2015 Workers in Hong Kong's leather industry are among the lowest paid in...

Global automotive interior materials market goes into overdrive
15 April 2015 Increasing automobile production combined with evolving customer...

Best foot forward as China shifts focus
15 April 2015 Bangladesh is poised to become an attractive destination for...

Association chairman talks up the country's future
15 April 2015 Ethiopia is intent on becoming a leather powerhouse, according to one of...

French accent in Dubai
15 April 2015 The world's premier tanneries from France will be in Dubai to showcase...

Tyson earns top Fortune ranks
15 April 2015 For the second year running, Fortune has named Tyson Foods, among...

Wendel explores sale of Stahl
15 April 2015 French investment firm Wendel is looking at options to sell off...

Deadline looms for Savar Tannery Estate
15 April 2015 Chinese joint-venture company JLEPCL-DCL has been asked to complete...

Karim Leathers founder passes away
15 April 2015 Rezaul Kraim Ansari, a renowned pillar in the international...

Redefining the boundaries of leather cutting
15 April 2015 Lectra, a world leader in integrated technology solutions, has announced...

Leading French tanneries to showcase high-quality leathers at Leatherworld Middle East
14 April 2015 The world's premier tanneries from France are set to descend upon Dubai...

March 2015

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Adidas talks brand realignment at APLF 2015
31 March 2015 Day two of APLF is about to wrap up and we just heard a talk from...

Leather International reports from APLF 2015
30 March 2015 We're underway at APLF 2015 and, so far, the pace of the first day has...

The door is open - Leather International tours the Minuano tannery
20 March 2015 Away from the teeming halls of FIMEC, we were given an all-access tour of...

Leather International reports from Fimec 2015
18 March 2015 After 24 hours travel time, we're finally on the ground here at the...

Wendel exploring sale of Stahl
05 March 2015 French investment company Wendel SA, along with Bank of America's...

February 2015

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Tyson earns top Fortune ranks
26 February 2015 For the second year running, Fortune has named Tyson Foods, Inc....

US hide, skin and leather industry exports hit record $2.85 billion in 2014
11 February 2015 The US hide, skin and leather industry set a new record in 2014,...

JBS Couros and Conceria Priante strike strategic deal
11 February 2015 JBS Couros has announced an agreement with Conceria Priante, which...

Strikes severely affect Bangladesh leather sector
06 February 2015 The Bangladesh Tanners' Association claims that the domestic leather...

Smit & zoon to open laboratory in India
04 February 2015 Smit & zoon is to open its first leather application laboratory outside...

Luxury consumers to spend over €1tn by 2021
03 February 2015 In association with Boston Consulting Group and EXANE BNP Paribas,...

January 2015

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Meat industry to hear of leather’s importance
30 January 2015 The Institute for Creative Leather Technologies (ICLT) will open its doors...

Mission to India could generate over $10 million for Brazilian leather
29 January 2015 Business relations and the opening of new markets are among the objectives...

Kenyan Government announces plans for leather city
15 January 2015 The Kenyan Government has embarked on an ambitious plan to build a...

Pakistan Tanning Association signs MOU with UVAS
14 January 2015 The Pakistan Tanners Association (PTA) has signed a memorandum...

Leather fragment discovery in Iran
13 January 2015 A 5,000-year-old fragment of leather with drawings has been discovered...

December 2014

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New additions to bolster Première Vision Leather
18 December 2014 Première Vision Leather, formerly known as Cuir à Paris and now one of...

Pakistan Mega Leather Show announced
11 December 2014 The Pakistan Tanners’ Association, Pakistan Footwear...

Indian scientists enhance gelatine production from tannery waste
09 December 2014 Scientists at the Central Leather Research Institute (CSIR) in...

Brazil to feature at leather furniture event Showtime Market
03 December 2014 Brazilian leather will be featured at Showtime Market from 7−10 December...

November 2014

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JBS singled out for efforts to reduce deforestation
28 November 2014 JBS has made bigger inroads than any other food company over the past year...

Event report: the 9th annual Istanbul Leather Fair
27 November 2014 Following the ninth annual Istanbul Leather Fair (IDF) at the...

Tannery in Vietnam hit with record fine
21 November 2014 The Ho Chi Minh City municipal administration has issued a VND6.39...

Labour disruptions affect US hides and skins exports
14 November 2014 Ongoing labour disruptions at west coast ports in the US are...

Indonesian footwear sales fall in Q3 2014
13 November 2014 According to data from the Indonesian Footwear Association...

Vietnam to reach $12bn in leather product exports in 2014
03 November 2014 According to the Vietnam Industry and Trade Information Centre (VITIC),...

October 2014

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Market for US pig and sow skins restored to China
30 October 2014 The US Hide, Skin and Leather Association (USHSLA) says that US pig and...

Fashion houses buying into fish leather
22 October 2014 Considering the beautiful patters and iridescence of many fish skins,...

CSIR-CLRI develops dry tanning technology
22 October 2014 A dispersing agent that disposes of water use in most of the operations...

Lectra wins EY’s 2014 International Company of the Year Award
17 October 2014 EY awarded this prestigious prize on 13 October to Daniel Harari...

Seton AutoLeather appoints new European MD
14 October 2014 US-based GST AutoLeather Inc., a leading global supplier of...

Leather chemicals market growing
14 October 2014 The leather chemicals market is predicted to reach nearly $8 billion and...

New leather fair in Dubai
10 October 2014 In an effort to capitalise on the Gulf's passion for luxury goods and...

Prada purchases French tannery
09 October 2014 Household Italian fashion brand Prada has confirmed that it has bought...

Brazilian leather: CICB promotes a movement to publicise the Leather Law
09 October 2014 The Centre for the Brazilian Tanning Industry (CICB) is promoting a...

September brings an increase of 15.4% in Brazilian leather exports
07 October 2014 The Centre for the Brazilian Tanning Industry (CICB) has revealed...

New chairman appointed at USHSLA
07 October 2014 Jamie Zitnik, president of Texpac Hide and Skin, was elected chairman of...

Lanxess selected as Launch Nordic innovator
02 October 2014 Specialty chemicals giant Lanxess has been selected as one of the top...

September 2014

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Bangladesh tanners look to have market fix hide price
30 September 2014 Tannery owners unanimously want the market to determine raw-hide...

The Leather Chemicals Market 2014-2018 Global Research Report
30 September 2014 Leaders in market research reports ReportsnReports.com has published...

Gains in Pakistan’s leather industry at risk
29 September 2014 A confluence of natural disasters and bureaucratic mismanagement has...

Traceability of leather goods from steak dinners
25 September 2014 In some seafood restaurants, you're able to pick out the fish you want...

ISA in the USA
23 September 2014 Eco-conscious German leather manufacturer ISA TanTec is poised to begin...

Rebranding at Cuir a Paris
18 September 2014 Since acquiring Cuir à Paris earlier this year, Première Vision has...

The Hermes “Leather Forever” exhibition in Hong Kong until 28th September
17 September 2014 Hermès, the luxury leather brand has arrived in Hong Kong with its...

Erretre and Fratelli Carlessi reveal new milling and drying innovations
17 September 2014 Celebrating its 40th year, and in the run-up to Lineapelle in Milan,...

TFL Leather Art & Technology
17 September 2014 During the closing hours of Lineapelle, renowned leather chemical company...

Stay connected during your visit to Le Cuir A Paris
12 September 2014 With Le Cuir A Paris fast approaching we thought it was important to...

Exhibitors flock to Lineappelle 2014
11 September 2014 The modern-day launch edition of Lineappelle in Milan, with 1,123...

ACLE, CIFF and Moda Shanghai underway in Shanghai
03 September 2014 The 17th edition of the All China Leather Exhibition (ACLE), the...

National Beef Announces New Sales Focus in China
02 September 2014 KANSAS CITY, Mo., August 26, 2014 - In a continuing commitment to...

IULTCS on Facebook
02 September 2014 Online social media facilitates global discussions.

Brazilian companies expect big sales at ACLE
02 September 2014 This week sees the start of the All China Leather Exhibition (ACLE)...

August 2014

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Change in the Board of Management at LANXESS
06 August 2014 Leading specialty chemicals company Lanxess has announced that...

Coach eliminates over 150 jobs
06 August 2014 Leather goods giant Coach recently eliminated over 150 jobs in...

Import duty on hide, skin further increases crisis of leather sector
06 August 2014 Leather sector stakeholders in Karachi criticised a recent...

June 2014

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Stephen Sothmann appointed to (ATAC) in Animals and Animal Products
26 June 2014 Stephen Sothmann, president of the US Hide, Skin and Leather Association,...

Edinburgh Assembly General unanimously elects Jonathan Muirhead as new COTANCE
26 June 2014 The 2014 COTANCE General Meeting took place in Edinburgh on June 20 hosted...

Go Brazilian
26 June 2014 Brazil boasts the world’s largest commercial cattle herd, and, as...

Stahl revamps management team
24 June 2014 Netherlands-based chemical specialists Stahl announced it has renewed...

Pressure put on tanneries to relocate
12 June 2014 The government of Bangladesh is responding to the desire of European...

Officials face contempt charges over tannery relocation order
12 June 2014 The High Court in Bangladesh has issued contempt of court rulings...

Coach’s new baseball-themed collection
12 June 2014 Coach’s tradition in luxury leather is steeped in the...

May 2014

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Stahl acquires Clariant’s Leather Services business
09 May 2014 Stahl, headquartered in the Netherlands, has acquired Clariant’s...

