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Smit & zoon at IILF 2016

The Dutch chemical manufacturer will be showcasing its new Simplicity, New Generation Chrome Free, and Value Addition programmes at the upcoming edition of IIL (India International Leather Fair) in February 2016.


Eagle Ottawa outline Hungarian investment

American automobile interior maker Eagle Ottawa and Hungarian city Szolnok Mayor Ferenc Szalay signed a contract on a HUF 9 billion (US$33 million) expansion investment at the Hungarian base of the company in Szolnok (central Hungary), Hungarian news agency MTI reported on February 27.


Diminishing applications signifies narrowing thinking

In the leather industry we measure, or rather estimate, use of leather using six categories. Footwear, furniture, automobile, leathergoods, garments and gloves. I read the other day that leather used to be mostly destined for shoes but that interest in automobile leather had changed all that. If that is what you think then I suggest you nip down to your local library, if it still exists, and check out a bit of history.