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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.

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.

Invisible but everywhere. 100 years of Industrie Chimiche Forestali

This is the slogan that Industrie Chimiche Forestali wanted to “wear” on the occasion of the celebrations for its first 100 years of activity.

Francal celebrates its 50th anniversary

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.

Farewell to Cavaliere Giovanni Bergozza, founder and soul of Bergi S.p.A

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.

Milano Unica presents: “Nations to Nations” a union of cultures and traditions

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

Mississippi TanTec awarded at the Tannery of the Year Awards Program 2018

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.

UITIC 2018, reflections on the future of footwear

Many crucial themes will be discussed during the International Congress dedicated to the world of footwear, to be held from May 16th to 18th in Portugal.

Showmates, a network of suppliers that offers global solutions for the fashion accessory sector

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 Ramponi rewards Azzurra Gronchi’s imagination

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.

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

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Copenhagen Fashion Summit 2018 “From words to action” is the theme of this year’s edition

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