March 2014

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Clariant joins “Together for Sustainability” initiative
27 March 2014

JBS Q4 profit doubles, missed targets
26 March 2014

First Fabriktag by BASF attracted more than 100 Designers
26 March 2014

Mulberry boss Guillon quits
24 March 2014

Clariant publishes sustainability report 2013
24 March 2014 sustainability report for the 2013 financial year.

Bridge of Weir Leather supports new Car Design Review Yearbook
24 March 2014

Formaldehyde found in leather shoes
21 March 2014

Hermes posts profits and record-high operating margins
20 March 2014

APLF Preview - University of Northampton
19 March 2014 Stand 1E-A11/UK

New record for US hide, skin and leather exports for 2013
19 March 2014 Exports of US hide, skin and leather products set new records in 2013

Profits soar at Pittards
18 March 2014

The IULTCS’ presentation on chromium translated in six languages
17 March 2014 IULTCS’ “Chromium and Leather Research:

CBSE advisory on shoes perplexes leather industry
17 March 2014 Indian Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)

HTL International to debut Muse’s new accent chair program at spring 2014 High Point Market
17 March 2014 At the spring 2014 High Point Market from April 5 to 10, HTL International

China Leather Shoes Industry Report
17 March 2014 economic slowdown in China and globally in 2012 and2013

Brazilian hides on the rise
14 March 2014 According to the Department of Foreign Trade

Clariant at Chinaplas 2014
14 March 2014 Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, will underline...

Pakistan leather export growth in question
14 March 2014 Participation and visiting big leather fairs is essential to attract...

Brazil as focus Country Brazil at APLF
13 March 2014 Brazil’s industrial capacity, technology and expertise will be discussed...

Border issues in Tanzania
10 March 2014 Smuggling Tanzanian raw hides and skins

Boxmark Leather to build new production plant
10 March 2014

ASEAN’s Major Trade Fair for Fashion and Leather Industries to launch
10 March 2014 The Department of International Trade Promotion (DITP) is ready to...

New chairman at LANXESS AG
06 March 2014

Bridge of Weir Leather celebrates 30 years with Volvo
06 March 2014 Bridge of Weir, the only leather manufacturer for the automotive industry...

The plight of Uganda’s leather industry
03 March 2014 Since a large proportion of Ugandans choose imported leather products

Update: raw-hides sales surge
03 March 2014 Net export sales for the period ending February 20th

Slow progress for Bangladesh’s tannery reform
03 March 2014 There are 200 tanneries in Hazaribagh in Dhaka,

New handbag colours from Bentley at Geneva Motor Show
03 March 2014 Bentley is celebrating the spring season

BMW i8 gets bespoke Louis Vuitton bags
03 March 2014 Luxury leather brand Louis Vuitton has partnered with BMW

Clariant’s Annual Report 2013
03 March 2014

February 2014

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Deckers and Pentland confirmed for Leather International roundtable
27 February 2014

Portuguese footwear exports surge 8% in 2013
27 February 2014

Pakistani leather exports in the spotlight
25 February 2014 The Pakistan Tanners Association is urging the government to include...

Growth of Sri Lankan leather industry
25 February 2014 Rishad Bathiudeen, the Minister of Industry and Commerce of Sri Lanka

China setting new emission limits
25 February 2014 China’s Ministry of Environmental Protection will establish a new...

Pakistan: demands for enhanced water supply to leather industry
25 February 2014 Chairman of the Pakistani Tanners Association, Fawad Jawed is...

India’s leather industry discuss green ideas
25 February 2014 Speaking at the annual Leather Research Industry Get Together at CLRI...

Première Vision acquires Cuir à Paris
20 February 2014 Through subsidiary Modamont SAS, French-based international industry...

Sudan to appear in at AALF
17 February 2014 Sudan will participate in COMESA’s annual African leather exhibition,...

Global estimates of leather revenues
17 February 2014 In light of new research conducted by Reportlinker.com,

DLX Industries Acquires Artcraft Leathergoods
17 February 2014 Supplier DLX Industries, Inc. has acquired the assets of...

Analysis of Brazilian exports for January
17 February 2014 According to the Centre for the Brazilian Tanning Industry (CICB)......

$1.9bn in Turkey leather exports in 2013
17 February 2014 Last year, Turkey exported leather and leather products worth US$...

Tata International
13 February 2014 International trading arm of the Tata Group, Tata International Ltd, which...

Tandy Leather Inc adds to Board
12 February 2014 Tandy Leather Factory, Inc. today announced that its board of...

Sri Lanka's leather industry on the rise
12 February 2014 In the last year, Sri Lanka's footwear and leather sector has shown...

New direction for Barney & Taylor
12 February 2014 Being one of the UK’s oldest family-owned leather brands, Barney &...

National Beef Announces Plan to Close Brawley, California Beef Processing Facility
10 February 2014 KANSAS CITY, Mo., January 31, 2014 — National Beef Packing Company...

Growth of India’s leather exports
10 February 2014 According to data from the Directorate General of Commercial Intelligence...

State of Brazilian leather exports
10 February 2014 The Brazilian leather sector entered 2014 exporting $ 200 million,...

Mulberry chairman on board at Pittards
10 February 2014 Pittards PLC, the renowned leather and luxury goods producer, experienced...

Brazilian group JBS has announced the death of Steve Miller
07 February 2014

Leather work course revived at Hexham
05 February 2014 Renowned Hexham-based leather worker Andy Bates and Northumberland...

Japanese manufacturer in Ethiopia
05 February 2014 In a few weeks, Japanese leather producing factory Hiroki Co. Ltd. is...

Leather International and APLF invite you to register today for the 2nd Webinar
04 February 2014 February 26th 18:00 (Hong Kong Time) Why Leather Should Not Be Purely For...

India on the rise
04 February 2014 According to India’s Council for Leather Exports (CLE), exports of...

Louis Vuitton redefining luxury
04 February 2014 The world's largest luxury-goods maker, Louis Vuitton, recently reported a...

Chip-enabled bags
04 February 2014 Top French leather goods brand Delage has recently aligned with...

Cleaning up Multan
03 February 2014 Due to 450 cases of polluting have been sent to the Pakistani...

January 2014

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Unveiling Export Potential of Indian Leather Industry
30 January 2014 IILF 2014 to commence from January 31 IN CHENNAI

TOWNSEND LEATHER CELEBRATES ‘A LOVE OF LEATHER’ ALL FEBRUARY LONG
29 January 2014 Starting February 3rd, 2014 every weekday of February, the month that...

Gerber Technology’s Taurus II cutting system to make Super Bowl footballs
28 January 2014 The Wilson Sporting Goods Co.’s football factory in Ohio has made...

Soft loans to relocate tanneries in Bangladesh
27 January 2014

Italia Technology Pavilion at IILF
27 January 2014 ITALIAN TECHNOLOGY COMBINED WITH A SUCCESSFUL INDIAN LEATHER INDUSTRY!

Change of leadership in LANXESS Board of Management
27 January 2014 Cologne – The Supervisory Board of LANXESS AG has resolved at its...

Kenyan Leather Council asks for investigations
27 January 2014 The outgoing chairman for the Kenyan Leather Development Council has...

Brazilian leather artifacts get international brand
27 January 2014 The Brazilian Association of Leather Artifacts and Travel...

Nigeria leather factory, 4 workers drown evacuating waste
24 January 2014

Cartigliano at IILF
23 January 2014 Since more than 53 years Cartigliano studies, designs and...

LAMEBO s.r.l.
22 January 2014 Lamebo Company is the leading Italian producer of splitting band knives,...

BERGI SPA Bertech Stacker
22 January 2014 As many people already know, Bertech is Bergi’s branch dedicated...

Feather leather
22 January 2014 University of Delaware ‘green’ chemist Richard Wool is pursuing a method...

Poliser and DuPont Tate & Lyle Bio Products join forces
22 January 2014 Poliser, a division of the Flokser Group, is using DuPont Tate & Lyle...

WET-WET
22 January 2014 Gemata’s long experience as world leader in leather finishing combined ...

Footjoy
16 January 2014 In mid January, Footjoy revealed its latest advancement in golf footwear...

Visit Atlas Refinery at IILF - Fatliquors and Pull-Up Oils
13 January 2014 Vist us at IILF - Hall 2, stand 2-04-A

Travelling Chinese shoppers buying leather goods will boost sales growth in 2014
13 January 2014 According to luxury group Salvatore Ferragamo chief executive Michele...

Fashion Forward Confirms Season Three Dates for April 10th-13th 2014
10 January 2014 After A Hugely Successful Inaugural Year, FFWD Returns in 2014 to...

A clean break
10 January 2014 350 Indian Tanneries to stop leather cleaning 3 days before the...

Hellmann appoints first Chief Commercial Officer
10 January 2014 Leading global logistics provider, Hellmann Worldwide Logistics,...

JBS Couros wins prize for technological innovation
09 January 2014 JBS received the Kurt Politzer Prize for Technology 2013

Packer rankings of 2013
09 January 2014 Cattle Buyers Weekly’s annual review of packer rankings revealed that...

Leather Industry Webinars announced
06 January 2014 Leather International and the APLF would like to invite all of you to...

December 2013

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Assomac Member Pietro Torielli passes away
19 December 2013 Pietro Torielli passed away on 6 December 2013. He was born in Vigevano on...

Hao Duong tannery operations suspended
17 December 2013 Due to violations of environmental regulations, operations at Hao...

