Exclusive interview: Future plans for Rino Mastrotto Group

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Published:  06 November, 2019
From left: Barbara Mastrotto, Rino Mastrotto and Matteo Mastrotto.

In an exclusive interview in the November-December 2019 print and digital app edition of International Leather Maker (ILM), Barbara Mastrotto, Head of Automotive Business Unit at Rino Mastrotto Group, reveals growth plans for the leading Italian tanning Group following its acquisition by NB Renaissance Partners in August. 

The new issue, available now, also features excerpts from the paper ‘Fine Hair on American Bovine Leathers’ which was presented by Dr. Luis A. Zugno, Buckman, and Andreas Rhein, Tyson Foods, at the XXXV IULTCS Congress in Dresden, Germany, in June, while ILM Technical Editor Karl Flowers delves into the topic of reuse vs recycling of Chromium.

This edition also covers highlights from the first Sustainable Leather Forum held in Paris in September, revealing the environmental goals and measures pursued by luxury fashion players such as Kering, Louis Vuitton and Hermes and how they see the future role of leather within their brand offering. We also catch up with Andrea Pelizzari, CEO of Acque del Chiampo, who exclusively shares details on the recently launched €530 million tender for the construction of a sludge treatment plant in the Arzignano tannery district.

Other editorial highlights include:
• Waterproofing of leather.
• Why salt must be eliminated from the tanning process.
• A look around the newly launched Institute of Creative Leather Technologies (ICLT) at the University of Northampton.
• Highlights and market reports from Lineapelle and ACLE in Shanghai.

In addition to these premium editorial features, the November - December 2019 edition also includes regular items such as news, the Redwood Column, raw materials prices and trends, industry viewpoints and more.

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