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Italian leather processing giant TFL has opened a new fashion centre.
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Lanxess rolling out NMP alternatives
One of the world’s leading specialty chemicals company, Lanxess is working with its customers to manage the phasing out of one of the EU’s recently banned Substances of Very High...
LANXESS supports sustainable leather production
Range of products for NMP-free leather production. Future-oriented “Sustainable Leather Management”.
Generational relief in Cromogenia Units and in the Tanning Division
Álex Cabestany substitutes José Luis Cabestany, who becomes the company’s CEO.
Leather product environmental footprint category rules officially approved
On 18 April 2018, the Leather Product Environmental Footprint Category Rules (Leather PEFCR) were officially approved by the Environmental Footprint Steering Committee.
LANXESS engages in the BLC Chem-MAP Programme to achieve ZDHC Conformance Level 3
Global chemical supplier LANXESS has recently engaged with the BLC Chem-MAP programme with the goal of achieving ZDHC Conformance Level 3 through the c-MAP route.
Smit & zoon announces global price increase
Prices of Smit & zoon leather chemicals adjusted due to rising raw material costs.
European leather industry partners join forces in video promoting responsibly produced leather
Video co-produced by Leather Naturally highlights the positive facts about leather.
PrimeAsia names Sergio Da Costa as PrimeAsia China’s assistant chief operating officer
PrimeAsia Leather Company announced on 17 January that Sergio Da Costa had been named assistant chief operating officer at PrimeAsia’s China Tannery.
Fuga Couros S/A tannery first to receive the Brazilian Leather Certification of Sustainability
This achievement reflects its dedication to developing activities that equilibrate four dimensions: sustainability management, economy, environmental and social.
New branding identity for Lectra
Resolutely reflecting the digital era, Lectra’s new branding identity is inspired by Lectra’s strategy, customer-focused and anchored in Industry 4.0 concepts.
LANXESS raises prices for sodium dichromate
Specialty chemicals company LANXESS globally raises the prices for sodium dichromate by up to 20% with immediate effect.
LANXESS successfully starts test operation for on-site production of retanning agent
Modular pilot plant put into operation in tannery. First ton of X-Biomer retanning agent made from residual shavings. Joint project with research institute INVITE and tannery HELLER-LEDER.
JBS Couros presents new version of the Authentic collection
Produced at its Italian, South American and Asian units, the current edition of Authentic – Deep Into Nature collection brings new colours and finishes to its biggest sellers.
Vietnamese footwear exports up 13% for January to October
Vietnamese footwear products had an export turnover of $11.82 billion during the first ten months of 2017, showing a 13% increase year-on-year.
New tannery joins Brazilian Leather Certification of Sustainability (CSCB)
Rhoma Peles is the newest company to adhere to the Brazilian Leather Certification of Sustainability (CSCB).
TFL joins Leather Naturally
TFL has issued a statement on its alliance with Leather Naturally.
Scottish Leather Group subsidiaries honoured at ROCCO Awards
Scottish Leather Group, the largest leather manufacturer in the UK, saw its subsidiaries NCT Leather and W.J and W. Lang receive prestigious accolades at the Renfrewshire Chamber...
Bangladesh plans for leather industrial estate growth
Bangladesh plans to create two more environmentally friendly leather industrial estates in an effort to procure $5 billion of export income from the sector by 2021.
Smit & zoon acquires Italian leather chemicals producer Codyeco
Smit & zoon, global supplier of wet-end and finishing leather chemicals for tanneries, has announced the completion of the acquisition of Italian leather chemicals producer Codyeco.