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Shoes&Leather Guangzhou returns to enliven sector negotiations

Machinery and technology will be the main protagonists of the 28th edition of the event that will be held from 30 May to 1 June at the China Import and Export trade fair complex – Area B.

ISA TanTec acquires Auburn Leather lace business

The producer of eco-friendly leathers announced that the acquisition of Auburn Leather’s brand, business and activities will be finalised in the second quarter of 2018

At Simac, Comelz presents software for calculating consumption

Matteo Pasca, general manager of the ARSUTORIA design school speaks with one of Comelz’s technicians about the advantages of Caligola ST-Plus

Amann inaugurates the new Sewing Technology Center

The German group Amann is known not only for its threads production, but also for its excellent service. Today, this service moves up to a completely new level, with the transformation of the Sewing Advisory department into the cutting-edge Sewing Technology Center.

Desma brings SIMAC the direct injection technology of the future

At the fair, Desma presents innovative direct injection technology that arises from the growing demand for customised productions by the footwear industry.

Andrea Pfister, the myth of footwear myths

The memory of a shoe artist who knew how to enchant women with extemporaneous, sublime and never vulgar creations. Andrea Pfister died on January 24 at his home in France.

Matto Renzi meets with Fermano’s businesses

Among the issues discussed, the footwear industry crisis, Made in labelling, and the tax wedge

Conceria Montebello: heartfelt passion and intelligent hands

“Fifty years ago my father looked to the future and gave life to this company: If he could see it today, I am sure he would be proud of it, but despite its great achievements to date, he would still ask: what’s next?”

The 20th UITIC Congress in Porto

The latest edition of the International Technical Footwear Congress to be held from 16 to 18 May 2018 at the Sheraton Hotel in Porto will be based on the theme “From fashion to factory: a new technological age”.

Gruppo Mastrotto, new openings in America and Asia

The leading European tannery continues with its unstoppable plans for international expansion and opens a new branch in Los Angeles, while reinforcing its presence in the Asian market.

NB Renaissance Partners acquires 80% of Comelz

An investment meant to support Comelz during its new phase of development on international markets

Caligola4: design and project management

Comelz presents Caligola4, the most powerful instrument for industrial design

CSCB:  Brazilian leather certifies its sustainability

Economy, environment, social responsibility, and sustainable management: Brazilian leather takes on an ally for the sustainable future of its tanning industry, using these four pillars as its cornerstones. This is the basis of CSCB, Brazilian Leather Sustainability Certification, which is backed by the Centre for the Brazilian Tanning Industry (CICB), for the promotion of best business practices by the Brazilian tanning industry, in order to reply to the growing demand for sustainable products and processes by international markets.

Pakistani designers at ARSUTORIA School

Last June, for the second time, a group of students from Lahore’s Pakistan Institute of Fashion and Design attended Milan’s Footwear Collection Design Course

Tecnomodel has a new headquarters

On Sunday 14 May 2017, the new headquarters in Porto Sant’Elpidio was officially opened by the Marche-based company, which has been operating in the fashion industry for 25 years specialising in the creation of luxury handcrafted footwear for men and women

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.

Vietnam and footwear: opportunities and threats

The Vietnam Footwear Summit of Ho Chi Mihn City

Coim: the new Urexter DP 1209 and Urexter Air 32016 systems

Founded in 1962, Coim, an italian multinational company specialized in the field of chemical specialty products, has its headquarters in Milan and a production site in Offanengo, in the province of Cremona, which extends over a surface area of more than 300,000 square meters

Fagus-GreCon: new corporate logo

Fagus-GreCon modernizes its corporate image.

Schmid continues to believe in young people

The world’s leading brand for the production of converters in the footwear and leather goods sector has been collaborating with the most important fashion and design schools for many years, promoting the growth of young talented designers and demonstrating that they are always looking to the future of fashion.

The first 50 years of Montebello Tannery

A festive Lineapelle event and a meeting point for customers, visitors and press representatives: Franco Dalle Mese celebrated 50 years […]

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Jun 28, 2018

Arsutoria Trends Guide AW1920 – Arctic Explorer

The world of arctic explorers plays with unusual materials which are in contrast with the futuristic environments of the metropolis in a science fiction imaginary.

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.

iTen®, ergonomics and softness for the new soles line

Mondial Suole improves the comfort of footwear with its new brand iTen®. The new brand adopts the ENERLYTETM system by The Dow Chemical Company for more ergonomics and softness to the touch.

Jun 27, 2018

“For us sustainability is a way of working”

The past year has closed with positive figures for Italian tanners, but the global context is still weak and unstable. President Gianni Russo points out that the sector invests 4% of its turnover in sustainable projects: a burdensome effort to be proud of, but which must be communicated better.

Jun 27, 2018

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.