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L’Atelier Cuir launches new production facility in Graulhet
L’Atelier Cuir has opened a new leather workshop in Graulhet. The company works for the biggest luxury houses and counts LVMH and Kéring among its clients.
Fendi will grow bio-fabrics in the laboratory for luxury
LVMH further affirms its commitment to research and development for sustainable luxury. For the first time, the focus of a study to develop a fiber capable of mimicking a number...
Brazil’s March hide exports higher than February
Brazil’s March exports of hides and skins presented by SECEX (Secretariat of Foreign Trade) of the Ministry of Economy, totaled US$120.2 million. This is an increase of 7.4% compared...
Gemata - Gemata - Guests on the Pole Position broadcast
Executive Director Gianni Maitan interviewed during the SKY TV program
Turkey’s most modern leather facility inaugurated
The Uşak Bovine Leather Processing Facility was recently inaugurated, implemented within the scope of the “Competitive Sectors Program” jointly financed by the Republic of Turkey and...
World Leather Day announced for March 30
The Leather Working Group (LWG) and Leather Naturally (LN) are introducing a global initiative to encourage organizations within the leather industry to positively promote leather.
Pakistani tanneries begin move to Sialkot
Tanneries have started moving from the city to the tannery zone which will lessen environmental pollution to a large extent, said Chairman of the Sialkot Tannery Zone Association...
Leather Naturally extending sponsorship IULTCS Young Leather Scientist Grant till 2030
Leather Naturally has been sponsoring the IULTCS Young Leather Scientists Grant competition with the ir. Mike Redwood Grant of Euro 1.000/-- since 2020, initially for a period of...
Brazil’s February hide exports down in volume, up slightly in value
Brazil’s February exports of hides and skins presented by SECEX (Secretariat of Foreign Trade) of the Ministry of Economy, totaled US$109.8 million. This is an increase of 0.3%...
Australia: Flooding cuts slaughter totals
Flooding across parts of Australia is resulting in substantially lower slaughter.
Bangladesh leather, leather goods exports aim for $12 billion by 2030
The Bangladesh government plans to boost leather and leather goods exports to US$12 billion by 2030, officials said.
France – Cabot tannery closes
The French tannery Cabot di Fougères closes definitively after more than a century of activity. On Thursday 24 February, all movable property owned by the company will go to auction....
Argentina: 30 tanneries to relocate to Lanus industrial park
Thirty tanneries in the Riachuelo de los Navíos basin will be relocated in 2023 to the Curtidor Industrial Park.
Leather Naturally publishes a Guide to Modern Leather Making
Leather Naturally is proud to announce the launching of its easy-to-understand Modern Cow Leather Processing guide. This guide has been put together to become an indispensable tool...
APLF to return in a Special Edition in Dubai
After a gap of three years since its last edition in Hong Kong in 2019, the world’s leading and most international trade fair for the leather industry, APLF, is set to return as a...
US cattle herd shrinks by 2% in 2021
The US cattle herd shrank by 2% last year, with the total number of cattle and calves on farms and in feedlots estimated at 91.9 million head.
METCHA's Fundraising is now open to every leather industry member to help boost the initiative that is connecting the material to young generations.
64% of METCHA's audience say they are inspired by it, and 38% say they have already bought a product after seeing it on METCHA's channels.
Sicarev investing €16 million in slaughterhouse renovation
The Sicarev cooperative group is making a major investment in its Tradival subsidiary in Fleury-les-Aubrais (Loiret). It will invest €16 million to automate production and regulate...
Portugal approves leather decree
Portugal has approved a leather decree. Published in the official gazette on January 4th,. Decree 3/2022 defines the term “couro” and the possibilities of its commercial use . Thus...