Online video to present TFL’s Fashion collection

Worldwide
Published:  28 November, 2018

The specialty chemicals manufacturer’s trends and fashion collection for Autumn-Winter 2020-21, which will be presented at the Global TFL Fashion Centre in July 2019, will also be available for viewing online.

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N.T.G chooses Elitron for cutting again

Italy
Published:  21 November, 2018

N.T.G from the Veneto region of Italy has chosen to update its automated leather cutting equipment from Italy headquartered specialists, Elitron. Antonio Gobbi, Owner, N.T.G explains why he opted for Elitron equipment again.

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Lanxess’ cyclic siloxane compounds below restricted ECHA limit

Germany
Published:  20 November, 2018

The German specialty chemical manufacturer says it ensures that product concentrations from its leather business unit are well below the specified limit with regard to the latest restriction by the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) on cyclic siloxane compounds.

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Lanxess unveils trends for Spring/Summer 2020

Worldwide
Published:  07 November, 2018

Germany headquartered specialty chemicals manufacturer, Lanxess, has unveiled its colours and trends for the Spring/Summer 2020 season.

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Wax and fatliquors from Tannin Corp

United States
Published:  22 October, 2018

U.S. based Tannin Corporation has introduced two new fatliquors and wax into the market. Located in Peabody, Massachusetts, the Company is a global specialist in providing leather chemicals for American lifestyle and upholstery applications among others.

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Italy’s Moroso partners with Lectra

Europe
Published:  11 October, 2018

Italian upholstered furniture designer Moroso has partnered with France based technological solutions provider, Lectra, for cost-cutting solutions without compromising on quality.

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MK Química offers tanners beamhouse solutions

Brazil
Published:  09 October, 2018

Brazil headquartered leather chemical specialist, MK Química, has introduced three new products for the beamhouse. These include new degreasing and deliming agents as well as a beamhouse auxiliary used during pickling.

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Improved tear resistance solution from Pulcra Chemicals

Worldwide
Published:  25 September, 2018

When leather is split into thinner grain leather it suffers an important loss in tear resistance. Pulcra Chemicals has prepared the ultimate solution for problems of tear resistance or insufficient mechanical fastness: Peramit LSW NEW

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Dermacolor introduces finishing auxiliaries

Italy
Published:  20 September, 2018

Italian leather finishing expert, Dermacolor, has introduced a range of leather finishing auxiliaries following research at its own application laboratory. 

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Lectra releases ‘Fashion PLM 4.0’ to help fashion companies

France
Published:  12 September, 2018

The France headquartered technological solutions provider for companies using leather and fabrics in their manufacture, has released Lectra Fashion PLM 4.0, its latest PLM solution boasting several new features and tools.

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Liming auxiliary from Carpetex

Germany
Published:  11 September, 2018

Merpin 9003 is a new liming-auxiliary for use on all kinds of leather from Germany based Carpetex. 

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High-performance silicone additive for leather finishing from CHT

Worldwide
Published:  07 September, 2018

Performance and functionality are very important for the automotive industry, especially for designers that are thinking about the future of the car upholstery market. Fashion trends and technical needs have to be sustainable and, therefore, the goal will be clearly to provide environment-friendly performance with aesthetic appeal for leather materials.

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Syn-Bios finishing ink dye

Italy
Published:  05 September, 2018

Italy based Syn-Bios’s corporate philosophy consists of a constant commitment to the research and development of innovative chemical and technical solutions, paying special attention to human health and environmental sustainability.

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TFL increases production capacity for leather dyes

India
Published:  29 August, 2018

The specialty leather manufacturer says it is investing in increased capacity for its range of leather dyes produced in its standardisation facility in Mumbai, India.

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Alternative wet end solutions from Silvateam

Italy
Published:  28 August, 2018

Italy headquartered tannery chemicals supplier, Silvateam has introduced four new wet-end products in the market over the past twelve months. They are as follows:

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Three wet end processing solutions from Buckman

Worldwide
Published:  24 August, 2018

United States headquartered, international leather chemical manufacturer and supplier, Buckman has introduced three new products to its range over the past year aimed at the beamhouse and wet end processing of leather. They are as follows:

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Low odour and fogging chemistry from Zschimmer & Schwarz

Germany
Published:  23 August, 2018

Zschimmer & Schwarz is one of the leading global leather chemical producers. The Germany headquartered company has recently introduced a range of new chemicals aimed at reducing the VOC and fogging values, especially for automotive leathers. Some of the latest launches are as follows:

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Safer beamhouse chemicals from Zenith

Singapore
Published:  22 August, 2018

Located in Singapore, Zenith Industrial Chemicals are specialists in beamhouse chemical. The company has recently launched two new products, fungicide and a surfactant, for the global tanning industry. 

