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Italian footwear goes towards stability

All the positive indicators together with the growth of the Italian economy open good expectations for the Italian footwear

CSCB:  Brazilian leather certifies its sustainability

Economy, environment, social responsibility, and sustainable management: Brazilian leather takes on an ally for the sustainable future of its tanning industry, using these four pillars as its cornerstones. This is the basis of CSCB, Brazilian Leather Sustainability Certification, which is backed by the Centre for the Brazilian Tanning Industry (CICB), for the promotion of best business practices by the Brazilian tanning industry, in order to reply to the growing demand for sustainable products and processes by international markets.

A ‘green’ eco-friendly mind frame is popular among Italian youths

From the ‘Total Retail 2017’ survey released by PwC, it emerged that 70% of Millennials and 66% of those Italians aged over 35 are willing to spend more in the name of sustainability.

Fashion and circular economy, the preferred development model  for the 21st century according  to the European Union.  How they can be integrated?

How technology can invent new ways to foster sustainability of industrial processes. Here are some virtuous examples.

Specifications: sustainability or absurdity?

A progress report on the various and diverse initiatives aimed at standardising the specifications that are becoming increasingly more stringent, multiform and harder to meet

The main corporate sustainability strategies of Italian footwear’s value chain

From Assocalzaturifici comes an in-depth study on the current priorities of the footwear industry as regards sustainability and on how the specialised technological service market is answering.

A sector that continues to thrive

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

Santa Croce certified

Piero Maccanti, director of the Tanners Association, based in Santa Croce sull’Arno, explains how the district reacted and reacts to the crisis: by promoting a certification for the companies and relying on new marketing tools like showrooms inside the tanneries.

Craft the Leather, the winner of the fifth edition

The collection “Orlandi’s Opera” by Kira Anne Goodey, from London’s Royal College of Art, won the contest organised and financed by Consorzio Vera Pelle Italiana Conciata al Vegetale (Genuine Italian Vegetable-Tanned Leather Consortium)

Safety Footwear: 7.8 billion USD in 2024

Global Market Insights’ forecasts for the safety footwear market in 2024. The biggest stimulators of growth, the development of the construction industry, and the implementation of safety standards.

The market has changed: it’s time to react!

The first Shoes Summit took place at the end of last year, examining the paths to a “new normality” characterized by higher competitive pressures and less consumption on traditional markets and channels.

JP Super Soles, tailored for fashion

JP Super Soles, the Portoguese company based in Pedorido Castelo de Paiva, produces soles for the most important companies of luxury footwear and is looking at the future with determination.

The 47th Obuv. Mir Kozhi edition opened

Obuv. Mir Kozhi kicked off in Moscow. It’s devoted to the collections of footwear and leather goods for the 2017/18 Winter season. Cautious optimism in view of the Italian export figures to Russia that returned to grow.

First Shoes Summit in Montegranaro – “Market has changed: it’s time to react!”

The first SHOES SUMMIT took place at the end of last year, examining the paths to a “new normality” characterized by higher competitive pressures and less consumption on traditional markets and channels

CICB, the Brazilian Leather Industry Center started the celebrations for its 60 years of activity

The first of four events, one every 15 years of history, was held before the opening of the 41st edition Fimec, a […]

Uncertain market, waiting for recovery of consumption

In anticipation of a more favourable economic situation, the footwear industry closed 2016 amid signs of uncertainty with slightly negative figures.

Stemma, unstoppable growth

A new headquarters for the Treviso company that continues to improve its performance and gain new markets.

The international footwear market according to Heitor Klein

Heitor Klein explains his vision about the international footwear market scenario after the appreciation of the dollar

Santa Croce defamed again

The Centro Nuovo Modello di Sviluppo in Vecchiano (Pisa) and its dossier “A Tough Story of Leather” are back in the limelight.

Assocalzaturifici donates 10 beds to Fermo hospital

The association keeps on promoting territorial development with concrete gestures and projects.

PAMBIANCO: Innovation and speed are the keys to grow up

The revolutions taking place in the fashion and luxury industry emerging from the conference organised by Pambianco Strategie di Impresa.

Lanxess hosted a seminar about the leather industry

Lanxess explains its market vision in order to improve the understanding of leather material in the industry

Eighth edition of Shoe Report

The annual edition of Shoe Report was held this past 11th November in Rome at the Chamber of Deputies in Montecitorio.

The 4.0 industry and the Green Label – Assomac

At a distance of six months’ time from Desenzano, the General Assembly of the National Association of Manufacturers of Footwear, Leather goods, and Tannery Technologies meets up with businesses and the press at its headquarters in Vigevano, on the 5th of December 2016, to take stock of the association’s current activities and present the three strategic themes on which the association’s work will focus.

How leather is going?

Lineapelle analyzes the leather market trends in the second quarter of 2016

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Jan 31, 2018

Record turnout at Fashion World Tokyo 2017

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Innovative and versatile, the new Stemma S.r.l. injection moulding system can also be adapted to complex production systems, like TPU film vacuum forming, varnishing directly in the mould and spray-up.

Jan 26, 2018

FImec: the debut of the Fashion and Business Forum

Brand new to the 42nd edition of Fimec, the international fair, which in Novo Hamburgo from 6 to 8 March will reunites producers of leathers, chemical products, components, machinery and equipment for the leather/footwear industries, is the debut of the first Fimec “Fashion and Business” Forum.

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