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Africa - Waiver hides export levy: Industry ministry of Zimbabwe
The Industry and Commerce ministry has recommended that the government allow abattoirs and other small players, who have animal hides, to export them without being charged the 75 cents export levy.
Brazil - Report on the CSCB Sustainability Forum
Ideas, experiences and trends. The most recent edition of the CSCB Sustainability Forum highlighted opportunities and possible paths for the leather sector with guest experts' knowledge and audience participation.
All China Leather Exhibition 2017 - Lanxess to focus on sustainability in Shanghai
Leather chemicals manufacturer Lanxess will present a range of solutions designed to help the leather industry become more sustainable at the 2017 All China Leather Exhibition (ACLE) in Shanghai (August 30-September 1).
Trade - Exports of US wet blue to Italy continue to rise
New figures from the US Hide, Skin and Leather Association (USHLSA) confirm total export earnings of just over $1 billion from shipments of cattle hides in the first six months of this year, an increase of 11% compared to the first six months of 2016.
Manifattura di Domodossola, a fourth generation Italian company founded in 1913, is the worldwide leader in the production of braided articles, ribbons, cords and fabrics.
The future of leather is sustainability. Or so says most consumers of today. They prefer eco-friendly material, conservative use of resources, reduced emission of pollutants and greater social commitment.
On a buzzing second day of APLF 2017 and on an equally busy stand of Syn-Bios, APLF conducted an enlightening interview with Enrico Gastadello, Chief Operating Officer (COO) of this leading Italian pigment company.
1. Tell us a bit about yourself and what you do?
My name is Yenny Adriana Garces Hernandez I am a fashion designer specializing in leather accessories, I work in Colombia at a company called Nora Lozza where I design luxury handmade handbags http://noralozza.com/.
Euletraum means owl in German. This nocturnal bird is known for its extraordinary eyesight. “Owls are farsighted and by choosing this name for our company we want to convey the message that we are looking for long term customer relationships,” explains the company’s Executive director, Kim Chang Hwan.
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