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I am proud to be part of the leather industry, an industry that has been making huge progress to manufacture a sustainable material, bringing comfort, luxury and joy to consumers, writes Egbert Dikkers, Global Director Sustainability at Smit & Zoon.
APLF has been the main leather trading platform in the world for four decades. Such a history has made the series of Virtual APLF trade shows, which will happen 100% online, organized by APLF and strategic partners, one of the most awaited events in the leather industry's calendar in the first trimester of 2021.
Inspiramais Digital was the space chosen by Couroquímica tannery to present an unprecedented product developed especially for this event: the Vernice is a soft, shiny, wet look leather. Inspiramais Digital will take place on January 26 and 27. Register now at Inspiramais Digital.
After one of its poorest beef export performances in 2019, when Paraguay only managed to export 32,000 tons of boneless beef, the country has bounced back in 2020 despite facing the challenges posed by the coronavirus pandemic.
The consumer, says the Italian National Union of the Tanning Industry (UNIC), must know if what he buys is natural, then he will be the one to choose. The alternative solutions? “Don't call it eco-leather. Because eco is not”. Traditional producers, on the other hand, promise to be an example of a circular economy. Article by Marco Morello published in the January 2021 edition of Vogue Italia. Translation from Italian by Richard Smith of APLF.