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Scottish Leather Group to Open New Factory
14 November, 2019
One of the UK’s largest leather manufacturers will open a new factory...
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Bangladesh Leather Sector Recovers From Two-Year Slump
Monday, November 11, 2019 by Due to higher shipments to non-traditional markets, the export of leather and leather goods from Bangladesh has bounced back after more than two years of struggles, according to exporters.

ACLE in Shanghai
Wednesday, September 04, 2019 by Shortly before the Shanghai New International Expo Centre opened its doors for the 22nd edition of ACLE, one delegate told Leather International that he suspected this year’s...

LANXESS to sell its chrome chemicals business to Brother Enterprises
Tuesday, August 13, 2019 by Specialty chemicals company LANXESS is selling its chrome chemicals business to Brother Enterprises, a Chinese leather chemicals producer

Prize for Germany’s Best Trainee Tanner
Tuesday, June 25, 2019 by Felix Wengenroth, of specialty chemicals company LANXESS, will receive the 'Förderpreis' from Verein für Gerberei-Chemie und -Technik (Association for Tannery Chemistry and...

Fashion Brands Not Paying Living Wage to Supply Chain Workers
Tuesday, June 11, 2019 by A new report has claimed that “no major clothing brand” has been able to show that the workers making their clothing in Asia, Africa, Central America or Eastern Europe are being...

Savar Tannery Workers Stage Demo
Friday, May 03, 2019 by A demonstration was staged today by thousands of tannery workers at Bangladesh’s Savar Tannery Industrial Estate, who are demanding “basic workplace rights and facilities.”

Two Die After Chennai Leather Factory Wall Collapse
Monday, April 01, 2019 by Two workers who were cleaning a tank at a leather tannery at Pallavaram, India, died after the side wall collapsed on top of them, last week.

South African Leather Industry Seeks Ghanaian Collaboration
Monday, April 01, 2019 by The Footwear and Leathers Export Council of South Africa, is on a mission to help South African manufacturers gain a foothold in the Ghanaian market during the Outward Trade...

Bradington-Young Launches Online Leather Resource
Thursday, March 28, 2019 by US upholstery resource Bradington-Young have continued their efforts to increase consumer education for the second time this year by developing and launching a guide to help...

Dr Martens Goes Big on Northampton Site
Friday, March 01, 2019 by World-famous British footwear brand Dr Martens has announced plans to double its UK production by 2020 as part of a £2m investment.

Lectra executive Edouard Macquin appointed President of Lectra Americas
Wednesday, February 27, 2019 by Edouard Macquin to lead the company’s new breakthrough technology introduction in the Americas

Lectra appoints Gianluca Croci Managing Director of Lectra France
Friday, February 08, 2019 by Gianluca Croci's priority will be to support Lectra's French customers in their transformation towards Industry 4.0

Don Ohsman, Hidenet founder, dies
Monday, February 04, 2019 by Hidenet Founder and CEO Don Ohsman passed away 31 January, surrounded by loved ones

61% of Bangladesh’ Leather Workers Have Health Problems
Monday, January 28, 2019 by A huge number of Dhaka’s leather industry workers, 61% to be precise, are currently suffering from various health issues and many have experienced accidents at their workplace,...

Bangladesh Tannery to Become Planned Township
Thursday, January 24, 2019 by The Hazaribagh tannery site in Bangladesh will be regenerated into a modern township, having long been subjected to rampant pollution

P. R. Aqeel Ahmed announced as new Chairman of the CLE
Friday, January 18, 2019 by We are pleased to inform you that P. R. Aqeel Ahmed is the new Chairman of the Council for Leather Exports (CLE) with effect from 17th January 2019.

Impetus Builds for Leather Promotion Initiative
Wednesday, December 12, 2018 by Leather industry stakeholders have been making their need to promote leather internationally, and in a coordinated way, known.

IULTCS Congress Meets Freiberg Leather Days
Friday, December 07, 2018 by Professor Kheng Lim Goh of Newcastle University in Singapore (NUIS) announced as presenter of Heidemann Lecture

US Mill Owner Accepts Hazardous Waste Charges
Thursday, December 06, 2018 by The owner of a former leather tannery in New York State has pleaded guilty in federal court to charges of storing hazardous waste without a permit after the plant closed.

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