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Procter is still relevant today

Every leather Technical Director worth her or his salt in the leather industry knows about Professor Henry Richardson Procter (1848-1927) who was Professor of Leather Industries at the Yorkshire College/University of Leeds, from 1891 to 1919. Many technicians today have his Leather Chemists' Pocket Book on their shelves. 

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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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