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Industry encouraged to use #LoveMyLeatherJob

Thomas Lamparter of leather chemical maker wet-green used the 12th Leather Days conference platform to encourage members of the leather supply chain to use the hashtag #LoveMyLeatherJob on social media. Read More...

VDL now able to issue warnings over advertising

The German tanners’ association, Verband der Deutschen Lederindustrie e.V. (VDL), has been granted the ability to issue legal warnings to companies using the word leather in a misleading way in their advertising. Read More...

Germany’s leather sector shows little improvement

The German Leather Federation, Verband der Deutschen Lederindustrie (VDL), has issued its latest update on the state of the sector, stating that despite the ease of lockdown measures in the country, the leather industry remains only partially operational.

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Coronavirus: Round-up from global markets on the impact on the tanning industry

Continuing its overview on how the coronavirus is impacting the global tanning industry, ILM spoke to a number of international tanneries and industry associations to get an insight into how the current crisis is affecting the leather supply chain. As this is a fast evolving situation, the information is correct as of March 26, 2020, with the below focussing on the German, Indonesian and Thai markets.

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