Attended by ILM, the global conference on the future of automotive leather welcomed over 60 attendees, including decision-makers from over 20 countries, at Lectra’s International Advanced Technology and Conference (IATC) centre in Bordeaux-Cestas, France, to discuss the impact of digital transformation on the automotive leather value chain. 

Presentations covered wide-ranging topics, including worldwide light vehicle production forecasts, the sustainability and short-term market outlook of bovine leather, and the benefits of leveraging technology to stay apace of automotive interior design trends. Read more here.

The international participants praised the well-organised, balanced event, which brought together representatives from the whole leather automotive supply chain. “It was very interesting because there were different points of views. There were speakers from the leather tanning industry as well as from automotive consulting companies”, outlines Rogerio de Souza, Business Intelligence Manager, CICB, Brazil.

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