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China leather industry grows during H1 2015
Published:  14 September, 2015

Despite the negative news concerning the slowing of the Chinese economy the China Leather Industry Association announced continued, but slowing growth for the leather industry during the recent ACLE in Shanghai.

CICB video highlighting Brazilian Leather
Published:  10 September, 2015

This Brazilian Leather video highlights leather as a natural material and its importance in our daily lives.

Market contrast between ACLE 2014 & 2015
Published:  07 September, 2015

APLF Director, Michael Duck told a press conference at the All China Leather Exhibition in Shanghai last week that the 18th edition of the fair took place at "radically different market conditions compared with the 2014 event".  

Five days to move ACLE 2015 explains APLF Director
United Kingdom - China
Published:  09 June, 2015

APLF Ltd Director, Michael Duck provides an update on this years All China Leather Exhibition explaining that they only took five-days to move one of the largest trade events in the leather industry. He also visited ILM's new office at London's former Leathermarket and Leather Exchange buildings where a short video interview was conducted. 

Video round-up of Leatherworld Middle East event
United Arab Emirates
Published:  19 May, 2015

The inaugural edition of Leatherworld Middle East in Dubai took place May 4-6, as UAE-based tanneries, manufacturers, designers, and distributors rubbed shoulders with European companies looking to boost their footprint in the emerging regional leather market. ILM provides a video round-up from the organiser and a tanner attending the event. 

Afriwest supply leather for Dubai fashion students
United Arab Emirates
Published:  12 May, 2015

In a video interview with ILM, Tamara Hostal, Founder and Managing Director of ESMOD Dubai, a fashion school based in Dubai introduces the selected fashion student designed leather outfits which were on show at the Leatherworld Middle East show in Dubai, May 4-6. The leathers were supplied by the Dubai based Afriwest Group.

Bergi outline benefits of its latest tannery machines
Published:  16 April, 2015

Mauro Bergozza, CEO of Italian tannery machinery makers, Bergi has outlined details of three of the company's tannery machinery in an exclusive video interview with ILM. The company has updated its throughfeed ironing and embossing machine - Starlux, its in-line buffing machine - Selecta 1.8 and introduced a prototype stone polishing machine - Kurta Stone. 

Video interview with French Tanners Association in Hong Kong
Hong Kong
Published:  16 April, 2015

Sophie Hivert, Director, of the Fédération Française de la Tannerie Mégisserie - FFTM (French Tanners and Fellmongers Association) explains in an interview with ILM about the French Focus Country activities at the recent Asia Pacific Leather Fair (APLF) in Hong Kong. The show took place March 30 - April 1.

ILM video interview with Elitron on latest leather cutter
Published:  09 April, 2015

Italian leather cutting machinery maker, Elitron has outlined the benefits of its Booster ICE leather cutting system at Simac Tanning-Tech in Milan last February. The video interview demonstartes the machine in operation cutting leather for footwear.

USHSLA President sees a changing market
Hong Kong
Published:  02 April, 2015

In a video interview with ILM at the APLF in Hong Kong on April 1, U.S Hide, Skin and Leather Association, President, Stephen Sothmann says that we are in the grip of a "changing market" at the moment. USHSLA members are also expecting US cattle inventories to begin to start building soon.

Assomac Vice-President confirms Simac Tanning-Tech success
Published:  20 March, 2015

In an interview with ILM during the recent fair, Assomac Vice-President, Gabriella Bocca says that the relocation of the show to Milan has been a major success. The fair, which took place February 25-27 alongside Lineapelle, was 25% larger than the previous edition in 2013.

Pre-denitrification and aerobic biological treatment

Membrane bioreactor treatment with nitrogen removal and sludge drying
Environment - waste treatment
Published:  11 March, 2014

By Wolfram Scholz, W2O Environment Ltd, Northampton UK:

X-Zyme launched at ACLE
Published:  12 September, 2013

Leather chemical makers, Lanxess unveiled their new X-Zyme beamhouse system to invited customers at the All China Leather Exhibition in Shanghai on September 5. The X-Zyme system was introduced by Dr Dietrich Tegtmeyer, Vice President, Business Unit Leather, Lanxess and was followed by a detailed presentation from Dr Marc Hombeck, head of New Business in Lanxess’ Leather business unit.

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