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AQC launches chromium VI quick test

The Association Pour Ľ Assurance Qualité Des Fabricants De Bracelets Cuir (AQC) has announced a new rapid test to detect chromium VI in leather and leather watch straps.


Kazakh universities undertake leather training

As part of cooperation activities between Ege University’s leather engineering department based in Turkey and Auezov University’s light ındustry products technology and design departments, trainees had the chance to get hands on leather training with a visiting Professor.


New research on behaviour of Covid-19 on leather footwear

Researchers have endeavoured to understand how the coronavirus behaves on leather to help the footwear industry recover from the effects of Covid-19. The team at De Montfort University in Leicester (DMU) worked with the British Footwear Association (BFA), which represents the smallest artisan shoemakers to the largest and best-known brands in the world, to test samples of the most popular leathers used for shoes.