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ARSUTORIA School undertakes professional training

The famous pattern-making school in Milan extends its activity to include professional training. One of the first commitments is to train young people from the earthquake-hit region of the Marche to work in footwear production.

Torielli inaugurates its new headquarters in a mix of tradition and innovation

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.

ARSUTORIA School and the future of Lombard footwear workers.

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 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”.

Cleto Sagripanti re-elected as CEC President

At the CEC General Assembly, held at the Chamber of Commerce of Venice and Rovigo in Venice, Cleto Sagripanti was re-elected to a second term as President of CEC.

From the Premio Ramponi award to Talent Network

Support. Valorise. Promote. These three verbs are the founding principles of the Premio Ramponi award, an initiative that promotes emerging talents in the fashion sector.

Assomac opens the first Italian-Vietnamese Technology Center in Vietnam

The Italian-Vietnamese Technology Center that was inaugurated by Assomac is an important step forward in the local promotion of Italian technology

#greenLIFE 2017

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

The entepreneurs of tomorrow and sustainability

CEC – European Federation of Footwear Industry – wanted to meet tomorrow’s young entrepreneurs during the Entrepreneurship School organised by ThinkYoung

Italiana Accessori’s open house 2017

The event that is able to mix creativity with artisan wisdom and industrialisation, now in its 8th edition, is taking place in Montevarchi until the 14th of July

Italian footwear making its way back up, but not yet fully on the path to recovery

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.

A historic positive cycle for leather-footwear machinery

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.

Tales of Italian leather. UNIC and the Sustainability Report 2017

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

Pakistani designers at ARSUTORIA School

Last June, for the second time, a group of students from Lahore’s Pakistan Institute of Fashion and Design attended Milan’s Footwear Collection Design Course

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.”

Better than new

Patagonia’s Worn Wear tour, whose aim is to encourage people to prolong the life of their items of clothing for as long as possible, points to a different road towards sustainability.

Tecnomodel has a new headquarters

On Sunday 14 May 2017, the new headquarters in Porto Sant’Elpidio was officially opened by the Marche-based company, which has been operating in the fashion industry for 25 years specialising in the creation of luxury handcrafted footwear for men and women

Prestige and research in the double appointment with Ramponi at WHITE

The unique creations of GEDEBE conquer the sixth edition of the Ramponi Prize, while the exhibition with the designers of past editions launches the project Talent Network.

The winners of the Re-Shoes Contest

Patrizio Dolci (Confort Shoes) and 3DItaly, in collaboration with AtomLab, Ultimaker, and a team of young designers, give life to the shoe of the future.

Elettrotecnica B.C., the customer is always at the centre

As usual, at Simac 2017 the stand of the company from Vigevano was visited by many customers who were looking for made in Italy reliability and for innovations that can improve manufacturing

Talent Network, a spin-off of the Ramponi Prize contest

Ramponi, after having announced its famous prize contest will accept admissions year-round, launches a spin-off of its contest.

Contemporary canvases by Tessitura Attilio Imperiali and Segre & Schieppati

Among visual suggestions and textile researches, experimentation encounters tradition and gives life to a very special project developed by Tessitura Attilio Imperiali and Segre & Schieppati

The trends developed by ARSUTORIA at Prossimapelle

Once again this year, UNPAC has chosen the ARSUTORIA research group to analyse the fashion trends.

The Ramponi Prize is in the hands of a French designer

The contest conceived by Alfredo Ramponi becomes international, and rewards the appeal of the French Sainte Courtisane brand at WHITE MILANO. From this edition, the contest remains open all year round.

Milan’s Istituto Secoli wins the YouImpresa 2017 contest

The fashion school Istituto Secoli wins the YouImpresa 2017 contest for the best corporate video for the first time.

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