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Collagen is one of the main proteins found in vertebrates (or back-boned animals). It may come as no surprise that people have been using it for millennia for a wide range of applications and is currently considered one of the main by-products of the meat industry. But it’s also the protein in the hides and skins that is affected by tanning hides and creating leather. Reports by One 4 Leather
Bata India Ltd The company was founded in the year 1984 by Tomas Batra. It is headquartered in Lausanne, Switzerland. Bata India product range includes Footwear, Accessories and Clothing. Besides India, it is serving Africa, Asia, Europe and Latin America. The company is Swiss multinational shoe maker based in Lausanne, Switzerland. It is one of the Top 10 Leather Manufacturing Companies in India.
France exported finished leather worth €62.6 million in the first four months of 2020, a decline of 40% year on year, reports Leatherbiz.
With the summer holidays upon us, tanners and many others in the industry are bringing things to a close for the next two or three weeks. As the July 28 edition of our exclusive Leather Pipeline market intelligence report says, what awaits on the other end of the break is a mix of covid-related uncertainty, growing opportunities and a continuation of challenges that have long faced the leather industry. Report by Leatherbiz.
An uneventful week in the international hide markets as reported by Hidenet’s Vera Dordick.
In the US Heavy Texas steers traded in the range of US $15-17 with slaughter at 646,000.
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