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Frederick Douglas Lang in memoriam
Frederick Douglas Lang DSC, one of the UK leather industry's most respected leaders, died on 15 April, aged 97.
Poor pay in Hong Kong
Workers in Hong Kong's leather industry are among the lowest paid in the city, according to China's national statistical office.
Karim Leathers founder passes away
Rezaul Kraim Ansari, a renowned pillar in the international leather community, died on 22 March at the age of 60.
Seton AutoLeather appoints new European MD
US-based GST AutoLeather Inc., a leading global supplier of quality automotive leather interior trim, has announced the appointment of Armin Dieckmann as managing director and VP...
New chairman appointed at USHSLA
Jamie Zitnik, president of Texpac Hide and Skin, was elected chairman of the US Hide, Skin and Leather Association (USHSLA) at the organisation's 35th Annual Meeting and Convention...
New direction for Barney & Taylor
Being one of the UK’s oldest family-owned leather brands, Barney & Taylor, founded in Manchester’s textiles quarter in 1911, is setting their sights on the high-end retail market...
Tandy Leather Inc adds to Board
Tandy Leather Factory, Inc. today announced that its board of directors authorized an increase in board positions from nine to ten and approved Jefferson Gramm to fill the new board...
Brazilian group JBS has announced the death of Steve Miller
Change of leadership in LANXESS Board of Management
Cologne – The Supervisory Board of LANXESS AG has resolved at its meeting today to end, by mutual agreement, the appointment of Axel C. Heitmann as Member and Chairman of the Board...
Nigeria leather factory, 4 workers drown evacuating waste
Hellmann appoints first Chief Commercial Officer
Leading global logistics provider, Hellmann Worldwide Logistics, has announced the appointment of a new Chief Commercial Officer, a newly created position within the company.
Assomac Member Pietro Torielli passes away
Pietro Torielli passed away on 6 December 2013. He was born in Vigevano on 13 May 1938. When he had completed his studies at Northampton Technical College he joined the company...