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The new programmed humidifying machine by Elettrotecnica B.C.

The 182TS model is the perfect solution for humidifying the toe and the side of the upper and for reactivating the tip before lasting

ISA TanTec at the Global Footwear Production and Trade Summit

The Global Footwear Production and Trade Summit saw the presence of ISA Tan Tec, a company that produces leather for footwear and has been active since 1995. The discussion focused on topical issues for raw material suppliers, especially regarding material innovation and the changes in production technologies that are being put in place to respond to changing market demands.

Eco-friendly even before the Green Label

When it comes to the theme of sustainability, companies belonging to the shoe-machinery and tanning-machinery sector are one step ahead […]

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

The characteristics of water-based adhesives

How water-based adhesives can be successfully used in sole attaching processes.

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.

Lanificio Bigagli wants to reduce chemicals

The textile company is determined to merge manufacturing needs with the essential values of environmental sustainability

Eco-friendly fashion accessories by C.D.C. s.r.l.

The strategies with which C.D.C. pursues its sustainability goals

Rifra and the 100% natural ribbons

Eco Rifra, the sustainable collection proposed by Rifra Nastri, is a range of 100% natural products

Sustainability and supply chain safety, Bartoli’s key factors 

Raw materials, manufacturing process and final product: these are the cornerstones on which the company based in Carraia (province of Lucca – Italy) built its focus, in order to grant sustainable components to the footwear industry

Tessitura Attilio Imperiali for sustainable fashion

The textile company from Lurate Caccivio (Como) believes that it is possible to combine industrial manufacturing and environmental protection and that the respect for people and their future is at the heart of a company’s mission.

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.

Perspair, the future of the upper is already here

From Smart Textile Solutions an innovative material that is not a jersey nor a knitted base, but a very reliable woven material, made from high tenacity Polyamide, which uses the Combo Technology to bond fibers together in order to make breathable and resistant seamless uppers.

Nuova Stamor, moulding the future

Fifty years of history and a great experience at the service of a “Full Plastic” future for one of the international leaders in mould manufacturing

Accessories that offer protection

A dynamic and versatile firm, Arpex Textiles srl represents a young and enterprising spirit in the manufacturing sector of all kinds of laces and tapes

Italbraid is continually growing

The company from Barletta bases its success on research, quality of materials and high production capacity, in addition to excellent customer care and a very fast sampling department.

Industrie Chimiche Forestali’s Outdoor proposals

The fair of Friedrichshafen is the most important event for the European Outdoor Industry. We talk to Industrie Chimiche Forestali about products dedicated to this industry

Tying your shoes… will never be the same! The Quick Lock is here

An innovative fastening system that ensures everyone – including athletes and lovers of fashion – will have a comfortable, functional, safe, and cool system for locking laces. The Quick Lock system by Gamar is also advantageous for footwear manufacturers, streamlining the construction of the shoe.

Fioretto, working side by side  with footwear manufacturers

Technology and great experience in the field of footwear machinery makes Fioretto a serious and reliable partner.

Cerim, between history and the future

Cerim proposes its vision of the future by updating the K78 machine, which has been decisive for the history and success of the company from Vigevano.

Comelz, with the “15 innovative eyes” of the Vision System

Fruit of the most innovative research, the new Vision system conceived by this company from Vigevano is well-suited to becoming the very best ally to the footwear industry, above all for seamless productions that are revolutionizing the way sports shoes are perceived.

Schmid’s technical/sports materials

The company of San Giuliano Milanese has always been appreciated for its materials attentive to fashion trends, and is also distinguished by a technical offering suitable for the world of sneakers and sports in general

Giardini, endless passion for finishing

Giardini Group works in different fields of the footwear and leather goods finishing world, which involve the manufacturing up to the final customer.

The excellence of the leathers made in Italy by Conceria del Chienti

Baby calves, calves, goatskins and exotic leathers are the specialities of Conceria del Chienti, which has been manufacturing high-quality leathers entirely made in Italy since 1924.

High-quality projects? Be careful not to use the wrong tools!

Antonelli Romeo is a synonym for quality in many of the sectors in which it operates for the world of footwear and leather goods: moulds, die cutting machines, accessories, laser cutting, pattern making.

Upcoming events
FFANY New York Shoe Expo
Aug 01 - Aug 03, 2017
Schuh Austria
Aug 06 - Aug 07, 2017
Moda Footwear
Aug 06 - Aug 08, 2017
Aug 09 - Aug 11, 2017
Jul 12, 2017

Indo Leather & Footwear 2017: over 200 exhibitors

The 12th edition, which was held 18th -20th May 2017 in Jakarta, saw the presence of just short of 8400 visitors

Jul 10, 2017

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.

Jul 10, 2017

Inspiramais: fashion, innovation, and business

The Brazilian platform for the fashion industry presented the new materials for the coming winter 2018 to industry professionals from Latin America (and also beyond).

Jul 07, 2017

Sustainability: where is the footwear sector?’

The fashion world has had to face the sustainability issue since the 1990s. The footwear sector has always been a precursor and a leader on this subject, but today it has to face the problems linked to the change of manufacturing sites once again.

The characteristics of water-based adhesives

How water-based adhesives can be successfully used in sole attaching processes.