New range of tanning agents from Silvateam

Italy
Published:  30 October, 2019

Italian specialty chemicals firm Silvateam has launched a range of new products. These include: 

Read more...

Eco and economic benefits from Sarchem

Turkey
Published:  30 October, 2019

One of the leading leather chemical producers, Sarchem Chemicals from Istanbul, Turkey, regularly offers innovative products and processes obtaining ecological and economical advantages. Sarchem develops new products and technologies focused on responsible care policy and sustainability and with the purpose of best response to market demands. 

Read more...

Buckman launches five new innovations

United States
Published:  22 October, 2019

Buckman has introduced five new products to its range over the past few months, aimed at the beamhouse and wet end processing of leather. They are as follows:

Read more...

New bio-polymers from KLF Tecnokimica

Italy
Published:  22 October, 2019

KLF Tecnokimica has recently developed a new product line of fatliquoring polymers and copolymers (fatty-polymer) with the objective to give the grain of the leather firmness, coupled with smoothness and softness.

Read more...

Wet-end chemicals from Debag Kimya

Turkey
Published:  10 October, 2019

Turkish beamhouse and wet-end chemical specialist Debag Kimya has launched a number of innovations. For the beamhouse, the following new products have been introduced: 

Read more...

Stahl’s Proviera - Probiotics for Leather registered at NSF

Worldwide
Published:  03 October, 2019

The chemical supplier’s 100% biodegradable solutions, Proviera- Probiotics for Leather, have been registered as being clean-labelled by international product testing and certification organisation NSF.

Read more...

Chinese furniture giant upgrades technology with Lectra

China
Published:  04 September, 2019

Kuka, a leading home furnishing supplier in China, has teamed up with France based Lectra in its pursuit to put digital technology at the heart of its leather cutting operations.

Read more...

Sustainable products and systems for the leather industry

Germany
Published:  30 August, 2019

Specialty chemicals company Lanxess will be showcasing its latest developments and innovations for the leather industry at the upcoming ACLE in Shanghai, taking place September 3-5. 

Read more...

Dermochimica introduces natural Hydroil

Italy
Published:  29 August, 2019

Based on the recovery water from olive oil production, Dermochimica meets the need of the leather industry to replace chrome and other heavy metals from the tanning process by introducing Hydroil.
Completely natural and eco-sustainable, Hydroil exploits the strong antioxidant and tanning properties of Oil Mill Waste Water (OMWW) for tanning and retanning of all types, qualities or end uses.

Read more...

TFL brings new unhairing agents to market

Germany
Published:  29 August, 2019

Chemical supplier TFL has introduced a range of new products over the past twelve months, including:

Read more...

Biosk recycling technology

China
Published:  29 August, 2019

In recent years, there has been a new revolution in China’s leather industry, with the launch of Biosk’s recycling technology. 

Read more...

Tear-resistance and wrinkle reduction from Pulcra

Germany
Published:  16 August, 2019

The newly developed Drasil FFD is a totally formaldehyde-free dicyandiamide resin, combining the typical filling power of a typical dicyandiamide retanning agent with the action of a highly efficient biopolymer.

Read more...

GSC anti-soiling solutions for automotive

Italy
Published:  16 August, 2019

Following increased requests for anti-soiling automotive leathers, GSC Group has developed a series of finishing systems that will help automotive tanners meet several specific OEM requirements and help deal with stains such as denim, coffee, grease and more. 

Read more...

Low odour and fogging from Zschimmer & Schwarz

Germany
Published:  16 August, 2019

German leather chemical producer Zschimmer & Schwarz has launched a range of new solutions, particularly suitable for the automotive leather market. 

Read more...

Sustainable solutions from Cromogenia Units

Spain
Published:  09 August, 2019

Cromogenia Units has introduced a range of eco-friendly and sustainable products over the past year, suitable for a host of leathers in the post tanning processes.

Read more...

Tanning and retanning solutions from Decision

China
Published:  09 August, 2019

Decision is one of the major manufacturers of leather and fur chemicals from China. The Company is introducing five new products to its portfolio. 

Read more...

TFL to showcase in boutique-style stand at ACLE

China
Published:  31 July, 2019

The specialty chemicals manufacturer will showcase finished leather goods with a boutique-style stand at the upcoming edition of the All China Leather Fair (ACLE), taking place September 3-5 in Shanghai.

Read more...

TFL releases Spring/Summer 2021 Colour Trends Catalogue

Worldwide
Published:  19 July, 2019

The specialty chemical supplier has released its new Colour Trends Catalogue for the season Spring Summer 2021, aimed at the leather garment, footwear, accessory and upholstery sectors.