New packer in Alberta
17 December 2013 Cattle Buyers Weekly reported that, Rich Vesta, former VP and COO...

Online sales of leather goods rise by more than half
17 December 2013 Sales of online leather goods shot up by 52% year-on-year in the three...

Clariant intends to acquire Indian masterblatch producer
17 December 2013 • Clariant Chemicals (India) Limited intends to acquire...

Tyson stop buying Canadian cattle
17 December 2013 Tyson Foods’ decision to stop buying Canadian cattle shipped directly to...

The future of 3D printed faux leather
17 December 2013 Renowned entrepreneur in tissue engineer Andras Forgacs is working on...

South Dakota cattle deaths
17 December 2013 4,000 cattle deaths due to storm

PrimeAsia China achieve Leather Working Group Gold
17 December 2013 PrimeAsia Leather Co. has achieved a Leather Working Group (LWG) gold...

Stahl set to buy Clariant
17 December 2013 Stahl, the Dutch dyes and coatings company, is set to buy the...

Louis Vuitton shows lacklustre sales from their classic logo
17 December 2013 While its shares have slightly risen since the start of 2013, Moet...

Clariant Opens New Innovation Center in Frankfurt
17 December 2013 At the end of October, Clariant officially opened its new €100...

Pittards plan to grow their Ethiopian operations
17 December 2013 Pittards has plans to grow its Ethiopian operations to help contribute...

Cargill announce feedlot closure
17 December 2013 After operating since 1985 and now handling more than 120,000...

Clariant to divest its Detergents & Intermediates
17 December 2013 Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, has signed an agreement...

Chanel buys Tannery
09 December 2013 Chanel buys Tannery to ensure the supply of Leather for Luxury Bags

Mulberry's profits eaten up by rise in leather prices
09 December 2013 Mulberry's half-year profits fell because hard-up consumers ate less beef...

Leather Research Laboratory selects STEVE LANGE as new Director
09 December 2013 Cincinnati, Ohio (December 2, 2013) – The Foundation of the Tanners’...

September 2013

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France: Neanderthal leather tools discovered
01 September 2013 We've all met the odd caveman within our industry, but a discovery...

Jamaica: Inner-city residents complete leather craft course
01 September 2013 Twenty Kingston residents have completed a leather craft and...

Italy: Retailers look overseas
01 September 2013 Italy's trade and industry association, Confindustria, has urged...

Brazil: Beef sales hit six year high
01 September 2013 Brazilian beef exports during July totalled 105,100 tonnes swt, up 20% on...

Italy: Prada sustains growth
01 September 2013 The Prada Group has confirmed its strong rate of growth in the first half...

Europe: Chrome VI to be restricted in leather articles
01 September 2013 Chrome VI will be restricted in leather articles, following a...

Botswana: Leather park project falls through
01 September 2013 Plans for the construction of a P240 million leather-works park in...

UK: Bentley moves into fashion
01 September 2013 Iconic British car brand Bentley has created a new line of handbags,...

Ethiopia: Leather export performance fails to reach targets
01 September 2013 Ethiopia earned $123.4 million in leather exports over the fiscal...

United States: US cattle figures for marketing lowest since 1996
01 September 2013 Federally Inspected Slaughter for the 4-week period ending August 10,...

Bangladesh: Relocation proposal doubles in price
01 September 2013 The Bangladesh government is set to approve the second revised proposal...

August 2013

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Sustainable leather making with enzymes
01 August 2013 LANXESS is introducing a new technology and service concept...

One step tanning: Clariant's pioneering EasyWhite system
01 August 2013 Organically tanned leathers are continuing to grow in popularity,...

France: Growth in luxury sales
01 August 2013 French luxury groups Kering (formerly PPR) and LVMH have reported a rise...

North America: Buckman restructure operations
01 August 2013 Buckman has forged a new company, Buckman North America, under which...

India: Leather industry under threat
01 August 2013 High costs and a shortage of hide, skins and leather are posing a threat...

Pakistan: Government bans live animal exports
01 August 2013 The Pakistan Tanners Association (PTA) has expressed its support for...

Colombia: Exports to US market on the rise
01 August 2013 Exports of leather goods from Columbia to the United States have undergone...

July 2013

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Pakistan: Leather exports in decline
01 July 2013 Agha Saiddain, chairman of the Pakistan Tanners Association, has...

Bangladesh: breakthrough in Savar tannery debate
01 July 2013 As part of its long-running efforts to relocate leather processing...

International: Rising demand for leather goods promises long-term growth
01 July 2013 The global leather goods industry is forecast to reach revenues of...

Pakistan: Tax hike met with criticism by leather industry
01 July 2013 The decision to increase Pakistan's general sales tax (GST) rate to 17%...

India: Tamil Nadu tannery workers to strike
01 July 2013 Members of various trade unions attached to leather tanneries in Tamil...

India: Exports on the rise
01 July 2013 Leather exports in India are projected to reach US$14 billion by...

India: Leather leader seeks larger share of market
01 July 2013 Clariant have opened an Indian leather excellence centre at a cost of Rs...

Germany: BASF seek to meet demands of global automotive industry
01 July 2013 25 experts from BASF Leather Chemicals met in Germany last month for a...

Mongolia: Plans for pan-industry investment
01 July 2013 The government of Mongolia has committed itself to look at upgrading...

Botswana: International leather industry seen as vital part of economic and social development
01 July 2013 The Botswana government is looking for new business partners...

India: Australian government to help tackle Ganges pollution
01 July 2013 At present, the Ganga is one of the world's five most polluted rivers,...

Drought and high costs see US cattle herd shrink
01 July 2013 Federally Inspected Slaughter for the 4-week period ending July 13, 2013,...

China: New sponsor confirmed for Automotive Upholstery Leather in Asia
01 July 2013 The APLF has been confirmed as the latest sponsor of LEATHER...

USA: Car sales see significant year-on-year increase
01 July 2013 In May, US light passenger vehicles sales were 1,443,311 sales, up 8.2%...

Extracts from the SauerReport – July
01 July 2013 It seems we have arrived in the summer holiday mood sooner than one...

Scotland: Muirhead wins Edinburgh conference centre contract
01 July 2013 Muirhead has been selected to supply their high performance, low...

June 2013

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JBS statement on Zenda takeover
12 June 2013

JBS acquire Zenda Leather Uruguay
11 June 2013

Major tanners to speak at auto conference
11 June 2013

Vietnam shoe designer wins competition
10 June 2013 A Vietnamese shoe designer has won the top prize in an international...

US car sales up 8% in May
07 June 2013 Pushed by renewed consumer's demand, the US car market rose 8.2% in...

PLGMEA critical of government tax rise
07 June 2013 The Pakistan Leather Garments and Exporters Association have criticized...

Yue Yuen revenues up slightly but sales down
06 June 2013 Yue Yuen Industrial Holdings reported first-quarter revenues inched...

Specialist on carbon footprint confirmed speaker at 2nd CICB Sustainability Forum
06 June 2013 The Italian Federico Brugnoli will address one of the themes in...

The mystery of the stolen mimosa
06 June 2013

MK introduce new wet-end fixatives
05 June 2013 Among the products used in wet-end of leathers for acidification in stages...

FDRA announce new chairman
05 June 2013 The Footwear Distributors and Retailers of America (FDRA) announced on June...

MoU signed between UK and Nigerian leather institutes
05 June 2013 The University of Northampton have widened their profile further by signing...

DyStar’s inaugural CEO award for sustainability
05 June 2013 Sustainability at leather and textile dye makers DyStar is driven by...

May 2013

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Muirhead sponsor Emirates road cycling club
31 May 2013 Scottish upholstery leather tanners, Muirhead have announced a new...

32nd IULTCS concludes in Istanbul
31 May 2013 The XXXII International Union of Leather Technologists and Chemists...

Indian leather exports jump in April
30 May 2013 India’s leather exports jumped 11.6% to $367 million in the first month...

Savar tannery relocation still on hold
30 May 2013 The move to relocate tanneries from the Bangladesh capital to Savar...

Q1 growth slows for Chinese leather
30 May 2013 The leather industry saw slowing growth in profits in the first quarter...

Ideal weapon against microbes
29 May 2013 Leather is a natural product and as such has natural enemies. Fungi...

Metrojet sign deal with The Leather Institute
22 May 2013 Metrojet, a provider of business aircraft services in Asia, have signed...

SATRA celebrate 60th anniversary of first Everest ascent
22 May 2013 This year is the 60th anniversary of the first successful ascent of...

Raw material and manpower shortages are costly say CLE
21 May 2013 The $5.5 billion leather industry in India is facing twin challenges...

Investment required in Sudan’s leather sector
21 May 2013 Currently the leather sector in Sudan contributes US$40 million annually...

Assomac group at Guangzhou Shoes & Leather
20 May 2013 Italian companies producing machinery and technology for the footwear...

Incentives lure Kering to open tannery in Serbia
17 May 2013 Kering (formerly known as PPR) the Paris-based luxury and sporting...

Eagle Ottawa Asia expansion
16 May 2013 Eagle Ottawa, the world’s leading supplier of automotive leather...

JBS profit from weaker reais
16 May 2013 JBS, the world’s largest beef producer and leather processor,...

Eagle Ottawa to increase Hungary capacity
15 May 2013 Eagle Ottawa, one of the world’s largest automotive leather suppliers,...

Indian leather exports reach almost $5 billion
15 May 2013 Even with a marginal, 3% growth in FY13, the total export value of...

New water-resistance test method for footwear
15 May 2013 A new test method and machine designed by SATRA is set to change the...

