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In the leather industry, nearly all manufacturers are operating with slim profit margins. As a result, there is a growing interest in finding cost efficient sources of raw material.

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Choosing that perfect bag can often be intimidating. After all, a bag can say a lot about who you are and what you do. Rest assured though that there are plenty of options to choose from that come in a variety of colors, materials and sizes

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This August, over 4,000 Harley-Davidson dealers from all around the world will meet in Nashville, Tennessee. The Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center will host dealers and vendors from over 60 countries for the three-day exclusive event.

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Pakistan exports on the rise

Saturday, July 14, 2018


While some major players - notably Vietnam and Bangladesh - report falling export volumes, Pakistan’s most recent figures show an 8% increase in leather goods sold from the country.

Tannery moves hit Bangladesh leather exports

Friday, July 13, 2018


Widespread structural changes to the country’s tanning infrastructure have been blamed for a 27% drop in Bangladesh’s earnings from the export of leather. The news comes in the middle of a nationwide effort to relocate a number of tanneries to concentrate leather production and improve efficiency.

Nine more companies sign on to Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals (ZDHC) scheme

Thursday, July 12, 2018


Among those signing on to the Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals (ZDHC) Roadmap to Zero Programme are Eurofins, Hermes Hansecontrol Group and Testex.

Sustainability the way forward – EU

Wednesday, July 11, 2018


A recent event on transparency and traceability in garment value chains hosted in Brussels by the UN Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE), the International Trade Centre (ITC) and the European Commission (EC) was the latest European Development Days occasion aimed at helping European companies.

COTANCE president Kindermann in Brussels to defend leather authenticity

Monday, July 9, 2018


COTANCE president Andreas Kindermann (Wollsdorf Leather, Austria) was received by DG GROW director Slawomir Tokarski to address the state of play of the leather authenticity dossier.

Lectra fashion PLM 4.0 ranked No. 1 by industry experts

Friday, July 6, 2018


WhichPLM finds Lectra outperforms the competition in terms of technical functionality and user experience.