The conference will focus on tanning technologies, with an exciting discussion around sustainability of available tanning systems, including chromium, wet-white, vegetable and other alternative tannages and synthetic technologies. 

With brands and industry sectors becoming more involved in decisions relating to the leathers used in their products, as a result of legislative, performance and chemical issues, this area has growing significance across the supply chain.

Other topics to be covered include:

–           Comparative life cycles

–           Animal welfare within the leather industry

–           Chemical management

–           Alternative chemistries

–           Emerging technologies such as nanotechnology

For more information on what promises to be a lively and informative debate please contact or call +44(0) 1604 679999.