Read more...

Eurofins | BLC upgraded leather supply chain traceability

United Kingdom
Published:  11 July, 2019

Eurofins | BLC’s upgraded supply chain mapping services seek to help businesses to understand their supply chain in detail.

Read more...

Innovative technologies and production systems from Elitron

Italy
Published:  02 July, 2019

Elitron designs and produces cutting systems, cad-cam software and automation solutions for many industrial sectors, and with over 30 years’ experience and heavy investment in R&D, Elitron today leads the way in a market oriented towards Industry 4.0.

Read more...

Upgraded foil transfer from Thema

Italy
Published:  02 July, 2019

Thema Das Comar has upgraded its Applicart Evo Pro foil transfer machine and relaunched the new version at the recent Simac Tanning Tech fair in Milan.

Read more...

Advanced through-feed sammying from Bauce

Italy
Published:  02 July, 2019

Italian wet-end tannery machinery specialist Bauce introduced its latest incarnation of its full hide, through-feed setting-out and sammying machine during the Simac Tanning Tech trade show in Milan last February. 

Read more...

Zschimmer & Schwarz celebrates 125 years at ACLE

China
Published:  01 July, 2019

The Germany headquartered specialty chemicals supplier, which is celebrating its 125-year anniversary this year, will display and discuss its new and successful applications at the upcoming edition of the All China Leather Exhibition (ACLE), taking place in Shanghai, September 3-5.

Read more...
Leather grading machine from DV Leather

Automated leather grading from DV Leather

Italy
Published:  26 June, 2019

Italian tannery automation specialist machinery maker Feltre has teamed-up with a Canadian company to form a joint-venture called DV Leather.

Read more...
Mec Giant 9.0 vacuum drier from Mac Man

Mec Man Giant vac drier

Italy
Published:  26 June, 2019

Occupying a whole corner of a hall inside the Fiera Milano Rho exhibition centre during Simac Tanning Tech last February was the enormous Mec Giant 9.0 vacuum drier from Mec Man.

Read more...
Klick 1

Automated leather printing from Elitron

Italy
Published:  17 June, 2019

Italy headquartered leather cutting, printing machinery and software systems manufacturer Elitron has developed an innovative automation development which was first previewed at the Simac Tanning Tech trade fair held in Milan last February, called Klick.

Read more...

Pajusco showcases patented Obelix

Italy
Published:  17 June, 2019

Pajusco, the Italy headquartered tannery and lab drum and process control equipment maker, has made several updates to its range, including a new patented layout of its Obelix plastic polydrum or wooden drum ranges. 

Read more...

Automated leather perforation from Teseo

Italy
Published:  10 June, 2019

Italian leather cutting and software technology provider Teseo has introduced a new automated leather perforating machine called UPP. 

Read more...
SuperVario T from Bergi.

Enhanced ironing and embossing from Bergi

Italy
Published:  10 June, 2019

The SuperVario T is an updated through-feed ironing and embossing machine for upholstery and automotive leathers, which is an evolution of Bergi’s Superpress T, the world’s best-selling ironing and embossing machine. 

Read more...
Versalis 2019 automated leather cutting machine.

Lectra launches Versalis 2019 and Leather Suite V7

France
Published:  03 June, 2019

Leather cutting specialist Lectra unveiled its new Versalis 2019 digital leather cutting line and Leather Suite V7 during its ‘Lectra Motor Show’ two-day automotive customer event at its technical centre in Cestas near Bordeaux in March.  

Read more...

Radiofrequency drying from Cartigliano

Italy
Published:  03 June, 2019

Italian tannery drying equipment maker Cartigliano introduced the latest versions of its radiofrequency, or RF dryers, at the Simac Tanning Tech fair in Milan last February. The latest models follow 30 years of research and development in the technology. 

Read more...

Elitron gain extra Kudos

Italy
Published:  28 May, 2019

A number of new or updated pieces of machinery and smart software solutions were unveiled by Italy based cutting system specialist Elitron during the Simac Tanning Tech fair in Milan this year.

Read more...

Cold and smooth leather milling

Italy
Published:  28 May, 2019

In the 2018 edition of Simac Tanning Tech, Italy based tannery equipment maker Erretre presented to the market its Cold Milling technology, an innovation that keeps the leather cooler and the air humidity optimal, using patented technology allowing the production of very tight-grained articles. The technology was once again promoted at the fair in Milan this year. 

Read more...

TanWare Blue from Incotec

Germany
Published:  20 May, 2019

Germany based tannery automation and measuring equipment specialist Incotec offers a product portfolio to automate wet processes in tanneries. 

