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MID Directive: Ger Machinery, the first to be Mid certified

Posted  August 1, 2016  by  Debora Pevarelli

It’s been years since GER Electtronica presented its innovative conveyor belt leather measuring machine, a ground-breaking machine that was able to cut costs and increase productivity for many businesses. It was 1978 and this technology changed the course of history. Today, more than three decades later, GER Elettronica still guides the sector and confirms its market […]

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Cleto Sagripanti new president of the European Confederation of Footwear Industry

Posted  June 4, 2015  by  Silvia

The current president of Assocalzaturifici, Cleto Sagripanti, is the new president of the European Confederation of Footwear Indisutry (CEC). On the occasion of the General Assembly of the Confederation held in Istanbul on May 27, Sagripanti was awarded unanimously as successor to Frenchman Jean-Pierre Renaudin (see picture). Cleto Sagripanti is a successful entrepreneur in the […]

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Record data for the export of footwear in Indonesia

Posted  May 20, 2015  by  Silvia

For the Indonesian market in the footwear industry, this is definitely a favorable historic moment. The data provided by the Ministry of Industry regarding the export, are encouraging and after having closed the year 2014 with 4.1 billion in sales, they seem to show a strong trend growth, so as to achieve a turnover of […]

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Italian footwear exports + 3.6%

Posted  May 11, 2015  by  Silvia

Good news for the Italian footwear exports, which saw close the last quarter of 2014 with an increase of 3.6% in value to the national export of footwear and components. To disclose is Assocalzaturifici, outlining how to grow have been particularly districts of Tuscany and Veneto, while totaled about 3% downturns to Marche, Puglia and […]

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First edition of Leatherworld Middle East in Dubai

Posted  May 6, 2015  by  Silvia

Today will end the three days of fair Leatherworld Middle East in Dubai, organized by Epoc Messe Frankfurt and inaugurated on May 4. This is the first trade fair in the region facing the whole industry chain of the skin, with tanneries (semi-finished and finished products), chemicals and machinery and finished leather (shoes, bags, fashion accessories, […]

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The students of Solofra won the contest “Friends for Leather 2015”

Posted  March 13, 2015  by  Silvia

As has become tradition, even during the last edition of Lineapelle, the italian students form the middle school of the tanning districts competed in the “Friends for Leather 2015” (Amici per la Pelle) contest. The competition organized by UNIC, is now in its fourth edition, and has seen the unfolding of the closing ceremony at the […]

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International Exhibition APLF – MM&T Hong Kong 30 March-1 Aprile 2011

Posted  March 25, 2011  by  Mattia

Great expectations for the International Exhibition APLF – MM & T to be held in Hong Kong from March 30 to April 1, 2011. APLF – MM & T is one of the most important global events for the leather industry. The event began in 1984 and since then more specialized professionals don’t never miss […]

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AICLST 2012: for a zero waste industry

Posted  November 12, 2012  by  Mattia

A conference in Taipei to discuss about all of the new necessary proposals to improve the manufacturing of leather products, respecting the environment. From November 12th to 14th 2012 the 9th edition of AICLST 2012 (Asian International Conference on Leather Science and Technology) will take place in Taipei, at the Howard International House Taipei. The […]

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Positive signals from the second edition of Lineapelle Milan

Posted  March 4, 2015  by  Silvia

Positive signs for the leather industry come from the second edition of the Lineapelle Milano 2015 (the most important international exhibition dedicated to leather, accessories, components, synthetics and models for footwear, leather goods, clothing and furniture) that closed its doors last Friday, February 28, at Fieramilano. A good number of visitors and an encouraging demonstrations […]

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The art of leather: The sculptures of Joao Carvalho

Posted  November 30, 2011  by  Mattia

Leather to express body art and hyperrealism. Natural or dyed calfskin takes the form of a sculpture. Neither marble nor stone, but only leather can replace skin to immortalise the beauty of a nude female body. This is the art of Joao Carvalho, a Portuguese tanner who literally transforms his working material into a work […]

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Expo Riva Schuh confirms its international importance

Posted  July 1, 2014  by  Silvia

The Fair just ended in Riva del Garda (TN), the Expo Riva Schuh, in its edition of June 2014 has seen a very strong presence of foreign exhibitors. About 1307 companies exhibiting, and nearly a thousand (956) came from abroad. The nearly 11 000 visitors to the 82 th edition of the event, sanctioned once […]

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Anteprima by LINEAPELLE September 2013: back to sobriety and red

Posted  September 13, 2013  by  Silvia

It ended the September edition of Anteprima by LINEAPELLE fair, an event in which more than 100 Italian and European producers of leathers, fabrics, small parts and components for footwear, leather goods and clothing presented their new collections to researchers and buyers of high-end market, coming from over 40 countries all over the world. The […]

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Shanghai is ready for the edition 2014 of ACLE

Posted  August 25, 2014  by  Silvia

After the summer break, the international events of the tanning industry restart. The ACLE Fair (All China Leather Exhibition) will open the season in Shanghai.This is an event recognized as the most important for international companies seeking opportunities and new business in the large Asian market. The fair will open its doors next September 3 […]

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Italian exports in the first quarter of 2014

Posted  September 21, 2014  by  Silvia

In the first quarter of this year exports of Italian tanning industry have continued to maintain an upward trend after the end of 2013, which has registered a great increase of 11%. At the beginning of 2014, between January and March, exports grew in value by 4.8%, despite a slight decline in volumes (-0.9%). The […]

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ACLE, All China Leather: valuations on the September 2013 edition

Posted  September 17, 2013  by  Silvia

One of the most important fairs in the tanning industry has just ended, the All China Leather in Shanghai has in fact closed its doors last September 6, bringing to light a number of issues to think about. Turkey, Brazil, India, Pakistan and of course China, the countries with the largest number of tanneries exhibitors, […]

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