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Living with alternative materials

Mike Redwood considers the passing of Queen Elizabeth II and how emulating her calm, cooperative approach could benefit us all, especially when coexisting with “leather alternatives”.


Stahl introduces new wet end solutions

Extending its existing, more sustainable Stahl Neo leather finish range to include wet end products, the Dutch specialty chemicals manufacturer is introducing Stahl Neo 2.0.


Every worker is entitled to a safe workplace

If you have a moment you should check out https://oiraproject.eu/en/oira-tools and search for leather and tannery. OiRA stands for Online Interactive Risk Assessment and is a tool to guide the tanner through worker risks in the tannery. Luc Triangle, the head of the IndustriALL trade union organisation that partnered with Cotance (Confederation of National Associations of Tanners and Dressers of the European Community) on this EU funded project over the past five years, concluded the final conference on completion simply summing up by saying that “every worker is entitled to go to a safe workplace every day”.