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Amit Thadani

Brazil’s November hide exports down in value but higher in area

Brazil’s November exports of hides and skins dropped by 19.9% in value but increased by 21.6% in square meters.

Texworld Evolution Paris: the February 2023 edition shows promising prospects

The February 2023 edition of Texworld Evolution Paris, which will be held at the Parc des Expositions de Paris-Le-Bourget from 6 to 8 February shows promising prospects: with 750 companies expected, overall bookings have reached 70% of the pre -pandemic level of February 2019. Among the major sourcing countries present in Paris on this occasion, Chinese exhibitors will affirm their physical presence.

Wolverine World Wide dropping leather business, cutting jobs

Wolverine World Wide, announced that it has started the process of divesting or licensing its Wolverine Leathers business. In addition, it is doing the same with the Keds brand because both contribute a low amount to profits. The company said that the changes fit with its aim of reducing complexity and prioritizing growth brands.

JBS Couros launches Essntial leather

JBS Couros has launched a type of upholstery leather produced in a new way that boosts its environmentally responsible nature.

New member in Leather Naturally Supervisory Council

Leather Naturally is pleased to announce that Mr. David Peters has been confirmed by the Leather Naturally membership as a new member of the Supervisory Council as per immediate effect.

Hide exports down by 39% in value, 25% in area

Brazil’s October hide exports totaled US$90.0 million, a decline of 38.9% compared to the same month last year when the total was US$147.2 million, and 15.8% from September.

Argentina’s beef slaughter fell almost 5% in September

Argentina’s slaughter totaled 1.17 million head in September 2022, which is a drop of 4.8%.

Stahl to present portfolio of high performance and low-impact innovations at K 2022

Waalwijk – Stahl, an active proponent of responsible chemistry, will attend the K 2022 event in Düsseldorf, Germany during 19–26 October. The company will present its latest product innovations. Its range of coating solutions delivers low-impact, high-performance outcomes in a wide variety of industries and applications. To discover Stahl’s complete portfolio of innovations, attendees can find Stahl at Hall 7A, Booth B15.

CICB reports Brazilian hide exports drop in September

Brazil’s exports of hides and skins in September dropped to US$106.9 million, a decrease of 13.1 percent compared to the same month in 2021. The September figure is, however, an increase of 1.5% over August.

Stahl to expand low-impact automotive customer offering with dedicated range of RelcaBond® adhesive and bonding solutions

Waalwijk, October 12, 2022 – Stahl, an active proponent of responsible chemistry, is to offer a dedicated portfolio of low-impact, high-performance adhesive and bonding solutions. As an initial step, Stahl will introduce three dedicated adhesive products, under the RelcaBond® brand name, designed primarily for customers operating in the automotive sector, as well as other markets.