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Another acquisition shakes Italy’s tanning segment. Chanel buys Conceria Gaiera and further increases its control on the supply chain of leather. The French luxury brand had already purchased Samanta (Tuscany) in 2019, and in both cases, it acquired part of the capital after having been a client for many years, of the two businesses that have very specialized production. Kid and lamb for footwear and leather goods for Gaiera (headquartered in Robecchetto Con Induno, Lombardy). Printed leather in the case of Samanta (Ponte a Egola). Report by La Conceria.
As we collectively look for more sustainable and circular ways of using our natural resources, new business ideas emerge reports the Guardian. Jack Millington made a career change to help prevent thousands of male goats, known as billies, to be slaughtered at birth and see their hides discarded. His change of trajectory started when he tried to help his father, a dairy farmer, to find a market for his goat meat. He discovered that masses of goatskins that were being discarded, which is a terrible waste. Report by One 4 Leather.
The energy used by Tannery Stefania comes from 100% renewable sources.
The leather industry is changing. The focus on sustainability puts processes and the use of resources in tanneries at the forefront. With the release of the Stahl BeTan® portfolio for beamhouse and tanning, Stahl offers support to tanners who intend to meet these challenges and produce responsible, high-quality leathers. In this blog, I would like to tell you more about this new portfolio and what has prompted its development.