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CICB launches Leather Preview Exhibition

The CICB, the Brazilian Centre for the Tanning Industry, and the Brazilian Leather Project have launched the Preview do Couro (Leather Preview Exhibition), which brings together a collection of Brazilian leathers developed to anticipate future fashion trends.

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Low float polypropylene drums

The latest generation of polypropylene drums have been developed by Italian drum specialist Pajusco Tecnologie. Article first published in ILM March-April 2015 edition.

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Fuga Couros targets new sustainability certification

Brazilian tanner, Fuga Couros, located in Rio Grande do Sul, is targeting the Brazilian Leather Certification of Sustainability (CSCB). CSCB is a newly developed environmental certification programme developed in Brazil to bringthe leather industry to higher standards towards sustainable economic, social and environmental production. 

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Life is full of surprises

On a freezing dark February evening in Northampton it was with the a sense of duty that twelve souls braved the elements and spread themselves out in a classroom at the Institute for Creative Leather Technologies to hear the Deputy Chairman (the Chairman was absent) introduce a substitute speaker. Just another meeting of the Society of Leather Technologists and Chemists where a mix of long retired and just starting members usually just get brought up to date with what to the industry is commonplace.

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Debag highlight leather chemicals on Indian substrates

Turkish leather chemical makers, Debag Kimya along with its India agent, TFB Exim India will be participating at the IILF 2015 in Chennai from January 31- February 3. On display will be collection of newly developed leather articles made from local raw materials showcasing Debag Kimya’s range of chemicals for processing leathers from beamhouse to crust. 

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