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The RPU Spray Molding by Stemma for boots and sports shoes in PU

At Simac 2017, Stemma presented two new proposals that expand the range of its products

Digital printing for excellent tapes, news from Nastrotex

Quality and durability that do not fear comparison with traditional methods. Nastrotex-Cufra’s investment once again shows the innovative mentality of the Bergamo company

For superior crimping with materials by Carnevali

Made in Italy means quality, especially when it comes to materials and components. That’s why choosing reinforcement materials for crimping by Luigi Carnevali means adding value to your creations

Industrie Chimiche Forestali: experience, innovation and Italian values for adhesives and fabrics

Adhesives and fabrics for tips and counters for the footwear and leather goods industry, adhesives for flexible packaging, upholstered furniture and automotive: these are the fields in which Industrie Chimiche Forestali S.p.A. works. The company which will celebrate a century of activity next year.

Automation and customization according to Desma

These are the keywords of the future imagined by Desma which presented two new technologies to meet the demands of the consumer. We talk about it with Klaus Freese

Perfect bonding of zippers and soles thanks to Kyo B20 and Kyo 100 by Kyotex

ALC introduces new machines and improvements to its Kyotex (Kyo B20 and Kyo 100S) range, the innovative and eco-friendly bonding system which has achieved great success in the footwear and leather goods industries.

Perforating and embossing machine: these are the novelties in the Tecno2 home

The refining process of traditional machines and the emergence of new solutions for the footwear market never stops when it comes to the company of Vigevano

MM Solution: Cutting flexibility

MM Solution, a manufacturer of automatic and semi-automatic shoes bottom making machines, improves his technology for the cutting of different materials without punches

Falan: two-thread lockstitch sole sewing machine (Blake and Opanka) for medium and big companies

Falan presents FL1 Silent -LS TS– for the stitching of any type of soles, whatever kind of material they are composed of.

100% made in Italy splitting machines by Fratelli Alberti

Fratelli Alberti offers the perfected version of its splitting machines characterised by accuracy and simplicity of use.

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

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Jun 12, 2019

Arsutoria 440 – Soles & Heels Download

Arsutoria 440 includes the Focus Report on Soles & Heels. Please register your email and download it for free!

Jun 11, 2019

Desma breaks ground and inaugurates the ‘Factory of the Future’

The worldwide leader for plants, machinery, automation solutions and moulds for industrial footwear production gets ready to face new challenges in the global market with the construction of a new factory designed to reflect cutting-edge LEAN production methods: 12,000 square metres of production plus 4,500 square metres of office space in Achim, Germany, will be up and running by Fall 2020.

Textiles on the foreground [Special Textiles 2019]

In recent seasons the world of footwear and accessories has been characterised by a different momentum in the use of materials

Jun 10, 2019

Guide to textile trade fairs: which one to choose? [Special Textiles 2019]

A brief key to interpretation of the most important events of the complex panorama of the textile sector

Jun 10, 2019

Fairs and events of the textile field [Special Textile 2019]

An analysis of the most interesting trade fair events in the textile world