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 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.
This is the slogan that Industrie Chimiche Forestali wanted to “wear” on the occasion of the celebrations for its first 100 years of activity.
The prestigious event for celebrating Francal’s anniversary brought 400 guests together at the Unique Hotel in São Paulo this past 17 April, for a Preview rich in emotions and a premiere showing of the trends that will be presented as part of the fair held from 16 to 19 July at the Expo Center Norte.
The farewell service for the Cavaliere Giovanni Bergozza, the founder and soul of Bergi S.p.A, who died on March 30, will be celebrated today at 4 pm in the Cathedral of Ognissanti in Arzignano.
The event dedicated to the A/W 2019-20 trends kicks off the appointment of 10-11-12 July 2018 at the Fiera Milano Rho
The ISA TanTec Group facility with its headquarters in Vicksburg (USA) won the award as a Highly Commended business during the sixth edition of the contest organised by World Leather Publications, which ended with a Grand Gala Evening this past 14 March in Hong Kong.
This place, capable of representing the optimal meeting point between companies that produce materials and accessories, designers / style offices and the companies that make the finished product, is located in Scandicci (Florence).
At WHITE MEN and WOMEN’S COLLECTIONS + PRE-COLLECTIONS the tangible talent of accessory designer Azzurra Gronchi, who won with her namesake brand the eighth edition of the competition wanted by Alfredo Ramponi, makes its debut.
Speaking of Torielli is the same as speaking of the great tradition and history of the Italian shoe-machinery sector. A history built upon keen intuition, a high level of professionalism, innovation and service. A history that today has found a brand new setting: the new headquarters in Vigevano’s corso della Repubblica.
One thousand hours to train 30 prospective footwear technicians. The new IFTS course is a precious opportunity for young people, who will learn a trade on the field, and an advantageous one for the companies that are looking for young workers with an education in the technical-productive field, as nowadays it’s hard to find them on the job market.
The Italian-Vietnamese Technology Center that was inaugurated by Assomac is an important step forward in the local promotion of Italian technology
The three-year experimental project was presented in May 2017, accompanied by comments from the technicians in charge of the various research lines and by a report on how the project had reduced the environmental impact of tanning processes, which was presented by representatives of Dani, Mastrotto Group, Acque del Chiampo, Ilsa and Ikem
At a turning point in her term of office, the President of Assocalzaturifici, Annarita Pilotti, announces a cautious sense of optimism to the National Assembly of Footwear Manufacturers for the sector’s future, while warning them that the path to recovery is still far away.
More than 38.4% in 5 years for footwear, leather-goods and tanning machinery. Despite the weak growth of world trade, exports for the sector have grown.
A new graphical layout that proposes the Sustainability Report in different formats, in order to increase its circulation as much as possible, destining it to the entire leather industry, from suppliers to the end consumer
Cutting-edge in the production of high quality materials for assembly insoles in footwear with and without metallic midplates, the company presents its state-of-the-art eco-sustainable products: KPT and the ‘top of the range’ NPU GREEN.
Mondial Suole improves the comfort of footwear with its new brand iTen®. The new brand adopts the ENERLYTETM system by The Dow Chemical Company for more ergonomics and softness to the touch.
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.
Matteo Ward (co-founder and CEO), Silvia Giovanardi (creative director) and Victor Santiago (art and talent director) are three young entrepreneurs and the creative minds behind WRÅD, which is not only an emerging brand, but a real movement that acts as a spokesperson for important issues aimed at triggering a sustainable revolution in the fashion world.
The balance sheet on the progress made and a road map on the actions to be taken in order to change the fashion reference models were presented at the world’s leading business event on sustainability in fashion. There is now an urgent need for companies to support and accelerate change