FDRA and BLC release guide to managing chemicals in footwear
13 May 2013 The Footwear Distributors and Retailers of America (FDRA) and BLC...

Brazilian tanners showcase at Interzum
13 May 2013 Every second year, global furniture specialists come to Cologne in Germany...

Dawn Tannery fire in Kanpur
13 May 2013 A major fire broke out at a leather tannery unit in Jajmau area on...

CICB guests to attend FIFA Confederations Cup
10 May 2013 The FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013 football tournament, June 15-30,...

Unido delegation to attend IULTCS congress
10 May 2013 The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and...

Lanxess post lower earnings in Q1
10 May 2013 Lanxess, a leading leather chemicals producer, posted lower earnings in...

Pakistan leather export rise
09 May 2013 Exports from leather manufacturers in Pakistan increased by 2.2% during...

Stahl launch Pre-Cuir collection in Paris
08 May 2013 Stahl’s Global Fashion Team will launch their Pre-Cuir Exclusive...

April 2013

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FDRA support bill to end footwear duties
26 April 2013 The Footwear Distributors and Retailers of America (FDRA) applauds...

Bioenergy discussed at 2nd Freiberg Leather Days conference
26 April 2013 German tanners, Sud Leder, outlined their energy saving results following...

Senior Directors to leave Coach
25 April 2013 The upmarket American leather goods company said April 23 that President...

Brazilian tanneries at Interzum
24 April 2013 The main suppliers to the furniture industry and interior finishing will...

China leather exports rise in first two months
24 April 2013 According to a report on the China light industry website leather...

China slows Hermes growth
24 April 2013 French luxury brand Hermes on April 23 promised sales of leather goods...

Kanpur overtakes Chennai in leather exports
23 April 2013 For the first time in four decades that Kanpur has beaten Chennai to take...

BASF to strengthen performance products segment - including leather
23 April 2013 BASF are taking a number of steps to strengthen the competitiveness of...

18th UITIC congress to highlight sustainable footwear
22 April 2013 The 18th International Technical Footwear Congress of the International...

Gucci parent Kering acquires France Croco
22 April 2013 Kering, the French group previously known as PPR, revealed on March 24...

Muirhead present lightweight leather in Hamburg
22 April 2013 A global business, Muirhead, part of the Scottish Tanning Group, is...

Tanners want raw material export ban
19 April 2013 The Indonesian Tanners Association want the government to halt raw...

Lanxess open Changzhou leather chemical plant
19 April 2013 Specialty chemicals company Lanxess have started up on schedule a...

January 2013

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Muirhead leather selected for Czech train
23 January 2013 Scottish upholstery leather maker Andrew Muirhead's unique brand of...

April 2012

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Director, UKLF Northampton - Around £40-45K plus benefits
19 April 2012 Exciting and varied opportunity to run the trade association of the...

Leather Naturally! - Interview with Mr Giulio Tandura of Fratelli Carlessi
03 April 2012 Mr Giulio Tandura the Director of the Italian specialist leather...

AWUKO ABRASIVES Wandmacher GmbH & Co. KG - SALES AGENT
02 April 2012 AWUKO ABRASIVES Wandmacher GmbH & Co. KG is a German family-run business...

November 2011

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Leather making in Pakistan
25 November 2011 This was a visit to a tannery in Karachi, Pakistan. They buy the raw...

Water Matters
23 November 2011 Reduction of Environmental Threats Project in Bangladesh - UNIDO

Technology and Passion for skin
23 November 2011 Technology and Passion for skin - Cartiglianohttp://www.cartigliano.net/

Safety Matters
23 November 2011 Enhancing Safety Standards in Bangladesh Leather Industry - UNIDO

Environment Matters
23 November 2011 Benefits of the Re-Tie Project in Bangladesh - UNIDO

Energy Matters
23 November 2011 Benefits of the Re-Tie project in Bangladesh - UNIDO

Senior Vice President and General Manager, Hide Division
18 November 2011 JOB TITLE: Senior Vice President and General Manager, Hide...

Plant and Equipment Manager, Hide Division
18 November 2011 JOB TITLE: Plant and Equipment Manager, Hide DivisionJOB LOCATION:...

Process Manager, Hide Division
18 November 2011 JOB TITLE: Process Manager, Hide DivisionJOB LOCATION: 205 Florence Rd.,...

APLF MM&T – Hong Kong Materials Fair
04 November 2011 Below we present a video of the Hong Kong fair (APLF MM&T) which reflects...

APLF - Fashion Access Mar 2011 show highlights
03 November 2011 From highstreet designs to eco-friendly fashion chic accessories,...

Video report of LE CUIR A PARIS 2011
03 November 2011 Trends Gallery, events, discover the video presentation and guided tour...

August 2011

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ISA Tan Tec - Vice President Sales and Marketing
10 August 2011 ISA TanTec is a worldwide known Group of Companies inAsia for Production...

June 2011

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LEATHER POSITIONS SENIOR, MIDDLE, AND ENTRY LEVEL GLOBAL OPPORTUNITIES
27 June 2011 Eagle Ottawa is a world leader in manufacturing upholstery leather for...

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Finishing Operations Manager
13 June 2011 Reporting to Operation VP you will be responsible for day to day...

Finishing Sample Technical Manager
07 June 2011 Simona Tanning who manufacture premium finished leather for the US...

May 2011

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Audi to headline at upholstery leather conference
31 May 2011 A senior leather specifier of German car maker, Audi and a leading...

‘Upholstery Leather in Asia’ conference in Shanghai
31 May 2011 Leather International will be hosting a half-day conference in Shanghai...

April 2011

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Hermann Oak Leather Tannery Tour Video
12 April 2011 This is a ten minute tour of one of the world's leading leather tanneries...

March 2011

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Supplying Pigeon Droppings
16 March 2011 The leather tanneries of Fez in Morocco rely on natural dyes to create...

February 2011

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Hide Pulling Machine from the UN/ITC
23 February 2011 Please take some time to view this great example of a static flaying...

Kanpur tanners face pollution threat
10 February 2011 Up to 15 out of 22 tanners located along the river Ganges near the...

The TaurusXD 1
08 February 2011 Please take a look of this tutorial on leather cutting with the TaurusXD...

Production Scheduling from SystemHaus
07 February 2011 Please take a look at this very informative tutorial on...

October 2010

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Upgrade today with National Beef
15 October 2010 Learn more about National Beef and their commitment to you as a supplier

August 2010

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WE ARE LOOKING FOR AGENTS/DEALERS
02 August 2010 Leading Italian chemical company specializing in providing quality...

July 2010

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Eurofinishes Ltd, (part of Yorchem Ltd) are seeking companies in Asia
28 July 2010 Eurofinishes Ltd, (part of Yorchem Ltd) are seeking companies in...

June 2010

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Meet Moroccan Exporters. Win a Weekend in Marrakech
03 June 2010 A free business event in central London on 21st June 2010 – the first...

March 2010

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Prices are on the up again
11 March 2010 After a sharp run up in prices over two months, steer prices in...

Sustainable chemistry from Lanxess at IILF
11 March 2010 Head of the Asia Pacific region in the Lanxess Leather business unit,...

January 2010

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Adidas to speak at ECO Trends in Leather conference
28 January 2010 The Eco Trends in Leather conference taking place during this year’s APLF...

JOIN A WINNING MANAGEMENT TEAM !!
27 January 2010 Stahl is a leading and customer-focused international company...

JOIN A WINNING LEATHER FINISH TEAM !!
27 January 2010 Stahl is a leading and customer focused international company specializing...

Kill increase fails to materialise
11 January 2010 The anticipated increase in kill in the UK and Ireland failed to...

November 2009

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Busy show – but was there business?
18 November 2009 The Brazilian leather fair, Fimec took place in Novo Hamburgo, March...

October 2009

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Researcher aims to combat red rot in leather
01 October 2009 A PhD and KTP research associate student from the University of...

September 2009

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Firoz elected chairman of PTA
30 September 2009 During the annual election of the central executive committee of...

SATRA expand Far East operations
28 September 2009 Satra are planning to expand their Far East operations and have started...

New England tanners annual golf outing
25 September 2009 The New England Tanners Club is hosting its annual golf outing at the...

Agra to host leather & footwear fair
25 September 2009 The third edition of the leather, footwear component & technology fair,...

Jonathan Clark, PrimeAsia
24 September 2009 Headquarters: PrimeAsia China

Panos Mytaros, Ecco Leather BV
24 September 2009 Headquarters: Dongen, Netherlands

Leathermag.com optimised for mobile phones
24 September 2009 This website, the worlds leading online resource for the global...

Marcel Branaa, Zenda Leather Group
24 September 2009 Headquarters: Montevideo, Uruguay

Michael Lu, Henan Prosper Skins & Leather Enterprise Co Ltd
24 September 2009 Headquarters: Mengzhou City, Henan Province, China

Paris attracts buyers
24 September 2009 A good business mood prevailed at the 17th edition of Le Cuir A Paris...

