All news categorized as "Materials and Technology"
Apego aims at the innovative evolution of footwear  [SIMAC 2018]

Apego collaborates with the best actors of the footwear market for a real evolution of the sector. The new products seen at Simac were extremely successful.

Increasingly more automation and precision in applying studs  [SIMAC 2018]

The novelties presented by Sagitta consist of an automatic recognition system for the placement of the studs and a collaboration with Roland.

ATOMLAB imagines the future  [SIMAC 2018]

At SIMAC Tanning Tech 2018 ATOMLab presents RoboShop, the work & shop of the future

Maximum levels of automation for Anzani  [SIMAC 2018]

The company from Parabiago (Milan) has presented two important innovations that continue the path towards automation, which is increasingly requested by the footwear industry.

ANGELERI and intelligent gluing systems  [SIMAC 2018]

Founded in Vigevano in 1964, the company is specialized in the design and production of cementing machines, mainly for the sectors of footwear and leather goods.

Perfect customisation from GTO  [SIMAC 2018]

GTO continues to develop its own pad printing machines that allow the best brands on the market to customise their creations with quality.

ARES, a new generation of rotary arm punch cutting machines  [SIMAC 2018]

The Italian company (Vigevano) continues to innovate, bringing into the world of punch cutting machines a technology that was not considered applicable to traditional machines.

SEIT for the laser processing of the insole  [SIMAC 2018]

Seit Elettronica is a world leader in the production of laser machines and induction generators in medium and high frequency.

CAMOGA in pursuit of perfection  [SIMAC 2018]

A machine for the qualitative analysis of steering wheels in leather and an automatic loader for splitting machines. The Cormano company (Milan) seeks perfection and efficiency.

Metallurgica Lombarda continues to grow  [SIMAC 2018]

One of the major suppliers of nails and pins acquires A.Barbaglia dominating more and more the sector.

F.LLI ALBERTI, great success at 2018 Simac fair

One of the most visited companies during the last edition of the Milan machinery fair.

SAMEC, the evolution of footwear moulds  [SIMAC 2018]

For over thirty years Samec Group has been designing and manufacturing a wide range of even custom-made, footwear moulds. Made […]

Materials? Everything changes. Material Exchange arrives

How could the world of fashion supply revolutionize? Try to imagine a concrete response to the Material Exchange platform

The T/72 Touch Screen of Tecno2 is undergoing a renewal  [SIMAC 2018]

The new universal hydraulic sole press is equipped with a digital touch screen and colour panel that makes it easy to use.

BASF launches a smartphone App  [SIMAC 2018]

The new App for BASF footwear allows everyone to become a footwear expert at the touch of a button.

ALC presents the KYO.LAM System for the footwear and leather goods sector  [SIMAC 2018]

KYO 1.6 LCU is a laminator/calendering machine with incorporated cutting, which is perfect for the world of footwear and leather goods

Stitching, stamping and levelling. The new proposals by Fioretto  [SIMAC 2018]

Fioretto presented many new products in 2018 for different fields of application: stitching, stamping and levelling.

GOTER was present at the SIMAC fair with its strong products  [SIMAC 2018]

The Abruzzo company, which boasts a productivity of over 200 tons per day, continues to be successful with its Goprene and GOLight.

Cutting and removal of the heel, the novelties of SABAL  [SIMAC 2018]

The most important innovations presented at the fair by the Vigevano company are two, which finds an innovative solution above all on the removal of the heel.

BRAMAC continues to focus on X-Draw  [SIMAC 2018]

Bramac, a company from Montegranaro founded in 1965, is a trading company of shoe machines serving the Italian and foreign markets.

Automation, innovation, production efficiency: these are the key words of Main Group Technologies  [SIMAC 2018]

Consolidating the presence on the most important international markets and continuing research on technologies and materials: these are the objectives set for 2018.

ELETTROTECNICA B.C. improves its machines  [SIMAC 2018]

A new heel lasting machine for the company from Vigevano, which also presents its interesting cooperation with ALC.

Ro.Bin is renewed and becomes Light  [SIMAC 2018]

The Ro.bin Light by robot system arrives 10 years after the launch on the market of the previous model, the natural engineering evolution.

The Fit Station project is put at the centre

By mid-2018 DESMA machines will be connected to the system (now present in 16 stores in the United States) and will begin the real production of super-customized models

Footwear Innovation Lab presents “Virtual Shoe Design”

During the last edition of SIMAC in February 2018, Footwear Innovation Lab (F.i.L.) presented an new application for 3D Shoe […]

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Recycling, transformation and reuse of waste in the Fashion System

The analysis of the end of life of products, considered as “those activities necessary for the reuse of a product at the end of its useful life” (Parlikad and Macfarlane, 2004), is part of the eco-efficiency concept expressed in the “Cradle to Cradle” manifesto by McDonough and Braungart: “We will have to learn to imitate nature’s highly effective cradle-to-cradle nutrient flow and metabolism, in which the very concept of waste does not exist”.

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.

GreenSole, even shoes have a second chance

The Indian company has developed a very efficient system to recover used and “throw-away” shoes to turn them into new models donated to those who still walk barefoot.

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.

The infinite wardrobe of DressYouCan

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