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Wet end updates from Debag Kimya

Turkey
Published:  22 August, 2018

The Turkey based beamhouse and wet end chemical specialists has introduced a number of new innovations in the recent past. They include the following. 

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FGL research for MRSL compliancy

Italy
Published:  21 August, 2018

FGL International’s R&D activities are dedicated to providing innovative products and solutions for the global tanning industry. Regulatory requirements are constantly evolving on a national and international level, and MRSLs (Manufacturing Restricted Substance Lists) have now become the main reference points for the production of leather goods.

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Economic and ecological benefits from Sarchem

Turkey
Published:  21 August, 2018

A leading leather chemical producer from Istanbul, Turkey, Sarchem Chemicals offers innovative products and processes obtaining ecological and economic benefits for tanners. The Company has developed three new products that are backed-up with technical support for its customers.

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Lanxess to highlight odour minimising chemistry at ACLE

China
Published:  21 August, 2018

Specialty chemicals company Lanxess will be presenting its new developments and innovative solutions for the leather industry at the All China Leather Exhibition (ACLE) in Shanghai, China, from August 29-31, 2018. 

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Lanxess to open new lab for PU dispersions

Italy
Published:  12 July, 2018

Specialty chemicals manufacturer, Lanxess, is to open a new applications development and technical services (AD & TS) laboratory for polyurethane dispersions (PUDs) in Latina, Italy. 

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Zschimmer & Schwarz to present low VOC applications at ACLE

China
Published:  11 July, 2018

Experienced senior technologists from the Germany based chemical manufacturer will present and discuss the Company’s new and successful applications during the forthcoming edition of the All China Leather Exhibition (ACLE) taking place in Shanghai August 29-31.

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TFL to showcase leather car seats and steering wheels at ACLE

China
Published:  04 July, 2018

The Germany headquartered specialty chemical supplier will display car seats and steering wheels made with leathers that fulfil all emission specifications during the upcoming edition of the All China Leather Exhibition (ACLE), taking place in Shanghai, China, August 29-31.

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High-end shoemaker pursues tradition with Zünd G3 Cutter

Spain
Published:  03 July, 2018

A high-quality shoe producer from Mallorca says the Company has combined high levels of leather cutting performance, precision, and reliability from Swiss manufacturer, Zünd while maintaining its traditional craftsmanship.

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Smit & zoon to launch new Product Passport at ACLE 2018

China
Published:  19 June, 2018

Netherlands based chemical manufacturer Smit & zoon will present a brand new collection of leather articles, which has been strengthened after its recent acquisition of Codyeco, at the All China Leather Exhibition (ACLE) taking place in Shanghai August 29-31.

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Hand-crafted Schedoni leather goods using Elitron technology

Italy
Published:  18 June, 2018

Schedoni s.r.l. is a Modena-based and family-run company, whose history, skills and experience in working with leather create highly crafted, premium goods dates back to 1880 and are connected to some of the world’s most famous luxury supercar brands such as Ferrari and Bentley Motors.

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Lanxess develops alternatives to comply to REACH regulations

Europe
Published:  01 June, 2018

As the European Chemical Agency recently announced that substances such as NMP (EC 212-828-1, CAS 872-50-4) have been added to the REACH regulation, specialty chemical manufacturers such as Lanxess have long provided the leather sector with suitable alternatives.

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Furniture manufacturer achieves material savings with Lectra

Italy
Published:  23 May, 2018

The sophisticated software and cutting precision of Lectra’s Versalis have enabled an Italy based furniture manufacturer to maximise material efficiency, using over 70% of a hide for some models.

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TFL launches new pre-tanning agent

Worldwide
Published:  25 April, 2018

Specialty chemicals manufacturer TFL has launched Sellatan LI-G Liq, a highly masked pre-tanning agent with a low impact on health, safety and the environment.

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Cromogenia eco-friendly retanning and fatliquoring ranges

Spain
Published:  03 April, 2018

Spain based chemical manufacturer, Cromogenia Units, has developed a new line of sustainable products comprised of eco-friendly retanning and fatliquoring products.

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TFL launches sustainable fatliquor for soft leathers

Worldwide
Published:  29 March, 2018

Specialty chemical manufacturer TFL, has launched a sustainable fatliquor aimed at leather makers for the garment and upholstery segments.

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Elitron introduces its patented Seeker System technology to the leather cutting industry.

Worldwide
Published:  14 March, 2018

With the introduction of its patented image and reference marks recognition technology, the leading Italian manufacturer of digital cutting solutions aims at remarking its innovation oriented vision around the industry. 

