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In recent years, leather has been making a comeback. Not just in fashion, but in many applications as a luxurious choice with natural benefits. Leather remains a popular car interior option, but it’s also a material under intense scrutiny. Critical consumers and negative campaigning from animal rights activists are the flip sides of the renewed love for leather. Though not always justified, there is one good reason for this critical view: transparency.
The French-based luxury group acquired a minority stake in the Santa Croce sull'Arno (Florence) tannery Masoni Industria Conciaria SpA stock package. The deal was made through the LVMH division Métiers d' Art
Paul Pearson, who has acted as Secretary to the International Council of Tanners (ICT) since January 1998, has announced his retirement.
Testament to the low environmental imact veg-tanni9ng with quebracho has and how reforestation ensures a constant source of thsi traditional tanning product
Portugal’s main leather industry body, APIC, has published an article in a national newspaper to defend the industry against negative reports that have appeared in recent weeks, according to Leatherbiz.
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