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A report released by Italian leathergoods association Assopellettieri (formerly known as Aimpes) at the recent Mipel exhibition has shown that the country’s leathergoods sector performed well at the start of 2018 despite a difficult international environment.
To be held in Naples, Italy, on April 4-5, 2019, the 6th edition of the World Footwear Congress (WFC) will bring together international speakers and experts to discuss digitalisation and sustainability in the footwear sector.
Spokesperson for the Brazilian Leather Certification of Sustainability (CSCB), Rafael Andrade, has said that although a relatively small number of tanners in Brazil have begun the process of gaining certification
The Executive Committee of the IULTCS (International Union of Leather Technologists and Chemists Societies) has announced that three different grants will awarded to young scientists in 2019 for research projects in leather research, machinery/equipment and sustainability/equipment.
New figures released by industry body Assocalzaturifici have shown that the Italian footwear industry is still struggling to recover from its slump, despite signs of promise in 2017.