Evolved by Nature

Biofinishing system launched at Lineapelle

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Published:  28 September, 2022

Backed by brands such as Chanel, biotechnology company Evolved By Nature has innovated a new natural finish for leather using its proprietary Activated Silk technology

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CTC to present automated leather ID system in Milan

Italy
Published:  16 September, 2022

CTC, the technological institute for the French leather industry, will present its traceability solution, ALIS, at Simac Tanning Tech in Milan, September 20-22.

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Ermaksan to create custom hybrid drum for Qualus’ Sferes

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Published:  15 September, 2022

Ermaksan, the Turkey based machinery maker, is collaborating with Qualus to create a new “hybrid” polypropylene drum customized for the latter company’s Sferes technology.

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Atlas Refinery's latest chemical innovations

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Published:  30 August, 2022

The latest chemical innovations for the leather supply chain from Atlas Refinery, from retanning agents to lubricants.

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TFL's latest chemical innovations

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Published:  30 August, 2022

TFL Group provides an overview of its latest chemical innovations for the leather supply chain.

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Chemical innovations from Royal Smit & Zoon

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Published:  30 August, 2022

Royal Smit & Zoon provides an overview of its top leather chemical innovations, from retanning to finishing.

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Pulcra Naturalis focuses on biobased chemicals

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Published:  30 August, 2022

Pulcra has launched Pulcra Naturalis, which is focusing on the promotion of a product portfolio with a high content of bio-based carbon. 

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United Chemicals reveals Polysoft

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Published:  25 August, 2022

POLYSOFT SRE is a tailor-made product designed to bring a novel approach to fatliquoring and retanning processes. 

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Summarising Silvateam's latest innovations

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Published:  25 August, 2022

Italy-headquartered tannin extract and leather chemical maker Silvateam summarises its latest leather chemical innovations.

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Sarchem's latest leather chemical innovations

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Published:  25 August, 2022

Sarchem's latest product innovations for the leather supply chain include filling products, basecoats, emulsions and more.

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Four new products from Trumpler

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Published:  23 August, 2022

Trumpler is excited to announce the addition of four products to its range of sustainable leather chemicals.

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The latest Cromogenia innovations

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Published:  23 August, 2022

Cromogenia summarises its latest chemical innovations for the leather industry, including finishing and wet-end products.

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An overview of CHT's wax emulsions

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Published:  23 August, 2022

The CHT Group is a medium-sized global player for specialty chemicals and active worldwide in development, production and sales.

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NIR is the latest innovation from Syn-Bios

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Published:  17 August, 2022

The NIR TECHNOLOGY pigment series is based on the technology of reflecting the near-infrared spectrum of sunlight (NEAR INFRARED, hence NIR).

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Sisecam's eco-friendly Ecol-tan

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Published:  17 August, 2022

Ecol-tan is a basic chromium sulphate providing higher chrome exhaustion rates and an ecological solution with its pickle-free chrome tanning process.   

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Chemical innovations from ATC

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Published:  16 August, 2022

ATC provides an overview of its latest leather chemical innovations, from ACTOIL fatliquors to ACTYTOUCH finishing products.

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Biobased finishing solutions from Evolved By Nature

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Published:  16 August, 2022

Evolved By Nature is a sustainable biotechnology company that is using natural resources to advance the health of people and the planet. 

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Buckman launches Butan 7846 and Busperse 7848

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Published:  16 August, 2022

Buckman introduces Butan 7846, an acidic phenolic syntan that is a transparent liquid, light brown in color and low formaldehyde. It is mainly suitable for soft, plump chrome tanning leather.

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Statwatch is Todesco’s solution for productivity improvements

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Published:  14 July, 2022

Statwatch from Todesco is a software solution which allows users to monitor, in real-time, the production performance of the Todesco Innover and Kingfisher spray finishing lines.

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Quimser fatliquors produced without fish oil

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Published:  11 July, 2022

Spain-based leather chemicals maker Quimser has highlighted its efforts to produce products without damaging the environment with its new fatliquors.

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Innovations from Todesco

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Published:  31 May, 2022

A roundup of the latest developments from Italian machinery specialist Todesco, including its Statwatch system and Speedster spraying machine.

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JBS Couros announces EVO finishing technology

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Published:  26 May, 2022

JBS Couros has announced its new EVO finishing technology, which it says affords greater resistance and durability to leather products.

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New Synchrocoat-3400 from Bergi

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Published:  19 May, 2022

The Synchrocoat-3400 is a through-feed rollercoating machine, specifically designed for the synchro processing of full cowhides. 

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Pulcra launches Naturalis biobased product portfolio

Germany
Published:  05 May, 2022

Germany-headquartered leather chemical manufacturer Pulcra has announced Pulcra Naturalis, a product portfolio with high biobased carbon content.

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Zünd updates Mind software suite

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Published:  03 May, 2022

Switzerland-based Zünd Systemtechnik has announced additions to the Mind software suite to make digital cutting workflows easier and more efficient.

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BE. SPRAY from GER

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Published:  29 April, 2022

BE. SPRAY technology integrates three GER Elettronica innovations in a system that the company says guarantees complete control of the spraying process.

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Royal Smit & Zoon concludes sugar beet pulp research

Netherlands
Published:  29 April, 2022

Royal Smit & Zoon has developed a biobased alternative to petroleum-based chemicals for wet-end leather production.

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Erretre’s Ecotan spray cabin

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Published:  28 April, 2022

Designed to meet the most restrictive limits of emissions into the atmosphere, Erretre reports that Ecotan allows high abatement efficiency and improves colour transfer with product savings of up to 30%. 

