The latest edition features additional content not found in the print version such as video content, hyperlinks and picture carousels. The digital edition can be downloaded by ILM subscribers to your tablet or smartphone device.

We have a focus on automotive leather with three special features:

  • Interview with Dr Marc Stang relating to the use of leather by luxury carmaker, Bentley Motors.
  • A round up of the latest automotive leather trends from the Paris Motor Show written by a design specialist from GST Seton Autoleather.
  • An interview with Valerio Garcia of Faurecia Interior Systems who are one of the largest Tier-1 automotive suppliers in the world.

Engaging content

The latest ILM also includes market report updates from China and France as well as an update from the Xinji leather cluster in Northern China.

The guest writer is John Graebin, Director of Materials, Deckers Outdoor Corporation. We also provide a review of EU-Russia trade restrictions on the leather industry and publish a technical article on a modern tannery wastewater treatment concept.

The November-December edition of ILM also includes an article about the latest leather drying and milling technology from Erretre and Carlessi and the impact of US$ currency rates by Forex specialists, Moneycorp and how they could impact your business.

ILM also features regular items such as the The Redwood Column, The Toggler, news, product innovation, ILM Editorial, The Split Report and the British Isles raw materials report.

The ILM digital App is the leading electronic media delivery platform for the leather industry and has been designed to be the most reader friendly and simple to use.

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