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PrimaLoft Bio Performance Fabric: the first fabric made from 100% recycled, biodegradable synthetic fibre

PrimaLoft, a global leader in advanced material technology, expands its biodegradable line with the introduction of Primaloft® BioTM Performance Fabric, the first 100% recycled, biodegradable synthetic fabric.

Comelz acquires 100% of Camoga



The path of growth and expansion of Comelz, which is already an expression of the Made in Italy excellence, is continuing also for external lines wanting to better equip itself to better face the new challenges on the international markets. Soon there will also be the acquisition of a Software House.




SAOBC and ARSUTORIA still together

The South African Ostrich Business Chamber (SAOBC) and the Italian ARSUTORIA school for footwear pattern-makers and designers continues its ten year collaboration.

Riri #reinventyourself

New product: the ELOXAL SINGLE-COLOUR zip and cursors with precious and original shapes.

Antibacterial tapes by Lanzi Nastrificio

LANZI NASTRIFICIO recently carried out a research on the antibacterial treatment of fabrics using nano-particles.

Anti-counterfeit and accessibility for the C.T. Point yarns

The company is characterised by the quality and range of products, by high manufacturing flexibility and by the personalised services offered to customers.

Sammi is back

Celebrating its fiftieth anniversary, Sammi Export has transformed the participation in the last September edition of Lineapelle, in an occasion to communicate new ideas and contents.

The evolution of the Kyotex system

A wide and dedicated range of solutions proposed by ALC, and its gluing system, both for the footwear and leather goods sector.

Rifra Nastri presents new waterproof and reflective tapes

Some more technical proposals of the Concorezzo company have hit the mark both for those looking for functionality, but also for those who know how to appreciate fashion values.

Frasson, the “youth” of 100 years

The Treviso-based company organised a magnificent event to celebrate its 100th birthday, with the focus always on people – past and present. Frasson’s secret to innovating the world of soles.

Michelin partners with Kapriol to create a safety and trendy shoe

Kapriol presents a preview of the new safety shoe, interpreted in the models K-LE MANS, K-SILVERSTON and K-ESTORIL. All styles present Michelin soles.

Tessitura Attilio Imperiali, a sustainable pathway

Sustainable fashion: Tessitura Attilio Imperiali describes its eco-friendly pathway at Lineapelle, which passes from its compliance with the Greenpeace Detox protocol and arrives at its collaboration with Rete Clima®.

Desma: future horizons

Innovation, dialogue with partners and clientele, and idea exchanges: for two days, the Desma House Fair was at the centre of the global footwear industry, registering record numbers: 780 professional visitors from 6 continents and 54 exhibitors.

Innovation for footwear and leather goods from Luciani Lab

Luciani Lab, the area of Gruppo Meccaniche Luciani dedicated to the research and development of new technologies, presents an important novelty in the application of rivets for footwear and leather goods.

Elachem – Tradition and innovation in safety

The company Elachem S.p.A. Polyurethanes is supplying the worldwide customers not only a full range of traditional PU systems, both single and dual density for direct injection and for pouring

PrimaLoft® Bio is born, the first synthetic insulation made from 100% recycled, biodegradable fibres

Developed over the last four years by PrimaLoft’s team of scientists and engineers, PrimaLoft achieved this textile breakthrough without altering the characteristics and performances of the insulation in any way.

New EVAtech® SuperSoft products by Fainplast

Fainplast, the company from Ascoli Piceno (Italy), presents two new EVAtech® compounds for the production of SuperSoft shoe soles, expanded and cross-linked with injection moulding technology.

The new, revolutionary Infinity Line

The innovative “To Work For” Line, produced by the Portuguese company AMF, takes advantage of the 3D Bonding technology developed by Simplicity Works: one injection machine is able to join together traditional materials in a single action in order to simultaneously make the upper and sole of a shoe without the need for stitching.

Moro Minuterie: goodbye to rust on hooks and eyelets in safety footwear

The company from Padua presents the safety footwear market with three different finishes that guarantee maximum resilience and resistance to corrosion.

Quality, innovative, and trendy ribbons and laces

For more than 40 years, Italbraid Srl has represented a point of reference in the sector of Italian and international footwear, acting as a reliable and quality supplier of laces and ribbons.

ISA TanTec to set up its second tannery in Vietnam

ISA TanTec is ready to set up of a second tannery in Vietnam, the the fifth of the group.

The quality that brings beauty to the top: Tacchificio Villa Cortese

Many innovations and initiatives put in place by the Lombard heel factory, excellent partner for the best fashion brands.

Nanni Agenzie and the AW 2019/20 trends

Fashion proposals that are always new and original.

When speckled means chic

These highly prestigious elastic ribbons come in original tones and surfaces animated by a beautiful speckled pattern.

Fur & charme

Soft and pale, the hot proposals ride the always vital winter fur trend.

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