Meanwhile, Randy Johnson, CEO and President of automotive leather maker Pangea, makes the case that consumers still want leather following recent market research results.

In this market-leading 84-page print and digital edition of the magazine, available now on the ILM app, we round up some of the latest developments from Simac Tanning Tech, as well as provide a review of the III IULTCS EuroCongress in Vicenza, Italy.

Do not miss this issue’s market report, focusing on the tanning sector in France, alongside what sustainability and fashion leaders were discussing in Paris at the Sustainable Leather Forum.

ILM November/December 2022 rounds out the year with much more than this, alongside your favourite regular features and an exclusive 16-page supplement from the Leather and Hide Council of America’s Real Leather. Stay Different. campaign, featuring the 2022 winners of its international student design competition.

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