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Industry must pursue “Journey to zero”

“Sustainable manufacturing” was the topic of presentation by Dr Warren Bowden, Managing Director of SLGT Operations and SLG Technology, at the 4th ILM Automotive Leather Supply Chain Conference in Europe held on May 21 in Munich.

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A record year for Mercedes-Benz

Daimler Group has said Mercedes-Benz posted an overall 11.3% sales increase in 2016, delivering a total of 2,083,888 vehicles to customers worldwide, meaning the premium automotive manufacturer grew faster than its German competitors.

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The biggest show in the world for tanners

Lineapelle took place in Milan last week and was a great fair, superbly organised. With three enormous halls dedicated to tanneries and the raw materials trade it is now surely the biggest exhibition in the world for the tanning sector. 

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Faux leather, fake marketing

This article was first published in ILM November-December 2014 edition page 54. Type “Faux leather jacket” into Google, the biggest search engine on the web, and what comes up: an invitation to buy faux leather jackets. On Google! 

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