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Leather Standard by OEKO-TEX celebrates first year

Worldwide
Published:  06 March, 2018

Since its launch a year ago, nearly 40 certificates have been issued around the world for products ranging from rugs made of goatskin to leather clothing and handbags.

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Obelix – the largest drum in the world

Worldwide
Published:  28 February, 2018

Italian tannery drum maker, Pajusco Tecnologie, recently launched a new drum concept at the Simac Tanning Tech fair in Milan, February 20-22 and says it is the largest vessel of its type available in the market.

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TFL launches automotive low emission products

Germany
Published:  27 February, 2018

Specialty chemicals manufacturer, TFL, has developed two new products able to optimise odour, VOC and fogging emissions, without negatively affecting the fastness properties or other leather characteristics.

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Tanners should be mindful of NMP in leather

Europe
Published:  08 February, 2018

On February 5, 2018, following the consultation on seven substances of very high concern (SVHC) during May to June 2017, the European Chemical Agency (ECHA) have announced that 1(N)-methyl-2- pyrrolidone (NMP, CAS Number 872-50-4) has been forwarded to the European Commission for inclusion onto Annex XIV (The Authorisation List). 

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Automated scanning, nesting and cutting from Elitron

Italy
Published:  07 February, 2018

With the Simac Tanning Tech 2018 fair around the corner, Italy headquartered integrated and automated leather cutting machinery and computerised design provider, Elitron, has been preparing to showcase a number of innovations during the show. The fair takes place at the Fieramilano Rho showgrounds in Milan, February 20-22 alongside Lineapelle.

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Lanxess extends partnership with Novozymes

Worldwide
Published:  06 February, 2018

Specialty chemicals manufacturer Lanxess has renewed its global engagement of the existing strategic partnership with Denmark headquartered Novozymes, a global biotechnology company.

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Incotec digital solutions at APLF Leather

Hong Kong
Published:  30 January, 2018

Specialised in cross-technological competence for both hardware and software engineering, Incotec will be showcasing its digital solutions at APLF Leather & Materials+, to be held in Hong Kong March 14-16.

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Hüni to introduce ‘VR’ technology at Simac Tanning Tech

Italy
Published:  26 January, 2018

The Switzerland based tanning drum and process control manufacturer will showcase its traditionally known products, as well as new technological innovations at the upcoming edition of the Simac Tanning Tech, taking place February 20-22 in Milan.

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Comprehensive range of leather chemicals at IILF from Lanxess

India
Published:  25 January, 2018

Specialty chemicals manufacturer, Lanxess, will showcase a comprehensive range of leather chemicals at the upcoming India International Leather Fair (IILF) taking place in Chennai, India, February 1-3.

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Platinum health certificate for Smit & zoon retan

Europe
Published:  24 January, 2018

Netherlands headquartered Smit & zoon has earned a Platinum level Material Health Certificate for its zeolite based retanning agent, Syntan ZLR 100.

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Incotec presents TanWare portfolio at Simac Tanning Tech

Italy
Published:  18 January, 2018

Specialised in cross-technological competence for both hardware and software engineering, Incotec will be showcasing its digital solutions at the upcoming edition of Simac Tanning Tech, to be held in Milan, Italy, on February 20-22.

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Zünd showcases complete cutting solutions at Simac Tanning Tech

Italy
Published:  16 January, 2018

Switzerland headquartered, Zünd is exhibiting a full range of its highly modular cutting solutions for the footwear and leather goods industries at the upcoming Simac Tanning Tech taking place February 20-22 in Milan.

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GSC to present leather upgrading at Simac Tanning Tech

Italy
Published:  16 January, 2018

Focussed on developing innovative technical solutions, new products and application processes to upgrade leather processing techniques towards best eco-friendly and sustainable manufacturing practices, the GSC Group is launching several new products during Simac Tanning Tech, taking place February 20-22 in Milan.

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TFL to showcase premium leather articles at IILF

India
Published:  15 January, 2018

Specialty chemicals manufacturer, TFL, is to present a new collection of premium leather articles at the upcoming edition of the India International Leather Fair (IILF), taking place January 31 – February 3 in Chennai.

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Zschimmer & Schwarz returns to APLF Leather

Hong Kong
Published:  12 January, 2018

After a few years of absence, Zschimmer & Schwarz, the world’s largest producer of fatliquors, will again be exhibiting at the APLF Leather trade show in Hong Kong.

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Lanxess raises prices for sodium dichromate

Worldwide
Published:  18 December, 2017

The Cologne, Germany headquartered specialty chemicals manufacturer has announced that it is globally raising the prices for sodium dichromate by up to 20%, with immediate effect.

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