Read more...

Attiva band-buffing machine from Bergi

Italy
Published:  20 May, 2019

Buffing is today a primary mechanical operation in the tannery and it often determines the quality of the final article. Leathers today are so specialised that every operation and process now often requires a dedicated machine. 

Read more...

Fratelli Carlessi presents Spray Lab XL

Italy
Published:  20 May, 2019

At the 2019 edition of Simac Tanning Tech in Milan, Italy finishing and drying machinery specialist Fratelli Carlessi presented Spray Lab XL; an extended version of its Spray Lab system first launched in 2017, with same benefits and versatility designed to spray hide sides.

Read more...

New rotary spray booth from Barnini

Italy
Published:  14 May, 2019

Quality, productivity and reproducibility are the key features of the new rotary spray booth from Italian finishing equipment specialists Barnini.

Read more...

Waterflow finishing from Spraytech

Italy
Published:  14 May, 2019

During the last Simac Tanning Tech fair in Milan, Italian finishing equipment maker Spraytech highlighted its innovative spray booth “Waterflow”.

Read more...

Cell Rotary Conditioner for drying leather

Italy
Published:  14 May, 2019

Fratelli Carlessi has invented what it claims to be the most versatile leather dryer on the market, suitable for pebble and smooth grain articles with excellent results in terms of yield and quality. 

Read more...

Lanxess releases Autumn/Winter 2020-2021 trends

Germany
Published:  08 May, 2019

The Germany headquartered specialty chemicals supplier has released a forecast of colours and trends for the Autumn/Winter 2020-2021 season.

Read more...

Master Server M6 ready for Industry 4.0

Switzerland
Published:  08 May, 2019

Switzerland headquartered tannery automation and machinery maker Hüni is constantly researching, developing and improving the data exchange for production processes based on the Industry 4.0 concept.

Read more...

Solaris rotary press from Mostardini

Italy
Published:  08 May, 2019

The latest version of Mostardini’s rotary press features an innovative patented heating system, known as Solaris, which combines the features and advantages of both electric heating and diathermic oil.

Read more...

Hardy UK re-blading services

United Kingdom
Published:  08 May, 2019

The very best machinery uses the very best shaving and fleshing blades. But this combination does not guarantee quality material output unless both are also maintained to the very best standards. Arguably, the most important factor in this ‘marriage’ of machinery and blade is the re-blading process. 

Read more...

Autofeed from Turner

France
Published:  01 May, 2019

Over the past year, French tannery machinery maker Turner has concentrated most of its R&D efforts on the optimisation of its automatic feeding system for the lime splitting machine. 

Read more...

Through-feed sammying of wet-blue

Italy
Published:  01 May, 2019

Italian tannery machine producer Escomar Italia has focussed its efforts on improving its through-feed sammying machine for wet-blue processing and introduced the new model “PCR-e56” at the Simac Tanning Tech fair in Milan last February. 

Read more...

Stahl’s fully-polymeric waterproofing solution

Worldwide
Published:  04 April, 2019

The Netherlands headquartered chemical manufacturer claims its newest leather waterproofing products, Densodrin Polymeric Generation and polymeric Densotan, transform leather waterproofing.

Read more...

Lectra opens Innovation Lab

France
Published:  21 March, 2019

Created by Philippe Ribera, Vice President Innovation, Lectra, the Innovation Lab is located in the heart of the Company's technological campus in Bordeaux-Cestas.

Read more...

Stahl launches first 100% polymer silicone waterproofing process

Worldwide
Published:  12 March, 2019

The Dutch chemical manufacturer is introducing the Densodrin Polymeric Generation, claimed to be the cleanest performing level of waterproofing available to tanners and shoe manufacturers.

Read more...
Starface from Gemata

Flesh side resin coating with Starface from Gemata

Worldwide
Published:  12 March, 2019

Starface is a patented rollercoating machine from Italian manufacturers Gemata, specifically designed to apply a chemical finish on to the flesh side of leather. Under current tanning practices, the leather that is to be coated on the flesh side is turned upside down and passed through a conventional rollercoater. Previously, it was impossible to include this process into a finishing line composed of machines which coat the leather on the grain side.

Read more...
Versalis 2019

Lectra launches Versalis 2019 and Leather Suite V7

France
Published:  08 March, 2019

Leather cutting specialist, Lectra unveiled its new Versalis 2019 digital leather cutting line and Leather Suite V7 during its 'Lectra Motor Show' two-day automotive customer event at its technical centre in Cestas near Bordeaux on March 7-8. The new machine will be available for its customers from June 2019.   

Read more...