The announcement follows the recent acquisition of BLC Leather Technology Centre by Luxembourg headquartered international group of laboratories, Eurofins. UK based Eurofins | BLC provides risk management solutions for the leather supply chain. Its experts advise and guide brands, retailers and manufacturers across a wide variety of industry sectors.

Eurofins is one of the key emerging players in specialty clinical diagnostic testing in Europe and the U.S, employing over 38,000 people across 400 laboratories in 44 countries. It offers a portfolio of over 150,000 analytical methods for evaluating the safety, identity, composition, authenticity, origin and purity of biological substances and products, as well as for innovative clinical diagnostic.

Eurofins | BLC and ILM are the co-organisers of the Leather & Sustainability in Retail Conference, whose fourth edition takes place in Central London on November 15. Experienced contributors from the leather industry will provide insight into sustainability implications across the leather value chain. Read more here.