Magister Schmidt, Boxmark World Leather (subsidiary of H Schmidt Holding GmbH)
24 September 2009 Headquarters: Feldbach, Austria

Thomas Schneider, ISA Tan Tec
24 September 2009 Headquarters: Guangzhou, China

Ongart Thumrongsakunvong, Interhides Public Co Ltd (IHL)
24 September 2009 Headquarters: Bangpoo district, Samutprakarn province, Thailand

Jen Yang, Tyche Leather Group and co-owner of Sun Lots and Tonghong tanneries
24 September 2009 Headquarters: Tainen, Taiwan

Robert B Moore Jr, Shanghai Richina Leather (SRL) a subsidiary of Richina Pacific Ltd.
24 September 2009 Headquarters: Shanghai, China

Zhu Zhang-Jin, Zhejiang Kasen Industrial Co Ltd
24 September 2009 Headquarters: Xieqiao Town, Haining City, Zhejiang province

Rino Mastrotto, Rino Mastrotto Group
24 September 2009 Headquarters: Arzignano, Italy

Muhammad Naseem Shafi, Shafi Group of Industries
24 September 2009 Headquarters: Karachi, Pakistan

Pin Yong Phua, HTL (Hwa Tat Lee) International Holdings
24 September 2009 Headquarters: Singapore

Mohammad Hashim, K H Group
24 September 2009 Headquarters: Chennai, India

O K Kaul, Tata International Ltd (TIL)
24 September 2009 Headquarters: Mumbai, IndiaTanneries and locations: TIL tanneries in...

Thomas Bader, Bader Leder
24 September 2009 Headquarters: Goeppingen, Germany

Bruno and Santo Mastrotto, Mastrotto Group
24 September 2009 Headquarters: Arzignano, Italy

Andres Galperin, Sadesa
24 September 2009 Headquarters: Buenos Aires, Argentina

Leonardo Swirski, Bertin Group SA, Leather Division (Bracol)
24 September 2009 Headquarters: Lins, Sao Paulo state, Brazil

Top 20 Power List 2009
23 September 2009 Back in early July we asked via our website for feedback from the...

Marfrig buys controlling stake in Zenda
23 September 2009 Marfrig Alimentos SA, the world's fourth-largest meatpacker based in...

JBS and Bertin form world’s biggest tanner
23 September 2009 JBS, the world's leading beef and protein products producer, agreed to...

Burnishing effects from Clariant
22 September 2009 Due to the ongoing and steadily increasing demand for natural shoe upper...

Italians come to Paris
21 September 2009 Exhibitors from Italian tanneries and related businesses made up 44% of...

CTC open lab in Dongguan
18 September 2009 CTC Groupe, the French footwear and leather research centre have opened...

Organisation changes at SRL
16 September 2009 China based tanner, Shanghai Richina Leather (SRL), a subsidiary of...

ALCA call for 2010 papers
15 September 2009 Anyone who has recently completed or will shortly be completing...

Next fMM&T details announced
15 September 2009 The next edition of ‘footwear Materials Manufacturing & Technology...

Should the term synthetic ‘leather’ be banned?
14 September 2009 The term ‘synthetic leather' should be banned say some leading...

Anteprima to take place in Milan
11 September 2009 Anteprima – Trend Selection, the presentation of luxury materials...

JBS to move into leather production
02 September 2009 The large Brazilian firm JBS one of the world's largest beef producers...

DyStar appoint new head of leather
01 September 2009 In the run-up to the ACLE Exhibition in Shanghai, world's largest...

Wolfgang Goerlich new president of CICB
01 September 2009 At the board meeting held in Sao Paulo on August 13, Wolfgang Goerlich...

August 2009

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LANXESS present tomorrow’s leather trends
20 August 2009 Looking ahead, LANXESS say that styles that were still fashionable...

Carlessi in administration
14 August 2009 One of the most famous Italian names for leather making machinery,...

No barrels buried near tannery say investigators
11 August 2009 Investigators have found no evidence that barrels were buried near...

Gemata open doors to visitors
10 August 2009 Italian tannery machinery manufacturer, Gemata, have opted not to attend...

Tannery owner murdered by angry mob
10 August 2009 Two people including a tannery owner/director and a labourer were killed...

ICHSLTA’s UK office official
07 August 2009 After 80 years of existence, The International Council of Hides, Skins...

Powley-Williams to join Satra
06 August 2009 Leather Wise have announced that Christine Powley-Williams will be...

US launch for Swan’s TCMTB biocide
04 August 2009 A UK based company, Thomas Swan & Co Ltd have achieved US EPA approvals...

Employee alleges dumping at tannery
03 August 2009 Missouri investigators on July 31 were using ground-penetrating radar to...

July 2009

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One-day leather training in Boston USA
31 July 2009 BLC Leather Technology Centre in conjunction with Footwear Distributors...

Tanning Tech to defy recession say Assomac
31 July 2009 According to the Italian tannery and footwear machinery...

Cost reduction improves Clariant’s leather performance
30 July 2009 Clariant's overall sales in Q2 were down 21% in local currencies and 24%...

Markus Eckert to succeed Bernhard Wehling at LANXESS
30 July 2009 On October 1, 2009, Dr Markus Eckert (38) will assume global...

BLC approved leather expert training course
29 July 2009 BLC have once again teamed up with The British School of Leather...

Details of the 38th Italian leather chemists association (AICC) annual meeting announced
28 July 2009 The 38th edition of the Italian Leather Chemists Association (AICC)...

Dow continue agreement with LANXESS
28 July 2009 The former specialty chemicals company Rohm and Haas has been...

Richina Industries plan to build wet-blue facility in Liaoning province
28 July 2009 Richina Industries, Inc, the parent company of Shanghai Leather Co, Ltd...

Richina meet governor to discuss new SRL wet-blue tannery project
24 July 2009 Richard Yan, managing director of Richina Inc and governor Chen ZhengGao...

E-Leather wins Kiwirail leather contract
23 July 2009 E-Leather Ltd, the market-leading manufacturer of composite leather, has...

Nike to stop buying Amazon leather say Greenpeace
23 July 2009 The global sportswear company Nike have announced on July 23 that it is...

ISA Tan Tec celebrate topping-out ceremony at eco-tannery in Saigon
21 July 2009 The topping-out ceremony for the new eco-tannery of the Sino-Chinese...

TFL extend Sella Derm M2 liquid dye range
20 July 2009 TFL have extended their Sella Derm M2 range of finishing dyes. The...

National Beef profits down
20 July 2009 National Beef, the meat products business which also processes...

Buckman has new brand identity
17 July 2009 Buckman now has a new name and a new look. Dropping the word...

Stahl present colour forecasts
16 July 2009 The new ‘Leather & Technology Forecast' booklet from Stahl adds glamour...

SRL and GST Autoleather sign 5-year agreement
15 July 2009 Shanghai Richina Leather (SRL) a subsidiary of Richina Industries and...

German-Sino tanner ISA Tan Tec recognised as a ‘high-tech enterprise’
15 July 2009 The Chinese provincial government of Guangzhou have conferred the status...

Skins
14 July 2009 Argolanda B.V. purchases skins (goat, sheep,pig and deer) from...

Footwear, leather & travel goods show in Dubai
14 July 2009 The 2nd Footwear Expo 2009 will take place 2 -4 November at venue to...

Tandura urges Assomac members to overcome crisis
13 July 2009 Assomac, the Italian Association of Manufacturers of Footwear, Leather...

Products
10 July 2009 We offer baby calf from New Zealand in wetsalted and wetblue as well...

PT Budi Makmur Jayamurni awarded ISO 14001
10 July 2009 PT Budi Makmur Jayamurni (BMJ), a tannery located in the province...

Leather International to unveil 20 most influential tanners worldwide
10 July 2009 Leather International magazine will be publishing a Fortune...

Cotance meet European Commission vice president
09 July 2009 On Friday July 3 2009 a delegation of the EU leather industry led by...

Leather fashion on show in Bangkok
08 July 2009 The Royal Thai Government's Department of Export Promotion, Ministry...

Chinese President visits Italian tanners
08 July 2009 Chinese president, Hu Jintao has visited two Italian tanneries in the...

Waterer Spiers leather collection goes on display
08 July 2009 The opening reception of the ‘Life of Leather' exhibition takes place...

Inauguration of new TFL research centre
07 July 2009 At the end of June the completion of TFL's new Research Centre on the...

TFL colour trends autumn/winter 2010/2011
02 July 2009 TFL have released their new ‘TFL Colour Trends' catalogue for the...

Tannery sludge not to blame in National Beef lawsuit
02 July 2009 Following a press conference held in Kansas City on July 1, Missouri...

New CEO for Satra
01 July 2009 Austin Simmons has been appointed as Satra's top executive position...

Shoe and leather golf championship winners
01 July 2009 The De Vere Slaley Hall resort near Hexham, Northumberland, UK provided...

June 2009

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Business as usual at Rwanda Leather Industries
30 June 2009 Leather International have been contacted by Gitau Wamukui, chief...

CICB statement on Brazilian leather
26 June 2009 In response to the recent Greenpeace report on the deforestation of...

Leather show to take place in Wenzhou
25 June 2009 The 14th edition of the China (Wenzhou) international leather fair...

Tough times for Italian leather makers
24 June 2009 Leather International has been informed that the situation in the...

Yorchem offer tailor-made solutions
22 June 2009 Members of the former UK leather finishing chemical company, Earnshaw...

Leather industry meets government to address ‘anti-industry’ budget
22 June 2009 Following the Pakistan financial budget for the next fiscal year...

Retailers to avoid buying from deforested region
19 June 2009 Brazil's leading retailers have joined in a decision to discontinue...

Health certificates issued on banned hide exports
19 June 2009 Some Canadian hide and skin traders appear to have been importing a...

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US beef exports expected to fall
18 June 2009 US beef exports are expected to decline about 8% in 2009 to 1.74...

New LANXESS products for the wet end process
17 June 2009 LANXESS have introduced Levotan LB and Tanigan CF liquid are two new...

