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Deckers Brands joins Premiere Vision Leather seminar

John Graebin, Senior Director of Materials at Deckers Brands, headquartered in Santa Barbara, California, will be among the speakers at the upcoming seminar "Sustainability and Transparency in the Leather Supply Chain”, which will take place in the SMART Square area in hall 3 of Premiere Vision Leather on September 20.

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VF Asia and Deckers join Hong Kong conference discussion panel

Jon Hopper, Director of Leather, VF Asia, and John Graebin, Senior Director of Materials at Deckers Outdoor Corporation, will take part in the discussion panel at the upcoming Sustainability in the Leather Supply Chain Conference taking place on March 15, in Hong Kong. 

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Hochstein joins National Beef

American meat packer and wet-blue tanner National Beef, has announced a new Vice-President, Hide and Leather Sales. John Hochstein formally joined the company on September 19.

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Remembering John Basford

I imagine that most people who are reading this knew John Basford either personally or by reputation. What you may not know is that he died last week, leaving behind a huge gap in the knowledge of leather making, and an even bigger one in the friendship and fellowship that makes our industry so special. 

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Making leather has never been so complicated

It seems like a lifetime ago when I was driving that little tannery truck and dropping bags of salt at mud and straw houses as I collected a few hides in the neighbourhood that week. It was a very poor village in the northern part of Brazil, where families subsisted on a few banana trees and a couple of goats and cows grazing in their backyard. 

 

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