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OEKO-TEX new regulations concerning leather chemicals

Among the new regulations that entered into force on April 1, the Switzerland headquartered independent testing and certification system for leather and textiles, announced that leather chemicals will shortly also be able to be tested and certified according to the Eco Passport by OEKO-TEX standard.

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German upholstery manufacturer praises Zünd cutter

Known for its exclusive designs in furniture and automotive upholstery, the Germany headquartered producer implemented the Zünd cutting system in 2017, hence, transforming its cutting operation to a digital production workflow.

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Zünd to present fully integrated turn-key cutting solution at Simac

The Swiss manufacturer will be presenting comprehensive cutting solutions for high-performance whole hides and leather cutting, including a versatile entry-level solution as well as a fully automated, industrial leather-cutting system for maximum productivity, at the upcoming Simac Tanning Tech taking place February 19-21 in Milan.

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19 tanneries in Kanpur ordered to close

The Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board has ordered the tanneries to close in late December until further notice, as effluents were allegedly directly overflowing into the Ganges river.

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CTC highlights novel hide traceability system

Thierry Poncet, Sustainable Development Manager, CTC Groupe highlighted the results of the CTC’s automated hide and skin traceability system during a Smart Talk seminar at the recent Premiere Vision Leather (PVL) trade show in Paris on September 20.

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Record visitors at Simac Tanning Tech

The 2018 edition of Simac Tanning Tech ended in Milan on February 22 with greatly increased visitor numbers according to early data from the fair organiser. Attendance over the three-day show, February 20-22 went beyond the most optimistic forecasts recording +18% compared with 2017, which was a successful year in itself.

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