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2021 Lineapelle New York cancelled

Sep 23, 2021 / United States
The New York edition of the Lineapelle fair has been cancelled due to continuing travel restrictions and the suspension of B1 visas by US authorities

Lusocal focus on sustainability

Jul 26, 2021 / Portugal
Recycled materials, biodegradable products and renewable energy. The Portuguese-based components company is embracing global sustainability and cross-sectoral policies in its productive process

India’s leather industry with two digits decline in the last fiscal year

Jul 5, 2021 / India
The leather industry in India is closing the fiscal year* with a decline of 27.39% in exports. All segments, with the exception of Saddlery and Harness, posted two digits drops, loosing almost a third of its value

Lineapelle returns to physical format

Jul 2, 2021 / Italy
In September, Milan will once again be the gathering location of the footwear industry. From the 22nd to the 24th of September, with the dates close to the Micam edition, Fiera Milano receives Lineapelle

Nona Source: online resale platform for materials from LVMH Fashion & Leather Goods Maisons

Apr 29, 2021 / France
The French multinational corporation and conglomerate specializing in luxury goods has announced the launch of Nona Source, the first online resale platform for “re-sourcing” materials from the Group’s Fashion & Leather Goods Maisons

How COVID-19 is impacting the footwear industry in Agra

Apr 20, 2021 / India
The local footwear industry had hoped that the pandemic would lose momentum and the expectation was for some recovery in 2021. However, a new pandemic wave is bringing added uncertainty back to the equation

UNIC issues warning over raw materials price increases

Apr 7, 2021 / Italy
According to publication ILM, the Italian Tanners Association (UNIC) is concerned over the potential increases in the prices of materials for the industry

Soprefa: from footwear to swimming pools

Apr 5, 2021 / Portugal
Specialist in the production of leather uppers for the footwear industry, the Felgueiras-based company is also active in other sectors, including swimming pool construction and maintenance

Hong Kong: APLF Fairs reschedule to November 2021

Mar 17, 2021 / Hong Kong
The Organisers of APLF announced today that the APLF-Leather, Materials+ and Fashion Access will be rescheduled from the 5th-7th July 2021 to the 17th-19th of November 2021. The events will take place, as usual, in Hong Kong

Inspiramais starts today

Jan 26, 2021 / Brazil
A new digital edition of Inspiramais is taking place today and tomorrow. With the theme Antidote, the design and material innovation program for the fashion world will present references for the 2022_I season, while reflecting on the changes caused by the pandemic

FIMEC postponed to May 2021

Jan 14, 2021 / Brazil
The Brazil-held FIMEC - International Fair of Leather, Chemical Products, Components, Machines and Equipment for Footwear and Tanneries postponed the date of its next edition to May (4th-6th). The event will be physical

The countdown for the Safety Footwear Revolution Week is on

Nov 3, 2020 / Portugal
From the 23rd to the 26th of November 2020 a fully digital and virtual conference is being organised by AMF SAFETY SHOES, TOWORKFOR, and ALOFT with an aim to discuss and reflect on 4 main revolutions impacting the Footwear Manufacturing sector

Inspiramais with successful digital edition

Sep 3, 2020 / Brazil
The event dedicated to fashion materials design was held between the 25th and the 27th of August in its first 100% virtual format. According to the organization, during the 3 days of Inspiramais the 150 digital stands received 40 thousand visits

New Generation: meet Flávio Ferreira

Jul 7, 2020 / Portugal
Flávio Ferreira has a background in Mechanical Engineering and works at Bolflex since 2015, but this being the family business he has been close to the growth and development of the company since a young age

Lineapelle to launch A New Point of View

Jun 25, 2020 / Italy
From the 22nd to the 23rd September 2020 Lineapelle will take place at Fieramilano Rho, showcasing together with all fashion exhibitions of made in Italy
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