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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 […]

Fagus-Grecon expands its production capacity in the mould-making department  [SIMAC 2018]

High productivity combined with flexibility and highest precision were the decisive factors in favour of the new machining centre.

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SS19 – OMNIPEL TECHNOLOGIES and the third dimension

Surfaces with a strong personality that offer an interpretation of fashion that does not accept half measures.

INTERCOM proposals for water based glues  [SIMAC 2018]

The offer of the first company in Italy to promote the application with spray systems of water-based glues is always interesting

Information at the heart of automation  [SIMAC 2018]

Production chains are gradually shifting towards models of automated systems. A process that will be guided by the processing of information able to “surprise” consumers and steer the production systems.

Lasered insoles  [SIMAC 2018]

Ot-las designs and manufactures CO2 laser systems for processing materials.

Present and future of automation  [SIMAC 2018]

We asked some of the most important players dedicated to footwear in the automation sector to explain the path taken by this revolution.

The technology of the leather supply chain is confirmed to be in excellent health  [SIMAC 2018]

In the first eleven months of 2017 the sector underwent a growth of 10% in both production and exports

Volonté renews the trolley conveyor  [SIMAC 2018]

Perfect for Industry 4.0, the new model is completely programmable either on the machine or remotely

INESCOP: footwear 3d printing with ICad3d+ solutions  [SIMAC 2018]

Thanks to the software Icad3D+ (developeD by INESCOP) 3d printing of a whole shoe model in an easy and efficient way is already a reality

SS19 – SCHMID natural mood

The starting point for the next SS 2019 is the ‘natural element’ interpreted in a metamorphic key.

MMSolution, many milling and cutting solutions  [SIMAC 2018]

Many are the innovative proposals from the Fucecchio company in order to process materials such as microporous materials, cork and the like.

Talamonti’s Saturno 5, automatic CAD/CAM cutting system and unloading  [SIMAC 2018]

Saturno 5 has been designed to guarantee a high level of productivity, a perfect cut in the template on both sides of the product (thanks to a rigid cutting surface) and to guarantee considerable saving in materials, workforce and energy consumption.

ARPEX TEXTILE, between luminosity  and urban style

It’s a summer made of contrasts the one imagined by Arpex Textile, leader in production and distribution of textile accessories, laces and shoe ribbons.

CIUCANI celebrates 40 years  [SIMAC 2018]

Last April Ciucani Mocassino Machinery celebrated the 40th anniversary of the foundation by Mario Ciucani.

Italian company SPS develops the application of decorations  [SIMAC 2018]

Automatic cup, cone and rivet fixing. This is the main characteristic of the 86.08.R model presented by SPS.

ABC, looking for space  [SIMAC 2018]

The ABC solutions for the world of footwear and leather goods organize and optimize spaces of a production laboratory.


A magnificent combination of colours and geometric fantasies made of stripe patterns, optical prints and repetitions of squares.

LACAD and the frontier of the rotating vertical storage system  [SIMAC 2018]

One of the best solutions to the problems of management, collection and rapid retrieval of components, semi-finished and finished products; a solution that is applicable in various companies.

The new TPS TWIN by Technopoly  [SIMAC 2018]

The new machine with DOUBLE CASTING ARM allows simultaneous dosing of PUs and the latest generation polyurethane materials (gel type) for the production of soles and outsoles.

BeUnico for photorealistic rendering

A simple and effective system that can change the way of designing, selecting, selling, varying and advertising a footwear collection.

Important new 3D scanner for shoes from Scanny 3D

A new version of the rotary 3D LASER SCANNER dedicated to the footwear industry that increases scanning quality, accuracy and speed.

Farewell to Cavaliere Giovanni Bergozza, founder and soul of Bergi S.p.A

The farewell service for the Cavaliere Giovanni Bergozza, the founder and soul of Bergi S.p.A, who died on March 30, will be celebrated today at 4 pm in the Cathedral of Ognissanti in Arzignano.

COLLI F.G.B., all trimming solutions  [SIMAC 2018]

COLLI F.G.B. has been producing trimming machines for soles, uppers, footwear, leather goods and various technical items for over 60 years only in Vigevano.

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Fashion Change: a change of standards in fashion

A book that expresses the experience of Out of Fashion, the first training course dedicated to sustainable fashion, outlining the roadmap for a fashion with greater awareness and attentiveness to environmental and ethical themes.

With Appleskin, Khriò D+ sneakers are sustainable and circular

At the beginning there was Orange Fiber adopted by Ferragamo for a capsule collection of accessories. Then, the drive of sustainable fashion kicked off many other projects that make the most of the potential offered up by organic fibres: this is the case of D+ di Khriò.

Jun 13, 2018

Nike Flyleather: the super material for sustainability

The giant in sportswear continues to research sustainable materials and presents a revolutionary leather destined to repeat the success of Nike Flyknit.

Jun 12, 2018

Loved by All – The Story of Apa Sherpa

After the numerous prizes and awards won at international film festivals, the incredible short movie “Loved by All – The […]

Jun 12, 2018

G-SHOCK : the indestructible watch is 35 years old

How many watches must be destroyed before creating an indestructible one? The winning formula comes from Japan and bears the name of G-shock.