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In a report released on January 15, the U.S. administration said Vietnam’s actions to undervalue its currency are “unreasonable” and restrict U.S. commerce, but it will not take immediate action to impose punitive tariffs.
The Haas Tanneries took up residence in 1842 in Mittelbergheim, Alsace. Since then, six generations have succeeded at the head of the company, perpetuating unique know-how. From raw hide to finished leather, the factory gives pride of place to French calfskin - it is one of the last five calf tanneries in France - and works up to 750 hides per day. Report by Leather Fashion Design translated from French and edited by Richard Smith of APLF.
In this Italian piece by LaConceria (click to read and use an electronic translator if you do not read Italian), we discover the Argentinean Nicole Neuman. A vegan soubrette who doesn't mind speaking out loud what she thinks about the radicalism of her counterparts rejecting all animal products and in particular leather.
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.