LeShow Kazakhstan – a show for central Asia
16 June 2009 The 4th edition of LeShow Almaty, Kazakhstan, the international leather...

New Pielcolor facilities in Guangzhou
15 June 2009 Leather chemical producers, Pielcolor officially opened their new...

Two more lawsuits filed against Prime & National Beef
11 June 2009 Two more lawsuits have been filed in the legal case against Prime Tanning...

Awarded professor to publish book on tanning
11 June 2009 Tony Covington, Emeritus Professor of Leather Science, British School...

LWG statement on illegal deforestation
11 June 2009 As an organisation representing various leather stakeholders from across...

Leather golf tournament to take place
10 June 2009 The 64th edition of the Shoe, Leather and Allied Trades international...

Greenpeace allege link with farming, leather and Amazon deforestation
10 June 2009 A three-year, undercover investigation by Greenpeace into Brazil’s...

April 2009

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National Beef statement
24 April 2009 National Beef Leathers, have issued the following statement following...

February 2009

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COTANCE call for unity
06 February 2009 On January 30, 2009 the representatives of the leather industry from...

Boxmark Austria on short time
02 February 2009 According to the Austrian Times, Boxmark World Leather have put 750...

January 2009

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Clariant invest in Thane service centre
28 January 2009 A facility that consolidates Clariant’s leading application services...

JBS-Friboi deny Bertin negotiations
27 January 2009 The JBS group have denied that they have been in negotiation with...

Brazil removes Vietnamese footwear from dumping list
19 January 2009 The Brazilian Association of Footwear Industries (Abicalçados) has...

IULTCS statement on clash of dates
19 January 2009 The IULTCS executive and the CLIA organising committee for the 30th...

Bureau de Style and CTC announce merger
14 January 2009 The board of CTC met on December 12 to approve the merger of CTC with...

December 2008

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Elmo Leather restructure in the face of declining market
17 December 2008 On Friday December 12, Swedish tannery Elmo Leather issued a...

Counterfeit shoes seized
17 December 2008 On December 16, 2008, the Presidential Anti-Smuggling Group (PASG) raided...

Lower prices offered by Pakistan tanners
12 December 2008 While prices of sacrificial animals are being quoted as 20-25% higher...

Leather Working Group update
12 December 2008 The initiative started by the Leather Working Group (LWG) back in 2005...

Call for papers for ALCA 105th meeting
11 December 2008 The American Leather Chemists Association has called for papers for its...

Colomer Munmany and Henan Prosper launch JV
08 December 2008 Spanish tannery Colomer Munmany, and Henan Prosper, a Chinese company...

Irish pork taken off supermarket shelves
08 December 2008 The UK Food Standards Agency is advising consumers not to eat pork or...

Change of dates for Madrid fairs
04 December 2008 The twenty-third edition of MODACALZADO + IBERPIEL, the Spanish showcase...

BLC receive CPSC approval for lead testing
02 December 2008 The Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008 (HR404), which has...

Debts force closure of Brazilian tannery
01 December 2008 Braspelco’s Uberlandia tannery closed on November 12, 2008, with the loss...

November 2008

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Spring-Summer 2010 colour forecast from Clariant
26 November 2008 Clariant’s Leather Business has launched its new shade card illustrating...

Footwear standardisation committees meet
20 November 2008 On October 20-21, the leather and footwear research institute Inescop,...

BLC Leather in Retail conference
20 November 2008 On November 19, BLC welcomed members of some of the world’s leading brands...

Stahl colour forecast for spring-summer 2010
18 November 2008 Stahl have produced their latest colour forecast for spring and summer...

LANXESS set trends for Spring/Summer 2010
11 November 2008 In Italy, the home of fashion, the leather experts at specialty...

Camper launch spring summer 2009 collection
11 November 2008 Majorca-based footwear brand Camper have unveiled their latest collection...

October 2008

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First recycled leather material now available in the US
31 October 2008 Eastern Textiles have introduced the first 'recycled leather’...

ECCO launch exclusive Westfield collection
31 October 2008 Danish footwear brand ECCO have launched an exclusive footwear range at...

Thomas Cook make savings with E-leather
31 October 2008 E-Leather Ltd are to see their unique re-woven composition leather...

Clariant Chemicals India Q3 sales
29 October 2008 Clariant Chemicals (India) based in Mumbai, have reported net sales of...

Founder of Chicurela proves green is the new black
29 October 2008 Laura Chicurel, founder of Chicurela, a company that specialises in...

Large turnout for Brazil Congress
22 October 2008 The stunning setting of Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, ensured a large...

Sintan Kimya participates in Tanning Tech
20 October 2008 Sintan Kimya will participate in Tanning Tech 2008 together with...

Infragas show Target Dryer at Tanning Tech
20 October 2008 Infragas Nova Impianti will be showing their Target Dryer and Quadra...

Alpe to launch new shaving machine at Tanning Tech
20 October 2008 This year at Tanning Tech, Alpe will present their brand new shaving...

September 2008

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Stahl open extended leather technology centre
26 September 2008 Stahl’s extensive Leather Technology Centre, which was opened in Waalwijk...

LANXESS continue to grow despite difficult market environment
24 September 2008 Specialty chemicals group LANXESS are satisfied with their...

Z&S inagurate new pilot plant
24 September 2008 On September 1, 2008 Zschimmer & Schwarz, one of the world’s...

French production grew in 2007
19 September 2008 According to the Conseil National du Cuir (CNC), French leather...

Sintan Kimya at Vietnam fair
17 September 2008 Sintan Kimya will attend the 10th International Shoes and Leather Fair in...

CLIA award for ISA Tantec
11 September 2008 ISA Tantec received an award at the CLIA 20th anniversary conference...

BLC partnership with Intertek Shanghai
10 September 2008 On August 1, 2008, BLC Leather Technology Centre (BLC) engaged in...

Leather Technology Training at BLC
10 September 2008 Leather continues to be a popular choice in the high street, yet is...

Digital printing of custom images on leather
08 September 2008 SIF Technology has developed a method for economically decorating...

Dow and Buckman join forces to develop hide preservation
08 September 2008 Dow Biocides and Buckman Laboratories have signed a memorandum...

APLF target Indian footwear sector
05 September 2008 APLF, in association with IFCOMA, has launched the ‘Footwear...

Stahl’s forecast for autumn/winter 2009/2010
01 September 2008 Stahl’s new booklet presenting their Leather & Technology Forecast...

August 2008

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BASF focus on optimized processes
27 August 2008 This year at ACLE, BASF will be focusing on innovative products and...

Clariant show new collection of leathers
27 August 2008 Clariant welcome you to their stand our stand at the 2008 All China...

Stahl bring colour to Shanghai
27 August 2008 Stahl’s latest collection of leather finishes will be shown on a...

TFL ECO Solutions – In harmony with the environment
27 August 2008 Is COD/BOD a problem? What can a tannery do?TFL believe these...

DyStar presents its ‘World of Leather’
27 August 2008 DyStar are to showcase their full range of dyes and auxiliaries for...

Münzing offer Fun for shoes
27 August 2008 At this year’s ACLE Shanghai, Münzing will focus primarily on its new...

Improved coverage from Heim
27 August 2008 The transfer of the sales activities of DyStar Leather Finish to Heim...

Z&S focus on shoes and upholstery
27 August 2008 Zschimmer & Schwarz, one of the leading producers of modern...

Tannin Corporation highlight new products
27 August 2008 Tannin Corporation will highlight two new products on their stand at...

BLC leather design award 2008
19 August 2008 BLC have sponsored the leather design award competition for the third...

MSA have new representation in the US
19 August 2008 MSA Engineering Systems are enjoying renewed interest in their hand-held...

South Korean inspectors to check U.S. slaughterhouses
18 August 2008 South Korea will send a team of inspectors to the United States later...

Brazilian beef exports to rise 32 %
18 August 2008 Brazilian beef shipments will rise by 32% to 2.9 million metric tons by...

Cambodia needs hide improvement programme
15 August 2008 At crocodile farms in Takhmau, Kandal province, poor sanitation...

LANXESS to move group HQ to Cologne
15 August 2008 Specialty chemicals company LANXESS plan to move their headquarters...

MIDNIGHT IN THE ZOO by PURNAMA
07 August 2008 Balinese garment and accessories brand Purnama presented their...

Ten years of Equitan
01 August 2008 Equitan’s 10 year celebration day was held on July 27. Company...

Langro-Chemie’s 75th anniversary
01 August 2008 Langro-Chemie began as a family business in 1933 in...

July 2008

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USDA report fewer cattle on feedlots
31 July 2008 According to two USDA cattle reports there are fewer cattle on US...

Celtic Sheepskin win national award
30 July 2008 The Celtic Sheepskin Co, the UK’s largest online mail order retailer...

Leather International Email server
24 July 2008 The Leather International Email server is currently being upgraded....

WSA hosts sustainability workshop
21 July 2008 Materials at WSA has announced the newest addition to its...

Tyson and Syntroleum approve dynamic fuels plant
21 July 2008 Tyson Foods and Syntroleum Corporation have given final approval for plans...

BASF offers inspiration for autumn/winter 2009-10
21 July 2008 The latest publication from Basf, ‘Edition San Remo’ encompasses...

China Shoetec provides industry insight
21 July 2008 The 8th Dongguan China Shoes . China Shoetec, Autumn 2008, will be...

481 jobs at risk in UK leathergoods sector
14 July 2008 Up to 481 jobs could be lost as the UK Leathergoods industry...

