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Cargill exploring “birth to burger” traceability

North American conglomerate, Cargill, through its Canadian Beef Sustainability Acceleration pilot will, by the end of 2018, move its customers one step closer to providing consumers with beef from operations that have been audited from "birth to burger" using an industry-developed sustainability standard.

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Savar contractors seek two-year extension

The implementing agency of the Savar Tannery Estate project in Dhaka has sought a two-year extension to develop the facilities after large parts of the complex remain to be completed as its tenure expired on June 30 this year.

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Less paperwork for leather exporters

Leather exporters in Pakistan must register themselves with the Registered Expor­ter System (REX) by the end of this year if they want to continue availing the European Union’s (EU) GSP+ facility.

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Make the switch to chrome-free tanning

Everybody loves leather. It is timeless and will never go out of fashion. However, consumers become more aware of what they wear and increasingly ask for high-quality and sustainable leather. To support tanners and brands in this challenge, Stahl offers Stahl EasyWhite Tan; the sustainable tanning system to create chrome-free leather. The system significantly reduces the consumption of water, salt and energy in the tanning process.

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Novel free-of-chrome tannages for automotive applications

Around 70 industry professionals representing the whole automotive leather supply chain, mostly from across Europe, gathered at Munich’s leading five-star Hotel Bayerischer Hof on May 22 for the ‘ILM Automotive Leather Supply Chain conference’. Two of the opening presentations focussed on novel FOC tanning systems.

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Zünd’s latest full turn-key cutting system on show at Simac

The Swiss developer and manufacturer of digital flatbed cutting systems will present its latest fully integrated turn-key cutting system for industrial, whole-hide leather processing, at the upcoming edition of Simac Tanning Tech to be held in Milan on February 21-23, 2017.

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