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The soul of a heel

FACOM s.r.l. has been producing metal reinforcements for heels for more than twenty years, and as their motto says, “Quality and precision are the essential values in which we believe”.

Moro Minuterie: no limits to the personalisation of accessories

With 40 years of experience in the sector of metallic accessories, the company from Padua offers a vast range of solutions in customising the metallic accessories used in your shoes, bags, and leather good items.

Siretessile: a newly conceived membrane at Lineapelle 2018

Since 1976, Siretessile has been in the field studying the best solutions for its customers, creating and developing technical fabrics for winter and other kinds of footwear.

The new Plaginsa collection for AW 2019/20, between new products and respect for the environment

The Alicante company is preparing for the next cold season focusing on the quality of the materials, the elegance of the finishes and environmental sustainability.

ISA TanTec opens second tannery in Vietnam

Following the increased leather demand from its customers, ISA TanTec has continuously invested in increasing the capacity of its existing facilities. The new tannery will be the fifth of the group.

Fibre revolution

The fashion industry has always claimed to be a cutting-edge sector when, in reality, it proves to be conservative when it comes to fabrics.

The benefits of a circular economy in the tanning process

A study conducted by the High School of Sant’Anna di Pisa in the district of Santa Croce highlights the advantages for the environment in the abandoning traditional linear economy.

Sustainable bonding by Tecnofil

For more than 30 years the Como-based company has been offering a high-level service while never losing sight of protecting the environment.

Finproject is growing, even in terms of sustainability

Finproject is growing, also thanks to acquisitions, and is preparing the landing on the stock market, but without forgetting the centrality of the sustainability theme.

IbiGreen, a new generation of chemical-free articles

Industrie Biagioli offers a wide range of products for assembly insoles and cleaning insoles, including a new extremely sustainable line.

Schmid and Carmina Campus, when trends start with sustainability

For the next F/W 2018-2019, Schmid and Ilaria Venturini Fendi continue working together to give new life to production stocks. From the circular economy to quality fashion, teaching the art of tailoring and dressmaking to women in prison, to help them reintegrate into society.

Fimma thinks about wide-ranging sustainability

The Brianza-based company has purchased a hybrid car to replace two old company vehicles and has installed a charging station for electric cars in the carpark of its factory.

Conserving resources:  when style meets sustainibility

Omnipel Technologies offers the market an excellent solution to protect the environment: linings obtained 100% from used plastic bottles.

The goat that breathes.

Enhanced breathability for goatskin proposed by Conceria Nuvolari as shoe lining, without substantial changes to the visual impact of the material.

Nastrotex Cufra, a revolution in tape manufacturing

A new All-Over digital printing technology, conceived and developed by the Bergamo-based company, allows outstanding quality and total customisation right down to the smallest detail. Nastrotex Cufra now sets its sight on conquering the luxury market.

Nature becomes fashion

This is the philosophy of Astarte which for almost 30 years has been realizing works of art to embellish leather goods, clothing and footwear from recycled materials.

Gea Gomma, sustainable by nature

GEA GOMMA s.r.l. is a European leader in the ecological and non-polluting processing of natural untreated rubber for the production of natural footwear para.

Quality, craftsmanship and design: Japan

Once again, the refinement and originality that characterise Japanese manufacturing have travelled the world and were shown at the MICAM of Milan and the APLF of Hong Kong.

Kinuya Indigo

At its first participation in an international trade fair, the Japanese company won the APLF Award for its beautiful indigo-coloured leather.

Naturella, 100% ecological and  biodegradable leather

Santori Pellami sets up a revolutionary ecological system to treat leather and obtain a completely biodegradable material free of chromium and heavy metals.

“Italiana Accessori” opens its doors again this year

The 9th edition of the event able to mix creativity, craftsmanship and industrialisation – fundamental elements for meeting the increasing demands of high-end fashion houses – is taking place from 18 to 20 of July 2018 in the future headquarters of Montevarchi, in Viale Diaz

Corkskin, the perfect material for vegan footwear and leather goods.

SACE Components has developed a new, perfect material that not only offers a unique and original design for shoe and bag models but is also excellent for those who want products that respect the environment and animals.

Bartoli S.p.A. sees the ISO 14001 certification as a starting point for continuous improvement

The constant effort to improve the environment and protect the planet’s resources continues to guide the choice of the Tuscan company.

Tessitura Attilio Imperiali, for a sustainable fashion

Tessitura Attilio Imperiali is an ancient company which has been designing and manufacturing fabrics for 4 generations emphasizing today’s sustainability.

Kiefer Von Zoe: eco-friendly insoles for high heels, even without a shank

Cutting-edge in the production of high quality materials for assembly insoles in footwear with and without metallic midplates, the company presents its state-of-the-art eco-sustainable products: KPT and the ‘top of the range’ NPU GREEN.

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Fur & charme

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

Davos interprets the next 2019-20 autumn/winter season

Here are some novelties that enhance the style and quality: the soles produced by the Veneto company.

Sep 20, 2018

The strategies of the Brazilian leather sector

International certification, collaboration, sustainability and an important project for the 2019 Design na Pele tradeshow, in collaboration with an Italian company. Here’s just a few of the points touched upon in this interview with Rafael Andrade of CICB.

Lamonti Cuoio, values and innovation of a Made in Italy product

Craftsmanship, innovation in finishing and a careful customer service make the Tuscan company a precious reference point for those who look for TRUE Italian leather.

iTen® by Mondial Suole: the comfort of shoes of the future

The new brand adopts the ENERLYTE™ system from the Dow Chemical Company for enhanced ergonomics and sensation, designed to ensure lightness, and durability for the market of walking and sports shoes.