Leather is in our DNA – More on Argentine premium leathergoods manufacturer Del Sur Leather

05 September 2019 Leather is in our DNA – More on Argentine premium leathergoods manufacturer Del Sur Leather Environmental Commitment   The leather used by Del Sur complies with international environmental regulations, hence the tanneries used for the manufacture of the products, all establishments are audited by international environmental organizations and associations. Del Sur is… Continue reading Leather is in our DNA – More on Argentine premium leathergoods manufacturer Del Sur Leather

First Sustainable Leather Forum to mobilize the French leather industry

02 August 2019 First Sustainable Leather Forum to mobilize the French leather industry The first Sustainable Leather Forum (SLF) will take place in Paris on September 16, 2019 at the Maison de la FNTP (Fédération Nationale des Travaux Publics), close to the Champs Elysees, under the patronage of the French Ministry of Economy and Finance.… Continue reading First Sustainable Leather Forum to mobilize the French leather industry

M+ 2019 : Onsite Interview – Romans CAD

23 July 2019 M+ 2019 : Onsite Interview – Romans CAD   With the objective of speeding up the supply chain and linking the brand directly to the factory, Roman CAD is helping footwear manufacturers increase their speed to market which is vital in a world of changing fashion and styles.  As company partner, Jean-Marc… Continue reading M+ 2019 : Onsite Interview – Romans CAD

APLF 2019 : Onsite Interview – PFI

12 June 2019 APLF 2019 : Onsite Interview – PFI   PFI Hong Kong Managing Director, Candice Wong, outlines the background of PFI and its mission so that consumers know what is the source of the products they are eating, wearing or simply using.  The key elements that PFI highlights are not only sustainability that… Continue reading APLF 2019 : Onsite Interview – PFI

Dare we risk losing hides?

20 May 2019 Dare we risk losing hides? We are now regularly hearing about hides being thrown away. We heard it first about skins in New Zealand, and then about hides in Latin America, followed by sheepskins in the UK. Now it is coming from the USA of all places. The latest I have read… Continue reading Dare we risk losing hides?

APLF 2019 : Onsite Interview – Unionpelli

17 May 2019 APLF 2019 : Onsite Interview – Unionpelli Unionpelli is a tannery based in Arzignano in Italy specializing in supplying hides to the automotive sector. The tannery produces wet blue and chrome free wet white. As Managing Director, Paolo Muraro explains, Unionpelli is focuses directly on smoothing out the supply chain by sourcing… Continue reading APLF 2019 : Onsite Interview – Unionpelli

The contribution of technologies in sustainable tanning processes

07 May 2019 The contribution of technologies in sustainable tanning processes Raw materials and finished products are no longer alone to require being certified with quality labels today. In Italy, the machines that process them have their own sustainable standards and quality labels too. Thanks to the fusion of information technology with operational technologies it… Continue reading The contribution of technologies in sustainable tanning processes

Green is the new Black

07 May 2019 Green is the new Black The Asia-based “Green is the New Black” collective organized their annual “Conscious Festival” at the Kerry Hotel in Hong Kong on April 13-14th. The event features sustainable lifestyle products as well as inspiring talks and is a unique opportunity for the public to discover and experience a… Continue reading Green is the new Black

Red dot Awards for G2G eye catching “techstyle” system

07 May 2019 Red dot Awards for G2G eye catching “techstyle” system The Hong Kong Research Institute of Textiles and Apparel (HKRITA) has won the prestigious Red Dot Award for Product Design 2019 for its Garment-to-Garment (G2G) recycling system Mini Mill. The G2G system is a mini production line that recycles post-consumer garments into clean… Continue reading Red dot Awards for G2G eye catching “techstyle” system

Leadership, commitment and education the way forward to sustainability

03 April 2019 Leadership, commitment and education the way forward to sustainability The first edition of the Sustainable Fashion Conference, which was held on March 14, 2019, was well attended. The event is part of APLF’s aim to establish itself as the main Sustainable Sourcing Platform of the Asia Pacific Region.  Panelists with backgrounds ranging… Continue reading Leadership, commitment and education the way forward to sustainability