This edition of the magazine, available now as a digital edition, includes a roundup of some of the latest leather chemicals on the market from leading suppliers.

Read the in-depth interview with footwear company Puma about its concluded biodegradable RE:SUEDE project, and a review of De Montfort University’s Artifacts Live exhibition and its unique perspective on leather history.

Elsewhere, Stahl experts reveal the company’s approach to life cycle assessment (LCA) and how integrating LCAs has changed the business for the better.

In this issue, you’ll find previews of the upcoming All China Leather Exhibition in Shanghai and Sustainable Leather Forum in Paris, and much more.

As always, ILM July/August 2024 includes favourite regular features such as: Talking Point, where we address the future of chrome; the Redwood Column, where Mike Redwood confronts plastics; and Raw Materials, with exclusive analysis from theSauerReport.

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Our website, updated in 2023, has been designed to work seamlessly across 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 more than 25 new stories added each week, supported by a twice weekly e-newsletter.

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