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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 2014 edition of the World Footwear Congress will take place in Mexico

Posted  November 13, 2014  by  Silvia

The 5th edition of the World Footwear Congress, organized by CEC, The European Confederation of the Footwear Industry , will take place in Léon (Mexico) on the 24th and 25th of November. A two-day event dedicated to the discussion of current issues and overall impact on the footwear industry with speakers from various countries and […]

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Prada saves tannerie Mégisserie Hervy

Posted  November 12, 2014  by  Silvia

The Milan group, in joint venture with Superior, gained the productive assets of the French factory. Prada has signed an agreement to acquire the historic Tannerie Megisserie Hervy in Isle, near Limoges, with an investment, according to press reports, of about one million Euros. The acquisition was made in a joint-venture with the Superior Tannery SpA of […]

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Apple Watch also speaks italian

Posted  November 10, 2014  by  Silvia

It is not yet on the market, but it is already destined to become one of the most wanted must-have in recent years. The Apple Watch, novelty of the Cupertino company, is a jewel of technology and design that many are looking forward to. In the first Apple watch, however, there are not only design […]

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Pop-art as the main theme of “Friends for Leather 2014/15″

Posted  October 29, 2014  by  Silvia

Pop-art will be the main theme of the new edition of “Friends for Leather”, the educational project created by the Young Tanners in 2010 and now reached to its fifth edition in a growing consensus that made it in these years eagerly awaited by the students of the leather districts. The project extended by UNIC […]

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Montebello Tannery project partner of Geox for Valemour

Posted  October 14, 2014  by  Silvia

Not charity, but a business project. After its last season debut, Geox presents its new collection of sneakers and bags, made ​​in collaboration with Valemour and the Foundation “More than a Dream Onlus”. The project Geox for Valemour born to create something unique: an opportunity to create real work for people with intellectual disabilities through […]

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Officine Cartigliano is one of the 20 most innovative Italian companies

Posted  October 7, 2014  by  Silvia

The prestigious award “Companies for Innovation – Andrea Pininfarina“, awarded by Confindustria, has awarded in this edition Officine Cartigliano, an associate of ASSOMAC. The Vicenza based Officine Cartigliano, a manufacturer of tanning machines, has been distinguished for research, innovation and the promotion of the territory, all of these aspects have enabled the company to get […]

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Bangladesh: Government’s ultimatum for the tanneries transferring

Posted  October 7, 2014  by  Silvia

By March 2015 the tanneries of Bangladesh will have to be compulsorily transferred from the district of Hazaribagh, Dhaka, to Savar. This is the ultimatum imposed by the Minister of Industry Bengali Amir Hossain Amu, which provides for the cancellation of the plots reserved at Savar Leather Industry Park and their reassignment to other entrepreneurs, […]

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The new production pole of Bottega Veneta will rise in Brendola

Posted  September 30, 2014  by  Silvia

Brendola (VI) is preparing to become an important point of reference for the international fashion market, thanks to an agreement signed by the City with the Kering group, owned by the brand Bottega Veneta, that will lead to the realization of the main production center controlled by the mark, leader in the global fashion industry. […]

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The fourth edition of theMICAM Shanghai, 24 to 26 September 2014

Posted  September 25, 2014  by  Silvia

The fourth edition of theMICAM Shanghai started yesterday, September 24, 2015, it’s the international trade fair for footwear and leather accessories, organized by Assocalzaturifici and Fiera Milano, with the support of Ita – Italian Trade Agency. The event brings in China the collections for spring-summer 2015 250 of the brands from 13 countries, and above […]

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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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