S&V Weekly Newsletter Vol.3 No.6, February 13, 2017
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Sutherland Tannery: Latest
From Neil Button, Stowell Estate Administration Trust
Okapi closes shank plant
Pinetown (SA) – The Okapi division of Southey Holdings Industries, one of two local manufacturers of steel shanks for footwear, has decided to discontinue production of that line as of this month.
Last handful of free flights to Cape Town – going, going…
Cape Town (SA) – Most of the free flights being offered by the Indian Council for Leather Exports to attend its exhibition in Cape Town on March 8 and 9 have been taken up.
Johannesburg (SA) – The 2nd annual Personal Protective Equipment Symposium will be held on March 29 and 30 at the 3M auditorium in Woodmead, Johannesburg, according to a release from organiser Amabhubesi.
They Said It
"I can assure you, Rodney Bryant is still very much in charge. He still opens the office at 06:00 every morning and is always the last one to leave. It would seem that reaching his ‘50 Years of Service’ to the industry - and getting a new knee - have only motivated him more! No signs of slowing down even as he turns 70 this year!." - Nicholas Bryant, Rodney’s son, on who’s the boss.
Birthdays this week
13/02/1943: Val Barnes, retired, formerly Edcon, Durban.
In Memoriam this week
14/02/2004: Brian Matkovich (b. 06/02/1941), Futura Footwear, Pinetown.
Do you have any names you’d like to add to our list of birthdays and In Memoriam? Please send the details.
ABSA Agri Trends 31/01: Hides & skins prices
The average bovine hide price over the past week was R15.10/kg green. Hide prices are determined by the average of RMAA and independent companies. “Hide prices are coming under immense pressure to reduce and the expectations are that prices may drop over the next few weeks.” – Quote from the weekly report, Jan 24.
Trade Fair dates
For a list of local and international trade fairs covering footwear, leather goods, leather and PPE, visit our website: http://www.svmag.co.za/events.php
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Next newsletter: February 20, 2017.