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Ecospray from Barnini

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Published:  22 April, 2022

Ecospray is the result of a multi-year research and development project in collaboration with professionals, universities and companies from alternative sectors.

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J1 3400 rollercoaster from Rotacoat

J1 series rollercoater from Rotacoat

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Published:  19 April, 2022

Rotacoat reports that its new line of leather finishing machines represents a milestone in the development of the company’s modern rollercoaters made by the Italy based company.

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MAP NR from Mercier Turner

Back-and-forth spray action from Mercier Turner

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Published:  19 April, 2022

The MAP NR, already known for its revolutionary back-and-forth system at high-speed and maintenance-free robot, is evolving and integrating fully automated management by numerical control allowing the piloting of all the spraying parameters directly from the HMI with three main goals:

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Greenstars rollercoaster from Gemata

Greenstars from Gemata

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Published:  19 April, 2022

Greenstars is the new generation rollercoating machine from Gemata, which integrates and improves the previous model, Megastars, and allows for the finishing of cowhides, very light sheepskins and crusts, with a covering and precise effect even on very defective leathers and with high thickness variations, the company says. 

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Quimser’s eco-tanning solutions

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Published:  11 March, 2022

Spain-headquartered leather chemical company Quimser has developed a series of products for consumers who are demanding cleaner, more environmentally friendly leather products.

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Syn-Bios launches NIR technology

Italy
Published:  03 March, 2022

The leather chemical manufacturer has announced the development of a new series of chemical pigments for the automotive leather sector.

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Greenstars rollercoating from Gemata

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Published:  04 February, 2022

Italian finishing machinery specialist Gemata highlighted Greenstars, its latest rollercoating machine, during Simac Tanning Tech in September 2021. 

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Upgraded Newsplit from Mercier Turner

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Published:  03 February, 2022

The updated version of the Newsplit 600 splitting machine was unveiled by France-based tannery machinery maker Mercier Turner at Simac Tanning Tech in Milan in September 2021. 

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Bluextreme E-power from Bauce .

E-powered sammying from Bauce

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Published:  19 January, 2022

Bauce introduced a fully electrically powered sammying/setting out machine called Bluextreme E-Power during the Simac Tanning Tech fair in September 2021. 

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Superstar T through-feed ironing and embossing from Bergi.

Automated roller changeover from Bergi

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Published:  11 January, 2022

The Superstar T 3200 is a model derived directly from the Supervario T through-feed ironing and embossing machine, first presented to the public at Simac Tanning Tech in January 2019 by Italian tannery machinery specialists Bergi.

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Automatic hide grading from DV Leather

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Published:  22 December, 2021

DV Leather, a joint venture with Italian tannery machinery maker Feltre, has announced that its automated leather grading system is now up and running in a tannery environment in real life conditions.

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Leather Tattoo from Feltre

Leather Tattoo from Feltre

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Published:  16 December, 2021

Traceability in the leather value chain is one area where tannery machinery makers such as Feltre have been developing new innovations during the pandemic and it remains a hot topic in the marketplace. 

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Multiple Cells Conditioner

Multiple cells drying and conditioning

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Published:  16 December, 2021

Italian tannery drying and finishing machinery maker Fratelli Carlessi showcased its Multiple Cells Conditioner (MCC) during Simac Tanning Tech in September 2021. 

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Reduced emissions with Ecotan spray cabin

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Published:  04 November, 2021

Tannery equipment maker Erretre has introduced a spray finishing line which reduces both airborne emissions and chemical wastes.

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GER optimises spray finishing

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Published:  03 November, 2021

A common problem encountered by leather finishers is inconsistent spray finishing caused by blockages or a spray line setup that has not been optimised.

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RC Paint rollercoater from DMS International

Upgraded rollercoater from DMS International

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Published:  02 November, 2021

Italian leather finishing equipment maker DMS International showcased its updated version of the RC Paint rollercoater at the 2021 edition of Simac Tanning Tech in Milan. 

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Demonstration of the Mind ShoeDesign software on the Zünd stand

Shoe design software presented

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Published:  02 November, 2021

During the 2021 edition of the Simac Tanning Tech fair, which took place in Milan last September, Swiss cutting and automation specialist Zünd, along with partners Mindtech, showcased its latest Mind ShoeDesign software.

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Smit & Zoon launches new waterproof fatliquor

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Published:  29 October, 2021

Smit & Zoon has announced the launch of its new waterproof fatliquor, Aguastop PS 210.

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Whole hide buffing with Attiva

Italy
Published:  07 October, 2021

The Attiva 3200 buffing machine from Italian machinery company Bergi completes its range of through-feed continuous buffing machines.

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ELeather launches metallic leather collection

United Kingdom
Published:  28 September, 2021

The UK-based company, which manufacturers sheeting materials from tannery offcuts and shavings, has launched a metallic material collection for applications from transport to lifestyle.

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Costruzioni Meccaniche Persico

CM Persico expands continuous fleshing system

Italy
Published:  30 July, 2021

The Italian beamhouse machinery specialist, Costruzioni Meccaniche Persico has launched two models of its newly developed pumps for its continuous fleshing system: the P22 Dynamic and the P27 Dynamic fleshing pumps. They will be first showcased at the Simac Tanning Tech in 2021, the new products build on the features of the previous P22 model.

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Gemata launches new Greenstars roller machine

Italy
Published:  29 July, 2021

Italian finishing machinery specialist Gemata has launched Greenstars, its latest rollercoating machine. First launched in Milan at the Simac Tanning Tech event in 2020, it has been recognised by tanneries for its value and quality.

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