Stephen Sothmann, President of the U.S. Hide, Skin and Leather Association (USHSLA), is one of the key presenters of the latest free-to-attend webinar “Raw materials traceability, standards and market trends for leathermaking”, to be broadcast December 11, 2019 at 2pm (UK time), 3pm CET.
His presentation “U.S. Hides and Skins Traceability Program” will provide context around the recently launched regulatory system and define its key principles and goals. Furthermore, Sothmann will explain how different hides are tracked throughout the supply chain, give details of the various protocol levels such as Meatpacker, Processor and Hybrid Protocols, and outline the wider implementation of the programme as well as the impact of its certification.