The market report is accompanied by an interview with Brazilian tanner Curtume Mats as well as a review of the recent Inspiramais trade show and a roundup of the upcoming trends highlighted at the event.

Do not miss out on exclusive interviews with the World Wildlife Fund on deforestation and a series of North American farmers around regenerative agriculture.

On the technical side, Zschimmer & Schwarz delve into the topical subject of bisphenols while ILM Consultant Technical Editor Karl Flowers partners with Erretre and Hidexe to present articles on the latest machinery updates and what tanners can do in the field of traceability respectively.

Alongside other exciting content, this issue also includes your favourite regular features including Mike Redwood’s exploration of the industry’s need for people and a dive into what we can expect from the Chinese return to the market in Talking Point and theSauerReport raw materials update.

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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 newly updated website has been designed to work seamlessly across desktop, smartphone and tablet devices with user-friendly access to premium industry content and commentary. It is also now the most updated global media resource on the web for leather, covering the tanning industry with over 25 new stories added each week, supported by a twice weekly e-newsletter and a weekly news bulletin podcast.

The ILM app can be downloaded for free for Apple and Android devices by subscribers to access content online and offline. This investment in multi-platform media underpins 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.

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