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Global Quality Solution

Armed with expertise that began in 1899, CTC has become a market leader through a one-of-a-kind research centre for leather, footwear, leather goods and gloves.

CTC provides solutions for manufacturers, distributors and brands, in the fashion, luxury goods, sport, and personal protective equipment (PPE) markets, as well as in the environmental sector.

CTC's customer-focused services include all the steps required for design, manufacturing, sourcing and distribution, covering raw materials, such as leather and textiles, components such as metal pieces, or finished products such as fashion accessories or items of clothing.




Trade shows

The 18th International - Shoes & Leather Exhibition - Stand CTC
From 12 to 07-14 - Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam)

ACLE All China Leather Exhibition - Stand CTC
From 08-30 to 09-01 - Shanghai (Chine)

Première Vision Leather - Stand CTC
From 19 to 09-21 - Villepinte (France)

Leather industry news

  • India’s leather sector fears raw material shortage - International Leather Maker
  • Nike remains the world’s most valuable apparel brand
  • BASF to present new ideas in Hong Kong
  • AAFA to support development of East African manufacturing
  • Lectra to help women’s brand boost product development
  • Directa Plus to lead smart fabrics research project
  • Record operating income for Kering
  • Italian luxury brands show support to footwear industry
  • The power and importance of definitions
  • UK asked to pay €2 billion over Chinese shoe import fraud
  • Lectra invests more in R&D to help customers achieve Industry 4.0 success
  • Leather Is My Job project leaders launch photographic competition
  • Labour costs in China have tripled since 2005
  • Bergi prepares for buffing “revolution”
  • Brazil’s leather exports down, but finished leather shipments up
  • US hides bring in export revenues of $2 billion in 2016
  • Plan in place to “revitalise” Bottega Veneta
  • French startup offers personal climate control
  • COTANCE to contribute to new training and skills initiative
  • India’s leather industry moves “into a new phase”
  • Record revenues for LVMH in 2016
  • Le Marche partners launch ‘Art of Tanning’ master’s course
  • A new approach as Tannery of the Year enters its sixth programme
  • GDS “no longer the right format” for footwear sector
  • Michelin extends sole project to skate shoes
  • SUV growth is good news for automotive leather
  • Fitness and innovation at centre of new Reebok headquarters
  • Young people in France still want to learn to be leathergoods artisans
  • Stahl makes flame-retardant products acquisition
  • Chanel chooses shoe focus for Hawai store
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