Cognis sell Pulcra Chemicals to strategic investor
14 July 2008 Specialty chemicals supplier Cognis have signed an agreement to sell...

Breakthrough in footwear technology
11 July 2008 Major sports brand Hi-Tec will team up with P2i to exhibit at the...

CLRI tech makes collagen affordable
10 July 2008 Cosmetic surgery and treatment of burns and ulcers has become affordable...

ASTM International offer online services
10 July 2008 The new online edition of the ASTM Dictionary of Engineering Science...

SLTC conference programme announced
10 July 2008 The 111th SLTC Conference will take place on Saturday 27 September 2008,...

Ecco to open Xiamen tannery
09 July 2008 Ecco Leather BV have announced the inauguration of their tannery in...

BASF confirm outlook for 2008
08 July 2008 At a conference held in London on July 8, BASF confirmed their outlook...

Material Development Manager Footwear
03 July 2008 Our client, a leading international footwear sports brand is looking for...

June 2008

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VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT(External/Internal)
30 June 2008 Date of Issuance: 30 June 2008Vacancy...

Government provides training for leather industry
05 June 2008 To promote the commercialisation of the leather industry in Botswana,...

Vitapelli slashes production
05 June 2008 Around 600 employees have been made redundant by Brazilian tannery...

EU fashion industry benefit from trade deal
05 June 2008 EU ministers have been asked to swiftly approve a comprehensive...

KTK Visoko privatisation
04 June 2008 The government of the Bosnian Muslim-Croat Federation has invited...

Yue Yuen prepares to spin off retail operations
03 June 2008 Hong Kong-listed athletic shoe manufacturer Yue Yuen Industrial is...

Clothing with a conscience takes to the catwalk
02 June 2008 Trendsetters from Kingston University’s Department of Fashion are...

May 2008

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Sensations Spanish tanners collection
30 May 2008

London Fashion week spring/summer
30 May 2008

Mould treatment for leather can be harmful
30 May 2008 Just when it looked as if things couldn’t get much worse for Chinese...

Paris- French fashion students shine
30 May 2008

Going further with the Yak
30 May 2008 ECCO are an unusual company for many reasons, but one of the most...

South Korea removes US beef ban
29 May 2008 South Korea has lifted a five-year ban on beef imports from the US,...

Fashion at IILF 2008
29 May 2008

London Fashion Week previews autumn/ winter
29 May 2008

London Fashion Week - Meher Kakalia
29 May 2008

Keehwa Hitech open manufacturing centre
23 May 2008 Keehwa Hitech Inc., Gerber Technology’s distributor in South Korea,...

GDS gets a makeover
22 May 2008 GDS, the international event for shoes and accessories, is taking...

Strong first quarter for LANXESS
15 May 2008 LANXESS AG achieved sales of €1,535 million in the first quarter of...

Pittards' retail venture
13 May 2008 Local co-operation has been helping Pittards' retail venture gather...

Elche host international footwear congress
13 May 2008 The International Union of Shoe Industry Technicians (UITIC) is...

Call for copy - Whats New in Leather Chemicals
13 May 2008 The July edition of Leather International magazine features the...

April 2008

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Recruitment Advertising-Coming soon
30 April 2008 Leather International will be launching a recruitment section to our site.

Highlighting design talent
25 April 2008 April saw the Turkish leather industry converge on Istanbul for two...

Yoma group assets to be auctioned
25 April 2008 Officials in the region of La Rioja have declared that in the...

Donda inaugurates Dongguan fair
23 April 2008 Massimo Donda, president of Italian Shoe Trade Federation...

Stahl colour forecast for autumn and winter 2009/10
23 April 2008 Stahl’s Colour Forecast for Autumn and Winter 2009/10 says that there is...

DNA helps prevent footwear piracy
23 April 2008 INESCOP have proven the viability of using DNA markers to protect...

CLIA’s Genuine Leather Mark
21 April 2008 The China Leather Industry Association's (CLIA) Genuine Leather Mark...

TFL Quinn India opens new technical service centres
10 April 2008 In order to provide customers with a better service, TFL Quinn India...

Leathersellers visit Sichuan University
09 April 2008 Dr Mark Wilkinson took the new Master of Leathersellers, Anthony...

APLF Design-a-bag prizes
09 April 2008 The second Design-a-bag competition at APLF attracted some 200 entries...

APLF awards
09 April 2008 The Best of APLF Awards symbolise excellence in design, quality...

The evolution of APLF
09 April 2008 The Asia Pacific Leather Fair appears to be evolving in those areas such...

March 2008

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Inspiration for autumn/ winter 2009/2010
13 March 2008 TFL has released its new ‘Colour Trends & Fashion Inspirations’ catalogue...

Münzing Chemie launch new website
12 March 2008 Münzing have launched a brand-new interactive website to provide even...

Expo Riva Schuh Middle East
07 March 2008 The first edition of Expo Riva Schuh Middle East, the new event...

BASF's South American finishing concept
07 March 2008 The 32nd edition of the FIMEC international fair of leather,...

Inaugural Materials at WSA Expo & Conference focuses on innovation
06 March 2008 Hosting over 100 exhibitors from more than ten different countries, the...

Le Cuir a Paris buoyant
06 March 2008 The 14th edition of Le Cuir a Paris took place from February 19 – 22,...

'Think skin for spring' urge sheepskin tanners
06 March 2008 As the market for spring lamb moves towards Easter, the three remaining...

Smit & Zoon acquire Sochive
05 March 2008 Smit & Zoon announced their acquisition of their Italian agent Sochive...

ECCO Hong Kong awarded medal of honour
05 March 2008 On December 11th, ECCO Shoes Hong Kong was awarded The Diploma of the...

Minerva announce second tannery
05 March 2008 Minerva, one of Brazil’s leading meat packers, has announced the opening of...

February 2008

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LANXESS establishes new UK headquarters
20 February 2008 LANXESS Ltd, British subsidiary of German specialty chemicals group...

USDA recalls 143 million pounds of beef
18 February 2008 The U.S. Agriculture Department has recalled 143 million pounds of...

The Indian fair is still growing
07 February 2008 It seems that the only place in the leather industry where business...

Elche to host UITIC congress
07 February 2008 The International Union of Shoe Industry Technicians (UITIC) is...

Intensive Leather Course
07 February 2008 Leather Wise are offering a two-day Intensive Leather Course on March...

Government support annual event in Ethiopia
06 February 2008 The Ethiopian Leather Fair was opened by the Prime Minister Meles Zenawi,...

Reutlingen offers course in English
06 February 2008 Based on the success of the five-month ‘compact course in leather...

Yue Yuen Announces FY2007 Results
06 February 2008 Yue Yuen Industrial (Holdings) Limited announced that in the year...

Clariant’s fashionable look at Anpic
04 February 2008 Clariant will participate in ANPIC 2008 – the fair of the Americas –...

CLE Export awards winners
04 February 2008 The Indian Council for Leather Exports annual award ceremony was held...

January 2008

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Iranian film set on an ostrich farm
31 January 2008 According to the Ostrich Resources Newsletter, an Iranian film entitled:...

Cartigliano unveil R&D facility
23 January 2008 Italian machinery providers Cartigliano have unveiled their new...

Kasen International issue profit warning
23 January 2008 The Kasen Board has informed the company’s shareholders that it expects...

BKS Leathers Moto GP race suit
21 January 2008 BKS Leathers are providing James Toseland with a race suit for his...

More than 350 companies confirm participation at Modacalzado + Iberpiel
21 January 2008 Between March 7-9, Feria de Madrid will host the twenty-first edition...

ChimontGroup at Anpic ’08
21 January 2008 ChimontGroup, a leading Italian tanning chemicals company, will be...

Cutting edge leather flooring
18 January 2008 Material Lab, Johnson Tiles’ design resource centre in central London,...

Inescop extend Elda facilities
18 January 2008 The president of the Valencian Government, Francisco Camps, visited...

Pittards donate hair sheepskins to Fashion student
14 January 2008 When BA (Hons) Fashion (Footwear and Accessories) Year 3 student...

Sadesa awarded gold environmental certificate by Leather Working Group
14 January 2008 Sadesa is the first tannery in the world to be awarded the gold rating in...

Brazilian beef company enters US market
03 January 2008 Marfrig Frigoríficos e Comércio de Alimentos, Brazil's third largest...

December 2007

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China Leather Industry Association report
27 December 2007 The CLIA reported this week that China imported $5.6 billion worth of...

EU restricts Brazilian beef imports
20 December 2007 The European Union declared it would restrict Brazilian beef imports as...

USDA releases traceability business plan
20 December 2007 USDA has released its draft of a business plan for advancing animal...

ALCA call for papers
19 December 2007 Leather chemists and researchers are invited to submit papers for the...

BASF set to inspire at IILF
14 December 2007 The India International Leather Fair (IILF) will be held from January 31st...

JBS buys 50% stake in Italian beef processor
10 December 2007 Brazilian meatpacking giant JBS has bought a 50% stake in Italian...

CICB sponsor tree planting
10 December 2007 Brazilian tanners’ association CICB, which represents 800 leather...

BASF open service centre in India
08 December 2007 On December 4, 2007, BASF India Limited opened the first stage of their...

Consortium bid for Yoma
06 December 2007 Under the name of ‘Polo Industrial del Cuero de Nonogasta,’ (PICUN) a...

Rohm and Haas receive environmental accolade
05 December 2007 Rohm and Haas's Aquaset technology received a Top 10 ranking in the EEP...

