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S&V African Leather Magazine

The S&V African Leather Magazine is a monthly digital publication that focuses on the Southern & East African Leather industry.

Since its first issue was published in 1935 the publication has been the leading source for news and information relevant to the Southern & East African footwear and leather goods industry. Our editorial staff are well known and respected within the industry and have a depth of industry knowledge and insight honed over many decades. In short we have our finger on the pulse of industry, enabling us to provide current news and information that matters to those involved in the footwear and leather goods trade. Matters related to technology, trade, import, export, manufacturing, design, retail and all other aspects of the industry are reported on regularly, factually and extensively.

S&V African Leather Magazine Vol12 No3 March 2018


- Sutherland Tannery liquidation: Creditors offered 10c in the Rand and a resurrected customer.

- Air supply: Small variations can make a big difference, writes H. Proctor.

- Innovations applied to the production of wet-blue leathers, submitted by Quintin Marais, MD Rolfes Leather Division.

- Compiled by the ISTT.

Some hide and leather specifications
- Compiled by the ISTT.

Sector reports
- Exotics: Exotic leather tanneries need to diversify in every way, says Exotan.
- Automotive: Competition Commission to prosecute Takata for collusion, and approves takeover.

Fairs, conventions and conferences
- 2018 SATTA conference and expo.

Advertisers in this Issue
DyStar Boehme Africa (12), Fusion classified (8), Gameskin Safari classified (11), ISTT (17), Lanxess (2), Malome/TFL (4), Mimosa (15), Rolfes Leather Division (6), SCOT (9).

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