International certification, collaboration, sustainability and an important project for the 2019 Design na Pele tradeshow, in collaboration with an Italian company. Here’s just a few of the points touched upon in this interview with Rafael Andrade of CICB.
A long-term vision focused on efficiency, quality, and guarantees for customers and society as a whole guided the creation of the Brazilian Leather Certification of Sustainability (CSCB).
Talent Shoe 2018: under-25s from all over Europe awarded for their creativity. Thus does the footwear sector gather ideas from the young generations on shoes and on the shoe factories of the future.
The past year has closed with positive figures for Italian tanners, but the global context is still weak and unstable. President Gianni Russo points out that the sector invests 4% of its turnover in sustainable projects: a burdensome effort to be proud of, but which must be communicated better.
The past year has closed with positive figures for Italian tanners, but the global context is still weak and unstable. President Gianni Russo points out that the sector invests 4% of its turnover in sustainable projects: a burdensome effort to be proud of, but which must be communicated better
The event held in Portugal enjoyed a high level of success, bringing together for one week more than 540 footwear professionals coming from 33 different countries, with more than 20 company visits and more than 30 guest speakers who discussed the future of the global footwear manufacturing industry.
Assomac’s Annual Meeting has addressed the new business models for a changing world, as well as taking stock of the situation in the sector.
The annual general meeting of UNIC – Unione Nazionale Industria Conciaria (Italian Tanners’ Association) talked about a living, vital, sustainable industry characterised by remarkable “biodiversity.”
With a focus on the virtuous synergy between art and leather, Design na Pele is part of Brazilian Leather, the project dedicated to the promotion of Brazilian leather exports, which is coordinated by the Centre for the Brazilian Tanning Industry (CICB).
The new brand adopts the ENERLYTE™ system from the Dow Chemical Company for enhanced ergonomics and sensation, designed to ensure lightness, and durability for the market of walking and sports shoes.
The combination of coloured cork, in strong and energetic colours, with precious ‘welts’ (chains, studs, diamonds) is fresh and captivating. Also the outsole contributes to the decisive, yet elegant atmosphere.
Schmid will first be in Paris and then Milan to show operators of the sector the new AW19-20 collection.
Fagus-GreCon offers a unique service for the international footwear industry: design, moulds and shoe lasts, all from one single supplier, to provide the highest quality and project coherence.
The Portuguese company’s commitment to innovation involves various aspects: the product, technology, corporate image and safeguarding the environment.