Düsseldorf shoe fairs on course for success
05 December 2007 With new concepts, an optimised segmentation of ranges and an...

Giovanni Gaia receives Award
05 December 2007 Giovanni Gaia, chairman of Atom Spa, was presented with the ‘China Award,’...

Massimo Donda, president of Federcalzature, the Italian Shoe Trade Federation attended the ‘World Footwear Industry Development Forum’ held on November 29, 2007 in Houjie Dongguan, China.
05 December 2007

Hides shortage hits furniture producers
05 December 2007 The aisles of the Showtime fabric-and-leather trade show this week served...

BLC and APLF announce conference
05 December 2007 Leather International Magazine is proud to sponsor the ‘Sourcing Leather...

Clariant issue Global Colour Forecast and Trend Inspirations for spring-summer 2009
05 December 2007 Clariant’s Leather Business has launched its new shade card illustrating...

November 2007

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London College of Fashion wins top award
30 November 2007

Cognis sales grow 6% in first nine months of 2007
30 November 2007

Stripes, dots and two-tone brushstroke effects for spring-summer 2009
28 November 2007 Following the success of the first edition of Inspirations for Leather,...

Legal Notice
28 November 2007

JBS-Swift to resume slaughter following fire
28 November 2007 JBS-Swift is to resume normal slaughter operations at its Grand...

First class leather
26 November 2007

Richness and diversity at Le Cuir a Paris
26 November 2007

DeCoro announce eco-friendly partnership with BLOX
26 November 2007

Russia may resume beef imports from Brazil
23 November 2007

Failed beef plant's contractor dodges prison while helping authorities
23 November 2007

Absal and SFC to set pp leather plant
22 November 2007 According to the Riyadh daily Arab News, the Absal Group of Companies...

Dow announce price increase for acrylic monomers
21 November 2007

Saigon leather fair
21 November 2007

6th Dongguan China Shoetec
21 November 2007

BASF raises prices of carboxylic acids and mixtures
19 November 2007

Rohm and Haas appoints twelve vice presidents
19 November 2007

International Leather Guide
19 November 2007

Brazil exports increase
19 November 2007

Bags of style at Fashion Access
19 November 2007

The Tagbo Story
19 November 2007

Mexican National Tanning Congress
19 November 2007

Tyson to open biodiesel refinery
19 November 2007

Chinese pollution measures
19 November 2007

Editorial Programme 2013
16 November 2007 We publish 10 issues per year and for 2013 - 3 Chinese editions....

Leather International Brazil (in Portugese)
16 November 2007 The first highly successful edition of Leather International Brazil...

Circulation & Readership
16 November 2007

Mechanical Data
16 November 2007 Mechanical Data (All sizes in mm, vertical x horizontal)...

Tyson streamline through layoffs
16 November 2007

Cargill Meat Solutions announce layoffs
16 November 2007

Leather International China (in Mandarin)
16 November 2007 China is now the world's largest leather market.Many of the new generation...

The end of the road
15 November 2007 According to S&V magazine, South Africa, the leather, footwear...

Corium Solutions set up Chinese factory
15 November 2007

Editorial Programme 2008
15 November 2007

Bertin convert tallow into fuel
15 November 2007

Crosslinking of solubilised collagen for biomaterials
15 November 2007 Paula Antunes, British School of Leather Technology, looks at methods...

Danier did not mislead investors
15 November 2007

BASF inaugurate pilot facility for innovative coating technology
15 November 2007 Operations have begun at BASF's pilot facility for Steron, a novel...

LANXESS anchor Daikin fluoropolymers firmly in the top coat
15 November 2007 Pastel colors are in! This is increasingly evident in leathers used...

Discrete brand traceability in leather products
15 November 2007 Investigations carried out by French leather and footwear research centre...

All Africa fair for Addis
15 November 2007 A new All-Africa Leather Fair is being held from January 24-26, 2008,at...

10th year of ACLE and still going strong
15 November 2007 In 1998 the All China Leather Exhibition opened its doors for the first...

Clariant’s new Supronil HK brilliant dyestuffs
15 November 2007 Clariant's Leather Business have completely relaunched their...

Swat That Fly! – The Problem of Biting Flies
15 November 2007 The ProblemAround the world there are many, many different varieties of...

Growing interest in greener leather
15 November 2007 The drive for an improved environmental profile is a growing factor...

Fire-resistant protection of leather
15 November 2007 Leather is not a readily burnable substance. However, to provide a margin...

Cognis seek investor for Pulcra subsidiary
15 November 2007 Speciality chemicals suppliers Cognis have invited mergers and...

CICB announce new president
14 November 2007

Rohm and Haas team up with Basin Water
14 November 2007

PPCS to close tannery
14 November 2007

LANXESS post strong third quarter growth
14 November 2007

What 'green' really means
14 November 2007

Environmental issues
13 November 2007 There can be no doubt that environmental issues are a hot...

What are News Feeds?
12 November 2007 News feeds allow you to see when websites have added new content. You can...

AALF
12 November 2007

Prime Tanning merge with Cudahy
12 November 2007

Stahl announce price increaces
12 November 2007

USDA revise beef prices
12 November 2007

January 2006

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20 January 2006

September 2005

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August 2005

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A New International Leather Guide - A New Section - And a New Price
26 August 2005

Luigi Pavone gain helium footwear patent
26 August 2005

Prime Source receives strong global support
25 August 2005

Bosnia and Herzegovina seven month production.
23 August 2005

Brazil's first half production.
23 August 2005

United States first half foreign trade.
23 August 2005

Armenia's foreign trade in 2004.
23 August 2005

Impact of trade liberalisation in Czech Republic.
23 August 2005

Hungary first half production
23 August 2005

Czech Republic first half leather industry production
23 August 2005

Belarus' livestock development programme.
23 August 2005

Anthrax infection in Russia
23 August 2005

Latvia's foreign trade in June.
23 August 2005

Irish five month foreign trade.
23 August 2005

Kyrgyzstan first half data
23 August 2005

Russian concern over Chinese imports
23 August 2005

WSTO World Shoe Trade Organization
19 August 2005

Alpina open new company in Ukraine
19 August 2005

Teheran conference in collaboration with ICE
19 August 2005

Sheepskin prices on the internet
19 August 2005

100th GDS shoe event September 18-21
19 August 2005

Honorary fellowship for SATRA chief
19 August 2005

ASTM open house for standards leaders
19 August 2005

The new WTO for footwear
18 August 2005

Le Cuir A Paris a promising event
17 August 2005

Turkish first half production
16 August 2005

Turkish foreign trade in June
16 August 2005

Croatian productivity in June
16 August 2005

Slovak Republic five-month foreign trade
16 August 2005

Vietnam MoU with Laos
16 August 2005

8th Leather & Fur Fair 'Leshow' Russia
16 August 2005

Irish six month slaughter
16 August 2005

Ukraine first half production
16 August 2005

Czech Republic leather industry bankruptcies
16 August 2005

Botswana Ostrich Commission averts abattoir closure
15 August 2005

Second Cairo show in November 17-20
15 August 2005

Smit & Zoon upgrade filling station
15 August 2005

Croatia first half foreign trade
11 August 2005

Turkey first half foreign trade.
11 August 2005

Serbia first half production
11 August 2005

Hungaryian five-month foreign trade
11 August 2005

German cattle numbers
11 August 2005

Carlessi and Linta at ACLE
11 August 2005

Iran exhibition in Bishkek next year
11 August 2005

SA ostrich meat exports
10 August 2005

World Ostrich Congress Dead-lines
10 August 2005

Macedonia first half production
10 August 2005

Pakistan revises duty drawback rates
10 August 2005

Strong 2Q earnings for BASF
04 August 2005

Plans for new German leather show
04 August 2005

Darkan plant sold at auction
01 August 2005

Wollsdorf Leder expands
01 August 2005

Yildirim leave leather sector
01 August 2005

Effluent on the mind
01 August 2005

Anpic council elect president
01 August 2005

Q of quality, with or without certificate
01 August 2005

Walfertan pollution reduction plans
01 August 2005

Seton awarded US$30 million
01 August 2005

Elmo's new treatment plant
01 August 2005

Government support for villages
01 August 2005

Stahl's Chris Thorpe retires
01 August 2005

Atlas promotion
01 August 2005

'Ink' stains on vegetable tanned leather
01 August 2005 The problemTanners and users of vegetable tanned leather will...

Macedonian first half production
01 August 2005

Doom and gloom in the hide market
01 August 2005

Kazakhstan first half production
01 August 2005

BLC leather and footwear course
01 August 2005

Demand for SATRA footwear test equipment
01 August 2005

New address for Thema
01 August 2005

REAChing out at Tuzla
01 August 2005

Natuzzi's first quarter results spark restructure
01 August 2005

Irish cattle production in 2004
01 August 2005

CBA in leather management and supply
01 August 2005

A new approach to the degreasing process
01 August 2005

List of Papers XII World Ostrich Congress
01 August 2005

Deluge of footwear into European Union
01 August 2005

Foothills Leather move
01 August 2005

Board appointments at Scottish Tanning
01 August 2005

Footwear industry in disarray?
01 August 2005

Howe lose BMW contract
01 August 2005

Prices up, sales down
01 August 2005

Israel first half foreign trade
01 August 2005

The influence of the fatliquor on the physico-chemical properties of leather
01 August 2005

Leather performances and business strategy
01 August 2005

Irving fight for life
01 August 2005

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