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JBS Couros presented the latest edition of its global Authentic Collection– Deep Into Nature for the furniture industry, with leathers produced in Italy, South America and Asia at the Showtime Event held at High Point in North Caroline, USA.
Italy-based furniture group Natuzzi has said a backlog for its custom-made products resulted in “disappointing” sales for the third quarter of 2017, reports Leatherbiz.
The president of Brazil’s national tanning industry association CICB, José Fernando Bello, has said more of the leather his member companies export goes into automotive and furniture upholstery now than into footwear.
According to the leather channel report, the next two weeks will see tanneries purchasing the raw materials for the next quarter to prepare themselves to meet the final deadline for orders.
Leather chemicals manufacturer Stahl has opened a Centre of Excellence on the site of its Parets del Vallès manufacturing site, about 20 kilometres from Barcelona.