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Vietnam - World’s second-largest sport shoe exporter
Vietnam is frequently listed among the world’s top 20 footwear producers, with the Southeast Asian country now positioned among the top ten leading global footwear exporters, an industry association has said.
Trade - Trump says Nafta 'renegotiations' with Mexico and Canada to start
US President Donald Trump has said that he will soon begin "renegotiating" the North American Free Trade Agreement (Nafta) with his Canadian and Mexican counterparts.
Pakistan - Export Package – what’s in it for leather?
With so much buzz surrounding textile and the latest package, it is easy to forget that it was not for textile only; the Rs180 billion package is actually for all five export-oriented sectors: textile, leather, surgical goods, carpets, and sports goods. For now, a look at the second-biggest earner in this list leather.
Automotive - Bridge of Weir supplies leather for Singapore’s first “hypercar”
Singapore-based Vanda Electrics, a company that specialises in electric vehicles, will unveil an all-electric car at the 2017 Geneva Motor Show (March 9-19), reports Leatherbiz.
A plethora of electric passenger cars and commercial vehicles will not replace the gasoline engine in the next few years, but it’s really just a matter of time.
Design is all that matters, according to Sappi’s Research Director, Nicholas Yardy. “We really spend a lot of time focusing on haptics, drag, touch and how the customers interact with the things we make. There is a lot of science behind it but at the end of the day, it is how it feels that counts,”
Since its inception in 1973, the Italian machines manufacturer Escomar has seen it all: from the mechanical machine to today’s electronic machines that can be remotely controlled Escomar has participated in the development and the automation of the tannery industry.
The theme of the III World Leather Congress (WLC) will be “The Leather Revolution” and it will take place in Shanghai, one day before the inauguration of the 20th edition of the All China Leather Exhibition (ACLE).
Thorsten....of GST Autoleather, in a wide ranging interview, talks in depth about the issues involved in the declining raw material quality.
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