ILM begins 2019 as the leading content-driven multi-platform media outlet for the global tanning industry. As well as a broad range of technical articles, the latest edition has a detailed market update from China featuring information from the CLIA and leading Greater China based tanners such as Tyche, Maydiang and Meihua Xinji. Guest opinion writer Taj Alam of Indian tanner Kings International, provides an interesting industry insight to what is happening around the Kanpur tanning cluster at the start of 2019.

Other editorial features include:

  • A look at the latest automotive leather interior trends
  • Repositioning of the ‘brand’ leather
  • Marks & Spencer – Sustainable raw materials
  • Leather and climate change
  • Minimising VOCs and acetaldehyde in leather
  • U.S. – China trade war – Impact on the leather supply chain
  • Making high quality aniline leather
  • The leather watchstrap market
  • What is leather fullness?
  • How footwear brand Hotter, manage supply chain risk

And much, much more high-quality business and technical information. The magazine also includes a free A1 poster about the dangers of hydrogen sulphide gas in the tannery produced in conjunction with UNIDO.

Fully optimised multi-platform ILM website 

International Leather Maker (ILM) remains at the forefront of new technology and is the most advanced multi-platform business media brand covering the global leather supply chain. That’s why most of our news appears online and via social media.

Our website has been designed to work seamlessly across desktop, smartphone and tablet applications with user friendly access to premium industry content and commentary. It is also the now the most updated global media resource on the web covering the tanning industry with over 25 new stories added each week.

ILM has also updated its App which can be downloaded for free for Apple and android devices for subscribers to access content online and offline.

The investment multi-platform media underlines ILM’s commitment to remaining at the forefront of creative and innovative content delivery to ensure that it remains as the leading leather industry news, technical and business information service. Look at on your smartphone or tablet today and see the difference. ILM is the only one that is truly optimised. Say goodbye to old fashioned and clunky page turning e-zines.

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