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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.

Alussa launches Agfa Graphics for fashionable printing

The Alussa technology of Agfa Graphics revolutionises the world of leather decoration.

Fagus – Since 1911, experience and expertise

For more than 100 years, Fagus has been a leading reality in the design and production of shoe lasts and moulds for footwear, with a 360° service dedicated to the development of footwear projects, which starts from the idea and ends with mass production.

Stemma: Spray Molding, revolutionizing polyurethane boots

Expanding its range of products, Stemma revolutionizes the market of polyurethane boots presenting the new “Spray Molding technology”

Karmasan: Quality at the right price

For almost 40 years, Karmasan has been present in the footwear industry with its shoe soles injection machines dedicated to different materials. Today, its sights are increasingly set on the end markets of South America and Italy.

Euromatrici: The new way to skive

From Euromatrici, an innovative system for the skiving of shank boards arrives, allowing for the optimization of working times.

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 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.

Schmid continues to believe in young people

The world’s leading brand for the production of converters in the footwear and leather goods sector has been collaborating with the most important fashion and design schools for many years, promoting the growth of young talented designers and demonstrating that they are always looking to the future of fashion.

New innovative technologies, renewed collaborations and a capsule collection to celebrate the anniversary of the brand owned by Invista.

Gruppo Mastrotto opens in Milan

The main European tanning group has inaugurated a new Leather Fashion Hub in the Italian fashion and design capital, after the one opened in London last year.

Footwear technicians meet up in Porto for the 20th edition of UITIC

Footwear technicians meet up in Porto, Portugal, for the 20th edition of the UITIC Congress

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.

Cimac, partner for CE certification on PPE requirements

Eng. Giuseppe Bellotti of CIMAC explains the requirements for PPE according to the new EU Regulation 425/2016

Innovation from Gamar

QLS (Quick Lacing System) and PlastiQuick by Gamar presented during Lineapelle

AnyPlan, a custom program for trade shows

The application was designed and created by Honegger and is the first matchmaking app for any trade show in the world.

Vapesol is always a step ahead, in quality and innovation

Vapesol, protagonist at Lineapelle fair with a new collection of soles

S.I.S. – Indispensable partner for quality soles

S.I.S. s.r.l., a leader in the production of soles, heels and sheets in compact and foam rubber for the footwear industry, focuses on quality.

Elitron – Plaza TH: technological innovation in cutting machines

Elitron presentS an independent, double beam system, equipped with multi-tool carriages with electric or pneumatic heads and new-improved Kudos systems.

Comelz presents the new ESA NEK

The leather digitizer developed by the ITALIAN company ensures a thorough surface inspection, enhancing the characteristics of leathers of all kinds and colours.

Miran: Details that make the difference

This slogan contains the manufacturing and commercial philosophy of MIRAN s.r.l., a company from Barletta with a leading position in the manufacturing of thermoplastic accessories and removable insoles for footwear and leather goods.

Leather Preview by Inspiramais: Winter 2018 fashion trends

It may seem like an exercise of guess work, but it’s pure research: Preview do Couro (Leather Preview) anticipates what will sure dictate fashion in the Winter 2018 season.

SCHMID, a summer between Futuristic & Naturalia

The new Schmid SS 2018 collection begins, as always, by a thorough research of the major international fashion trends.

Stemma, unstoppable growth

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

Here is the 2018 summer according to DAVOS

The key words of the new collection are proactivity, innovation, research and development, study and customer focus.

Upcoming events
Who’s Next
Jan 18 - Jan 21, 2019
Gallery Düsseldorf
Jan 26 - Jan 28, 2019
ISPO Winter
Feb 03 - Feb 06, 2019
Fashion Week New York
Feb 08 - Feb 16, 2019
Feb 10 - Feb 13, 2019

Natural elements and brightness for the Etruria Tacchi winter

Many proposals for the next perfect heels for the fall/winter 2019/20 trends.

Dedicated to fashion

Through its Research and Development department, Coats Opti has developed new cutting-edge products that combine practicality with beauty: Lux Hydro F and S Hydro F.

Dec 20, 2018

Ramponi, perfect studs also for sports and outdoor

Even in the sports and outdoor field, Ramponi is a reliable partner for the sector’s big brands that are looking for personalisation, reliability and quality.

ICF wins the Dematté Private Equity Award of the Year 2018

Yesterday evening, Thursday 13 December 2018, were awarded the prizes for the fifteenth edition of the Claudio Dematté Private Equity Award of the Year®.

Dec 12, 2018

New initiatives for 2019 Fimec

The largest leather footwear trade show in Latin America develops strategies in search of another successful edition