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Miti takes control of leather cutting with Lectra’s Versalis
23 May, 2018
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Bangladeshi tanners scoop industry awards
Wednesday, May 23, 2018 President Abdul Hamid of Bangladesh handed out a series of awards to some of the country’s most innovative and fastest growing textile producers on Tuesday.

LHTBI elects new president
Friday, May 18, 2018 The UK leather industry charity, LHTBI, has elected Ian Walker, group chairman of UK tanners Clayton Leather Group, as its new president.

Meatpacking giant JBS returns to profit
Friday, May 18, 2018 Brazil headquartered JBS SA has posted positive results in the first quarter of 2018, with net income totalling R$39.8 billion (US$10.89 billion), representing a +5.8% increase over...

TFL launches highly masked pre-tanning agent
Tuesday, April 24, 2018 The demand for chromium-free tanning continues to increase – not only for automotive leathers but for shoe and leather goods as well. TFL has established itself as one of the...

USHSLA supports customs reclassification initiative for US hides and leather
Tuesday, April 24, 2018 New initiative would allow value of US origin hides and leather components to be deducted from dutiable value of imported finished goods.

Generational relief in Cromogenia Units and in the Tanning Division
Friday, April 20, 2018 Álex Cabestany substitutes José Luis Cabestany, who becomes the company’s CEO.

Leather product environmental footprint category rules officially approved
Friday, April 20, 2018 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
Monday, April 16, 2018 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
Monday, April 16, 2018 Prices of Smit & zoon leather chemicals adjusted due to rising raw material costs.

French leather industry exports rise by 7% in 2017
Tuesday, April 10, 2018 The French leather industry experienced healthy growth in exports (+7%) in 2017, with sales continuing to grow since 2009, rising from €5 billion to €10.6 billion.

Arkote Ltd to acquire issued share capital of Zanogen (UK) Ltd
Friday, April 06, 2018 Arkote Ltd is pleased to announce it has reached a definitive agreement to acquire the entire issued share capital of Zanogen (UK) Limited.

Brazilian Leather Certification of Sustainability awards first Gold seal
Tuesday, April 03, 2018 The Brazilian leather sector has a new historical reference in the field of sustainability: the first Gold-level recognition of the Brazilian Leather Certification of...

LANXESS increases prices for leather chemicals
Wednesday, March 28, 2018 Specialty chemicals company LANXESS increases the prices for selected leather chemicals with immediate effect due to constantly rising raw material costs.

Major Scottish export award win by Bridge of Weir Leather Company
Wednesday, March 28, 2018 Bridge of Weir has been named Scottish Exporter of the Year at glittering ceremony addressed by First Minister Nicola Sturgeon. In addition to the overall award, Bridge of Weir also...

Modern Meadow partners with Evonik to grow fermentation processes to commercial scale
Friday, March 09, 2018 The biofabrication company announced that it will be joining forces with Evonik, a leader in microbial fermentation, as it prepares for commercial scale production of its...

European leather industry partners join forces in video promoting responsibly produced leather
Thursday, March 01, 2018 Video co-produced by Leather Naturally highlights the positive facts about leather.

JBS Couros receives global recognition for best practices at South America units
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 Seven units in Brazil and one in Argentina meet strict criteria to achieve 'gold' and 'silver' awards.

GG Organics celebrates its tenth year
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 Leather chemicals manufacturer GG Organics is celebrating its decennial year.

TFL Japan managing director appointed to develop Ethiopian leather industry
Friday, February 02, 2018 TFL Japan managing director Yasuhisa Nakamura will help develop the Ethiopian leather industry as part of a new project.

Guangzan fuels rapid growth with leaner operations and increased productivity
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 Seeking to improve profitability, the China-based automotive trim cover and headrest supplier turned to Lectra to digitalise fabric-cutting processes in the face of evolving...

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