International experts at AICC’s Veneto Technical Convention

Published:  19 November, 2018

Taking place on November 23 in Arzignano, the 10th Technical Congress of the Italian Association of Leather Chemists (AICC) for the Veneto region will be held simultaneously in Italian/English, with the presence of several international experts who will discuss the latest technical and scientific innovations in the tanning sector.

Around 300 participants are expected to attend the X AICC Veneto Area Technical Convention, which will be held under the theme; "Technological and scientific innovation in the tanning sector”. After an opening speech by the Mayor of Arzignano, Giorgio Gentilin, the AICC will present a report of its activities. The presentation of five technical and scientific works will follow, including Eric Poles from Silvateam, who will present a study on the antibacterial power of skins tanned with natural tannins; Jeffry Guthrie-Strachan from Trumpler will illustrate a study on the COD of fatliquoring and retanning products; and Daniel Herta from TFL on the possibility of easily biodegradable COD.

Other presentations will discuss the impact of tumbling on the chemical-physical characteristics of leather and on the variation of the distribution of greases, and new technological advancement in rotary presses for finishing.

The conference will be followed by an association dinner. For more information, please contact