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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.




TFL eco-friendly processes for sustainable materials

In answer to the growing demand by international markets for sustainable and alternative materials to leather, TFL proposes TFL Hydro PU.

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.

Apego is awarded EcoVadis Silver Recognition Level

The company, which is a leader in the design and production of footwear moulds, underwent an assessment that monitors its environmental and social performance, obtaining CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) recognition.

An integrated approach for a more sustainable footwear

The global trends have impact in the fashion industry, including footwear, and have to be integrated in the development of new products. The market is changing as well as the preferences and behaviour of consumers. The consumer of today have access to much more information,
is more demanding and looks for fashion, difference, comfort and sustainable consumer goods.

Annie Gestroemi at White with Ramponi

Created with the aim of highlighting and giving visibility to young talents in the world of fashion, winner of the tenth edition of Premio Ramponi is Annie M. Fabbioni, who debuted at White with the new Annie Gestroemi collection.

SPOTLIGHT – WRÅD

Matteo Ward (co-founder and CEO), Silvia Giovanardi (creative director) and Victor Santiago (art and talent director) are three young entrepreneurs and the creative minds behind WRÅD, which is not only an emerging brand, but a real movement that acts as a spokesperson for important issues aimed at triggering a sustainable revolution in the fashion world.

Copenhagen Fashion Summit 2018  “From words to action” is the theme of this year’s edition

The balance sheet on the progress made and a road map on the actions to be taken in order to change the fashion reference models were presented at the world’s leading business event on sustainability in fashion. There is now an urgent need for companies to support and accelerate change

Scott: passion, standing side-by-side with athletes

Sixty years of innovation, technology and design at the service of bikes, motorbikes, the world of running and winter sports equipment: this is the story of Scott, a story filled with passion and constant innovation.

Michelin Soles: ad hoc solutions for the shoe

“From Tyres to soles” is the challenge that Michelin Technical Soles sets itself every day, with the intent of taking the special characteristics typical of its tyre world and transmitting them to the world of footwear.

ARSUTORIA and FDRA sign a memorandum of understanding for training courses in the USA

The Italian ARSUTORIA school will make available to US brands its many years of experience in teaching style and product engineering.

A school, a job: Lorenzo Ciminari, former student of ARSUTORIA school, at Tod’s.

The training path of Lorenzo Ciminari from the Marche region was a success. After attending the ARSUTORIA school, he completed his training at the pattern-making department of one of the most prestigious footwear brands in Italy.

Comelz multi-ply system for fabrics

Leader in cutting machines for the footwear and leathr goods industry, Comelz has developed an innovative system of multi-ply that optimizes the work phases.

Industrie Chimiche Forestali becomes ICF Group

The assets of Forestali – acquired 100% by a SPAC listed on the AIM Italia market – transforms the company into one of the few Italian chemical companies listed on the stock exchange. We focus on exports, new products and strategic aggregations.

Obuv, below forecasts

Four days of medium-fine and luxury footwear in Moscow did not completely satisfy the forecasts made on the eve of the event, with a drop-off in attendance numbers and great attentiveness to prices by buyers.

Simac Tanning Tech

Great achievements at Simac Tanning Tech: the three days from 20 to 22 February 2018 at FieraMilano ended with remarkable results, registering +18% in visitors, as well as a significant increase in foreign turnout (+19%).

A change in management for the Piccola Industria of Confindustria Piemonte: it’s Gabriella Marchioni Bocca’s turn

Gabriella Marchioni Bocca, President of ASSOMAC, last week also became president of Piccola Industria di Confindustria Piemonte.

AEC presents a preview of the Fall/Winter 2019-2020 fashion trends

At a distance of one week from Futurmoda’s end, AEC returned to the Elche Exhibition and Congress Centre for the presentation of the Fall/Winter 2019-2020 fashion trends.

Lineapelle, awards innovation and personality

Numbers, contents and trends confirm that Lineapelle maintains its leadership position as a leading international event for the global fashion and luxury industry, seeking innova- tive and stylistic stimuli in the field of leather and raw materials, accessories and components.

The students of the IFTS course to become a “Higher Technician for the Lombardy shoe sector” train in shoe factories

The company internships of the students who have finished the theoretical-practical training period, to which the ARSUTORIA school has contributed, have begun.

Elitron: innovation and automation in cutting systems

SIMAC 2018 confirms the growing trend for Elitron’s cutting solutions thanks to innovation and automation. Clear success for the 5 digital cutting solutions on display at Simac 2018. Workflow optimization for leather and roll materials cutting ranks at the top of industry bucket list for the upcoming future.

Fimec, the best edition yet of the last three years

Organisers, exhibiting companies, and visitors confirm that the 42nd edition of Fimec was the best edition yet of the last three years, perfectly adhering to the motto “The only one with it all”.

ISA TrimTec labels receive Leather Standard certification by OEKO-TEX

A prestigious certification of sustainability for ISA TrimTec’s products, as well as a safety guarantee for consumers.

ISA TanTec acquires Auburn Leather

ISA TanTec announces the acquisition of Auburn Leather: at the end of Q2 2018, the group will come into full possession of the brand, the activity, and the assets of the American manufacturer of leather laces.

Shoes and Leather Vietnam: more room for business

The 20th edition of the Vietnamese fair dedicated to footwear, leather goods, machinery, and technology expands its exhibiting area to 15 thousand square meters in order to host a greater number of exhibitors.

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

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Nov 06, 2018

ARSUTORIA school, student shoes and bags parade on the catwalk

The 12 shoeS and the 3 bags prototypes designed and created by students of the Milanese school, in collaboration with some important Italian companies, were shown on the catwalk during the 2018 edition of Fashion Graduate Italia.

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.