9 February 2024
The Brazilian Association of Machinery and Equipment Industries for the Leather, Footwear and Related Sectors has become a Gold Sponsor of the CICB Sustainability Forum, which will be held on the 13th of March during Fimec, writes World Footwear.
The Brazilian Association of Machinery and Equipment Industries for the Leather, Footwear and Related Sectors (Abrameq), together with its associated members BKS, Master, NBN and Michelon, has become a gold sponsor of the CICB Sustainability Forum, which will focus its discussions on the topic of Links to Traceability in the leather value chain. For André da Rocha, president of Abrameq, this is a subject of “great interest and determining the future of this industry”, so “a high-quality event with great participation” is expected.
The president of Abrameq also highlighted the relevance of the event for technology suppliers, as it provides “rich and updated information on challenges, solutions and technologies for the leather industry” and the importance of partnerships between companies and entities in the sector to develop “solutions that meet market needs”. “
“The topic of sustainability is relevant to the leather sector, industry and society. Leather, a natural material of high quality and durability, is a fashionable, elegant and above all sustainable item when compared to its alternatives”, he concluded.
The forum, organised by the Brazilian Tanning Industry Centre (CICB) and the Brazilian Trade and Investment Promotion Agency (ApexBrasil), will be held on the 13th of March during the Fimec trade fair (International Fair of Leather, Chemicals, Components, Machines and Equipment for Footwear and Tanneries) in Novo Hamburgo,