ILM March-April is published in time for its readers prior to the upcoming APLF Leather 2018 fair in Hong Kong and has a strong focus on new tannery machinery and automation, some of which was unveiled at the recent Simac Tanning Tech fair in Milan.

Alongside the machine technology, there is also an editorial focus on Industry 4.0 and the tannery, spray finishing and the fourth part of its in-depth look at the science behind leather softness.

Market reports

As well as all the latest insights into new technology and industry innovation, ILM March-April also features two in-depth market reports for Brazil and India, featuring opinion from key industry players and the latest market data and analysis.

Included in the Brazil report, ILM publishes two articles about JBS and its recent work on improving its supply chain protocol and compliance procedures. The Brazil market report also features tanners Couroquimica and Curtume della Torre, as well as meatpacker and hide processor, Minerva.

ISA TanTec and Auburn Leather

The latest edition of ILM has an exclusive interview with Tom Schneider, Executive Chairman of tanners, ISA TanTec about its LITE concept.

The guest opinion writer is Lisa Howlett, President of U.S. tanners, Auburn Leather, Chairperson of Leather Industries of America and Vice-Chairperson of the International Council of Tanners.

Fully optimised multi-platform ILM website 

International Leather Maker (ILM) remains at the forefront of new technology and is the most advanced multi-platform business media brand covering the global leather supply chain. That’s why most of our news appears online and on social media.

Our website has been designed to work seamlessly across desktop, smartphone and tablet applications with user friendly access to premium industry content and commentary. It is also the now the most updated global media resource on the web covering the tanning industry with over 25 new stories added each week.

This website features enhanced video content functionality as well as a more visual approach to news related images and picture carousels. As well as the new website, ILM has also updated its App which can be downloaded for free for apple and android devices for subscribers to access content online and offline.

The investment multi-platform media underlines ILM’s commitment to remaining at the forefront of creative and innovative content delivery to ensure that it remains as the leading leather industry news, technical and business information service. Look at on your smartphone or tablet today and see the difference. ILM is the only one that is truly optimised. 

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