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Italiana Accessori’s open house 2017

The event that is able to mix creativity with artisan wisdom and industrialisation, now in its 8th edition, is taking place in Montevarchi until the 14th of July

The characteristics of water-based adhesives

How water-based adhesives can be successfully used in sole attaching processes.

A historic positive cycle for leather-footwear machinery

More than 38.4% in 5 years for footwear, leather-goods and tanning machinery. Despite the weak growth of world trade, exports for the sector have grown.

Lanificio Bigagli wants to reduce chemicals

The textile company is determined to merge manufacturing needs with the essential values of environmental sustainability

Eco-friendly fashion accessories by C.D.C. s.r.l.

The strategies with which C.D.C. pursues its sustainability goals

Rifra and the 100% natural ribbons

Eco Rifra, the sustainable collection proposed by Rifra Nastri, is a range of 100% natural products

Sustainability and supply chain safety, Bartoli’s key factors 

Raw materials, manufacturing process and final product: these are the cornerstones on which the company based in Carraia (province of Lucca – Italy) built its focus, in order to grant sustainable components to the footwear industry

Tessitura Attilio Imperiali for sustainable fashion

The textile company from Lurate Caccivio (Como) believes that it is possible to combine industrial manufacturing and environmental protection and that the respect for people and their future is at the heart of a company’s mission.

Prestige and research in the double appointment with Ramponi at WHITE

The unique creations of GEDEBE conquer the sixth edition of the Ramponi Prize, while the exhibition with the designers of past editions launches the project Talent Network.

Perspair, the future of the upper is already here

From Smart Textile Solutions an innovative material that is not a jersey nor a knitted base, but a very reliable woven material, made from high tenacity Polyamide, which uses the Combo Technology to bond fibers together in order to make breathable and resistant seamless uppers.

Nuova Stamor, moulding the future

Fifty years of history and a great experience at the service of a “Full Plastic” future for one of the international leaders in mould manufacturing

Arpex Textiles: Accessories that offer protection

A dynamic and versatile firm, Arpex Textiles srl represents a young and enterprising spirit in the manufacturing sector of all kinds of laces and tapes

Italbraid is continually growing

The company from Barletta bases its success on research, quality of materials and high production capacity, in addition to excellent customer care and a very fast sampling department.

Industrie Chimiche Forestali’s Outdoor proposals

The fair of Friedrichshafen is the most important event for the European Outdoor Industry. We talk to Industrie Chimiche Forestali about products dedicated to this industry

Gamar Quick Lock: Tying your shoes… will never be the same!

An innovative fastening system that ensures everyone – including athletes and lovers of fashion – will have a comfortable, functional, safe, and cool system for locking laces. The Quick Lock system by Gamar is also advantageous for footwear manufacturers, streamlining the construction of the shoe.

Fioretto, working side by side  with footwear manufacturers

Technology and great experience in the field of footwear machinery makes Fioretto a serious and reliable partner.

Cerim, between history and the future

Cerim proposes its vision of the future by updating the K78 machine, which has been decisive for the history and success of the company from Vigevano.

Comelz, with the “15 innovative eyes” of the Vision System

Fruit of the most innovative research, the new Vision system conceived by this company from Vigevano is well-suited to becoming the very best ally to the footwear industry, above all for seamless productions that are revolutionizing the way sports shoes are perceived.

Schmid’s technical/sports materials

The company of San Giuliano Milanese has always been appreciated for its materials attentive to fashion trends, and is also distinguished by a technical offering suitable for the world of sneakers and sports in general

Giardini, endless passion for finishing

Giardini Group works in different fields of the footwear and leather goods finishing world, which involve the manufacturing up to the final customer.

The excellence of the leathers made in Italy by Conceria del Chienti

Baby calves, calves, goatskins and exotic leathers are the specialities of Conceria del Chienti, which has been manufacturing high-quality leathers entirely made in Italy since 1924.

High-quality projects? Be careful not to use the wrong tools!

Antonelli Romeo is a synonym for quality in many of the sectors in which it operates for the world of footwear and leather goods: moulds, die cutting machines, accessories, laser cutting, pattern making.

MI.TE.A., not just shanks

Quality, respect of the environment and customer satisfaction

Overmec: innovation, technology, and sustainability

Sustainability of the industrial production system, environmental impact of products, workplace safety, and quality of the finished product.

Gusbi and Autec, we work better together

Their collaboration has been ongoing for the past 20 years, with reciprocal trust, and goals and milestones that are exactly the same: increasing productivity, all the while improving service and product quality

Upcoming events
Jan 23 - Jan 26, 2018
Lineapelle London
Jan 23, 2018 10:00 - 17:30
ISPO China Beijing
Jan 24 - Jan 27, 2018
Pitti Filati
Jan 24 - Jan 26, 2018
Hellenic Shoe Fair
Jan 26 - Jan 29, 2018

The Autumn-Winter 2018-19 according to Nastrotex

Next Autumn/Winter 2018 is thus getting ready for precious and original gala evenings.

Jan 11, 2018

2018 colour of the year

As usual, PANTONE® has announced the main colour of 2018: it’s 18-3838 ULTRA VIOLET

Jan 11, 2018

OutDoor’s earlier dates were a success

The number of visitors who met at Lake Constance was very high; the opinion on the new thematic division of the trade fair and its opening to the running world was positive.

Jan 11, 2018

A week of sport and a workshop on the future for ISPO

The international event to be held FROM January 28th to 31st 2018 in Munich will be an opportunity to immerse the city in a week full of events dedicated to the world of sports and to present all the new proposals in the sector and the future where digitalisation will take us

As resistant as the armadillo’s skin

The characteristic “armour” of the famous mammal represents the best metaphor for understanding the innovative qualities of the fabric made by Lenzi by FF Technology.