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The Hermes “Leather Forever” exhibition in Hong Kong until 28th September

Hermès, the luxury leather brand has arrived in Hong Kong with its “Leather Forever” exhibition. It is all about showcasing the brand’s heritage and the craftsmanship that goes into producing a finished article, something we could use more of in the industry in terms of educating the consumer.

Stay connected during your visit to Le Cuir A Paris

With Le Cuir A Paris fast approaching we thought it was important to share with you that you can download the mobile App for the fair.

National Beef Announces New Sales Focus in China

KANSAS CITY, Mo., August 26, 2014 – In a continuing commitment to their growth initiative and in support of the leather industry, National Beef Packing Company, LLC (National Beef) announces the appointment of an additional sales agent team in China. Paramount Hide and Leather (PHL) will begin this month to represent National Beef wet blue leather sales throughout China and Hong Kong.

IULTCS on Facebook

Online social media facilitates global discussions.

Brazilian companies expect big sales at ACLE

This week sees the start of the All China Leather Exhibition (ACLE) in Shanghai and the Brazilian companies taking part expect to sign deals that will exceed $200 million.

Young Leather Scientist Award – Extended Deadline

The International Union Research Commission of the IULTCS has decided to extend the application deadline for the “Young Leather Scientist Award”

Change in the Board of Management at LANXESS

Leading specialty chemicals company Lanxess has announced that Werner Breuers, LANXESS AG board member and up to now responsible for the segments Performance Polymers and Advanced Intermediates, will leave the company at his own request after his contract ends on May 31, 2015, in order to pursue new challenges.

Coach eliminates over 150 jobs

Leather goods giant Coach recently eliminated over 150 jobs in global restructuring efforts to stimulate the brand amid sluggish sales. Plans for the redundancies came from the New York-based company’s analyst and investor conference in June where long-term strategic plans were revealed.

Import duty on hide, skin further increases crisis of leather sector

Leather sector stakeholders in Karachi criticised a recent anti-leather industry move by the government to impose duty on import of hides and skins.

Stephen Sothmann appointed to (ATAC) in Animals and Animal Products

Stephen Sothmann, president of the US Hide, Skin and Leather Association, has been appointed to the Agricultural Technical Advisory Committee for Trade (ATAC) in Animals and Animal Products.