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Traceability allows brands to be less exposed and vulnerable

A leading UK retail brand has said that a more transparent leather supply chain makes companies feel less vulnerable and exposed to risk and negative publicity. The comments were made during the discussion panel at the Leather & Sustainability in Retail conference held in central London on November 15.

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Stahl addresses Leather Profiling during Stuttgart conference

In response to much of the negative media and social media coverage aimed at the global automotive leather industry, Mark Chatwood, Global Director key Accounts, Leather Business, Stahl examined the industry’s perception against the reality during his presentation at the ILM Automotive Leather Supply Chain conference in Stuttgart on June 4.

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Tanning industry video promoting responsibly produced leather

European leather industry partners, including tanneries, leather chemical manufacturers and brands, have joined forces to launch a promotional video that highlights the facts about responsible leather production, with the support of the Leather Naturally initiative.

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Catching the hidden variables in auto leather manufacture

Leading Italian tannery machinery maker Erretre will be outlining its latest research findings and technology to improve automotive leather processing by understanding some of the hidden variables that can have a negative impact on the final leather. The presentation will form part of the ILM Automotive Leather Supply Chain conference in Munich on May 22. 

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India’s export crisis confirmed

India’s sharp fall in exports goes well beyond leather and leather products, petroleum products, gems and jewellery; all agricultural exports have also been impacted.

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Faurecia reports strong sales growth

Faurecia one of the worlds leading tier-1 suppliers to the automotive industry has published a strong financial performance in 2014 but has been impacted by negative currency fluctuations. The France based Group is a leading supplier of leather seating and interiors for many of the worlds leading OEM’s.

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