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Clean-up of Hannock Tannery Begins
Clean-up and restoration of tannery in Hancock, Maryland is now underway. The tannery, which was built in the 1950s and has been vacant since the 1990s has been undergoing a...
The balance of Brazilian participation at Futurmoda
With its figures on the rise, Spanish fair Futurmoda (for materials used in the footwear and artifact sectors) recently came to a close having had the participation of four...
2019 Young Leather Scientist grant announced by IULTCS
The Executive Committee of the IULTCS is pleased to announce the 2019 grants to be awarded to three young scientists, under the age of 35, for research projects in: leather...
Timberland has announced further progress in its bid to use all natural products in its footwear
Following a commitment to increase the amount of recycled, organic or renewable (ROR) content in ts shoes, Timberland now says materials with at least 10% ROR content were used in 67%...
Nicki Kay appointed managing director of Zünd UK
Zünd Systemtechnik, a household name in digital cutters, is set to boost its global operations with the appointment of Nicki Kay as MD for Zünd UK, who will be instrumental in...
JBS Couros invests in traceability and presents new platform at China trade fair
JBS Couros has developed a system that collects data throughout the leather production process, from sourcing at the farm all the way through to the end product
Innovative solutions for the leather industry
Specialty chemicals company LANXESS will be presenting its new developments and innovative solutions for the leather industry at the All China Leather Exhibition
'We may support new leather clusters' - Prabhu
Indian commerce minister Suresh Prabhu has hinted that the country’s central authorities will continue to support India’s leather industry through the creation of leather clusters in...
Pakistani tanners bemoan tax drawback delay
Pakistan Tanners Association (PTA) Export Committee Chairman Anjum Zafar has called on government authorities to settle the issue of delayed tax refund payments for exporters...
Release of the new TFL Colour Trends Catalogue Spring-Summer 2020
TFL has released its new TFL Colour Trends Catalogue for the season Spring-Summer 2020.
Tannery moves hit Bangladesh leather exports
Widespread structural changes to the country’s tanning infrastructure have been blamed for a 27% drop in Bangladesh’s earnings from the export of leather. The news comes in the middle...
Sustainability the way forward – EU
A recent event on transparency and traceability in garment value chains hosted in Brussels by the UN Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE), the International Trade Centre (ITC) and...
New global fashion centre for TFL
Italian leather processing giant TFL has opened a new fashion centre.
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.