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The joint-managing director of Heller-Leder, Thomas Strebost, has said he stands by a film the German leather industry made last year to present the leather industry to the wider public in a better light.
The 2018 edition of FILK’s Leather Days technical conference began in Freiberg on June 13. The organisers said almost 250 delegates had travelled to Saxony in eastern Germany for the two-day event.
The agreement signed with a leading Chinese automobile manufacturer aims to develop ‘Cockpit of the Future’ technologies and sustainable mobility solutions.
Kering-owned luxury brand Gucci has said it wants to take greater control over manufacturing of its products and has revealed it plans to cut its use of independent suppliers to 40% of its leathergoods production.
Brazilian footwear industry body Abicalçados has said an eleven-day strike by truckers in the country at the end of May has had a negative impact on sales of shoes both domestically and overseas.
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