Publisher of leading trade magazines for the Footwear, Leather-goods, Leather & PPE industries

PLEASE NOTE: We are currently busy with the rollout of the new website so there are elements that are currently still being tweaked and content being added.

S&V African Leather Magazine Vol11 No8 August 2017

This Magazine is sponsored by SAFLIA

Click the advert links for more info.  •   Download PDF


- The annual Automotive Export Manual 2017 shows that in 2016 SA imported more stitched leather seats / parts than it exported, and that exports declined further.

- Is the African Buffalo an opportunity to take something unique to market?, asks columnist H. Proctor.
- World Leather CEO says shipments of wet-salted hides should stop.

- Clean technology in the liming process - Part 2, by Dr Clive Jackson-Moss, ISTT.

Some hide and leather specifications
- Compiled by the ISTT.

New products
- New, water-based dyestuffs from Lanxess for leather finishing.
- Dyneema bonded leather is 'the thinnest, strongest leather ever'.
- New X-Rite multi-angle spectrophotometers 'set industry standard for characterising effect finishes'

The Environment
- Advice on recycling lubricating oil (and other items).

- Report from ACLE organisers.

- Stable global stocks in 2017/18.

Advertisers in this Issue
DyStar Boehme Africa (2), ISTT (9), Lanxess (OFC), Mimosa Extract Co (8), Rolfes Chemicals (4), SCOT (6).

©2017 S&V Publications