Leather - Page 3Stay up to date with the latest Leather updates from the global leather international industry
PrimeAsia names Sergio Da Costa as PrimeAsia China’s assistant chief operating officer
PrimeAsia Leather Company announced on 17 January that Sergio Da Costa had been named assistant chief operating officer at PrimeAsia’s China Tannery.
Fuga Couros S/A tannery first to receive the Brazilian Leather Certification of Sustainability
This achievement reflects its dedication to developing activities that equilibrate four dimensions: sustainability management, economy, environmental and social.
New branding identity for Lectra
Resolutely reflecting the digital era, Lectra’s new branding identity is inspired by Lectra’s strategy, customer-focused and anchored in Industry 4.0 concepts.
LANXESS raises prices for sodium dichromate
Specialty chemicals company LANXESS globally raises the prices for sodium dichromate by up to 20% with immediate effect.
LANXESS successfully starts test operation for on-site production of retanning agent
Modular pilot plant put into operation in tannery. First ton of X-Biomer retanning agent made from residual shavings. Joint project with research institute INVITE and tannery HELLER-LEDER.
JBS Couros presents new version of the Authentic collection
Produced at its Italian, South American and Asian units, the current edition of Authentic – Deep Into Nature collection brings new colours and finishes to its biggest sellers.
Vietnamese footwear exports up 13% for January to October
Vietnamese footwear products had an export turnover of $11.82 billion during the first ten months of 2017, showing a 13% increase year-on-year.
New tannery joins Brazilian Leather Certification of Sustainability (CSCB)
Rhoma Peles is the newest company to adhere to the Brazilian Leather Certification of Sustainability (CSCB).
TFL joins Leather Naturally
TFL has issued a statement on its alliance with Leather Naturally.
Scottish Leather Group subsidiaries honoured at ROCCO Awards
Scottish Leather Group, the largest leather manufacturer in the UK, saw its subsidiaries NCT Leather and W.J and W. Lang receive prestigious accolades at the Renfrewshire Chamber...
Bangladesh plans for leather industrial estate growth
Bangladesh plans to create two more environmentally friendly leather industrial estates in an effort to procure $5 billion of export income from the sector by 2021.
Smit & zoon acquires Italian leather chemicals producer Codyeco
Smit & zoon, global supplier of wet-end and finishing leather chemicals for tanneries, has announced the completion of the acquisition of Italian leather chemicals producer Codyeco.
COTANCE urges European Commission to regulate leather authenticity labelling
The Council of COTANCE has urged the European Commission to use its legislative powers to regulate leather authenticity labelling in the EU market.
Last chance to apply for 2018 Young Leather Scientist Grant
IULTCS has reminded prospective applicants that the deadline for submissions for the 2018 Young Leather Scientist Research Grant is rapidly approaching.
Smit & zoon files patent application on bio-based leather retanning chemicals
Smit & zoon has filed a European patent application for ‘lignin modified polyphenolic leather chemicals’, making it the first leather chemical company to use lignin modified...
Chinese bed company De Rucci employs smart tech
Premium Chinese bedding De Rucci has chosen to use new digital technology developed by France’s Lectra to enable it to perform 3D virtual prototyping and smart leather cutting techniques.
Prada shares perform poorly
Data from Bloomberg has revealed Hong Kong-traded Prada has delivered low returns to investors after a year of declining revenue and margins.
Leather luggage market to reach $525 billion by 2022
Demand for leather luggage and good such as wallets, jackets and shoes is continuing to soar around the world, with North America one of the biggest consumers.
Brazilian meat giant BRF bids farewell to CEO
Incumbent CEO Pedro de Andrade Faria will depart ailing Brazilian food company BRF by the end of the year, it has been announced.