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Innovation and dialoguing with new generations guide Brazilian Leather editorials

A new movement in communication for Brazil’s leathers is beginning in 2019. 

Aldo Gliozzi takes over from Piero Maccanti in the direction of Assoconciatori

The Tanner Association of Santa Croce sull’Arno renews its leadership and greets Piero Maccanti, who has been in office since 1994.

The strategies of the Brazilian leather sector

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.

Brazil and its referendum on sustainability in the leather sector

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).

Closing time for the “Shake the Future of the Footwear sector” project

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.

“For us sustainability is a way of working”

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.

UNIC 2018 Assembly “For us sustainability is a way of working”

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

20th UITIC Congress: results beyond all expectations

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.

“The company I would like to have”, according to Assomac

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 20th UITIC Congress in Porto

The latest edition of the International Technical Footwear Congress to be held from 16 to 18 May 2018 at the Sheraton Hotel in Porto will be based on the theme “From fashion to factory: a new technological age”.

UNIC recounts the extraordinary history of the Italian tanning industry

The annual general meeting of UNIC – Unione Nazionale Industria Conciaria (Italian Tanners’ Association) talked about a living, vital, sustainable industry characterised by remarkable “biodiversity.”

A sector that continues to thrive

Technology for the footwear, leather goods, and tanning manufacturing industry

New goals for the ‘Design na Pele’ project

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).

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Apr 09, 2019

A buzzy second edition for Leatherworld Paris

After a first edition in September 2018, Leatherworld Paris establishes itself as a twice-yearly show, like the others under the Messe Frankfurt France’s “The Fairyland for Fashion” umbrella which attracted 13,929 visitors in total, 2.35 % increase compared with February 2018

Apr 09, 2019

Première Vision Paris: reference for the global creative industry

More than 53 thousand visitors – 70% of which were from abroad – participated at the last edition of the French Showcase dedicated to fashion materials and accessories on show at Paris Nord Villepinte from 12 to 14 February 2019, once again confirming the international scope of the event. The next edition is scheduled from 17 to 19 September 2019.

Apr 03, 2019

The new Italian Leather Research Institute for the competitive strengthening of the sector

The national programme to support ‘Made in Italy’ promoted by the Leather Research Institute: “Leather Technologies to Fashion Sustainability”.

Leather Naturally launches an important campaign to promote leather

Leather Naturally has reached its $ 1.5 million fundraising goal for a global campaign to promote the use of leather.

Apr 02, 2019

Mosshoes, a formula for success

In a market still penalised by a persisting financial crisis and by the effects of Western sanctions, Mosshoes managed to guarantee, thanks to its original formula, an all-in-all dynamic edition, with a +3.75% rise in visitors coming from every part of Russia and the neighbouring CSI region.