Focus on Materials and components
To hear shoe manufacturers’ point of view we went to the Parabiago district to meet two of the most important companies at a national level that produce Made in Italy footwear. The first one is Roveda: producers of elegant women’s shoes for various luxury brands and emerging designers.Learn more about this topic …
To hear shoe manufacturers’ point of view we went to the Parabiago district to meet two of the most important companies at a national level that produce Made in Italy footwear. Fratelli Rossetti, is a multinational family business, boasts an extraordinary heritage in the elegant men’s shoe.Learn more about this topic …
We have tried to understand what the most pressing issues were on the table of those who work in the footwear lining sector. Certifications, naturalness, sustainability and speed are the most debated topicsLearn more about this topic …
The return of leather into the luxury segment will further encourage the growth of the market’s quality linings, of which Mesi is one of the reference pointsLearn more about this topic …
We talk about the challenges and opportunities of the sector with the Lombardy-based tannery that has been operating for over half a century, one of the very few Italian companies specialised in luxury liningsLearn more about this topic …
Materials and components news from our blog
Ecotan is an innovative leather tanning technology developed by Silvateam, world leader in the production of natural tannins, in order to produce a new class of leather that has excellent performance standards, is safe for all and is a truly bio-circular material.
An agreement has been signed for the acquisition of the Morel branch, a historic Italian brand, leader in components (toepuffs and counters) for high-end footwear and leather goods.
A unique, patented, jacquard weaving technology, which makes it possible to seamlessly integrate functional and design weaving into a single sheet of material.
Alteray is the exclusive Biasiotto technology that allows materials to change colour in sunlight or under UV rays.
Ecoalf and Michelin have jointly developed their first sole made from waste materials whose rubber comes from sole production waste and not from tyres.
AMANN develops products in a targeted manner in order to make them not only more sustainable, but also more environmentally friendly through the use of selected recycling and natural materials.
The project explores a new approach to shoe design along with with geology terms
Riri completes its transition towards an exclusive use of recycled polyester for zip's tapes.
C.T. Point S.p.A. meets your needs by offering yarn solutions that respect the environment and make even the smallest details in footwear sustainable.
Texon, a global leader in sustainable footwear components, materials for consumer accessories and performance fabrics, has appointed Bryan Whitfield as its new Group Sales Director.
The womanswear collection designed by Simone Guirardelli, a hymn to the sustainability and excellence of Tuscan leather, presented at Milan Fashion Week
For over 70 years a supplier of sustainable, high quality, and high-performance material solutions, Texon has re-engineered Sportflex, one of its most popular box toe puff materials for the footwear industry, into a more sustainable key, which is now offered in an eco and bio version
Specialised in the production of Made in Italy metallic accessories for over 40 years, today Moro Minuterie presents the new range of hooks and eyelets for trekking, sports, and outdoor activities capable of combining high technical performance with a high level of functionality and aesthetics.
The banking group founded and directed by Corrado Passera has underwritten a 6-year financial operation of 6.5 million euros in favour of the historic Porto Recanati sole manufacturer and its sustainable development plan.