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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

China International Footwear Fair - Stand E2/B03a
From 08-30 to 09-01 - Shanghai (Chine)

Première Vision Leather - Stand 3F56
From 19 to 09-21 - Villepinte (France)

Les Portes du Cuir - Stand CTC
From 09-29 to 10-01 - Nontron (France)

Leather industry news

  • Kappa owner seals deal for Sebago brand
  • Vibram updates offering as Megagrip sales grow 30% a year
  • Reebok creates new space boot for astronauts
  • TFL to highlight fashion and environmental chemistries at ACLE
  • EU and Japan agree on leather and shoe quotas
  • Textile Exchange adds social elements to revamped recycling standards
  • Lectra to help develop innovative materials
  • Clarks leap forward - International Leather Maker
  • Clarks to open shoe manufacturing unit at UK headquarters 
  • ZDHC conformance manual is “an important next step”
  • JBS parent company may sell footwear group
  • Vietnamese province expresses interest in new tanning cluster
  • Burberry’s bag business “outperforms”
  • ZDHC’s new chemicals tool will be offered to all
  • Algae foam could be “true revolution” for footwear industry
  • Sportswear takes over footwear for Chinese giant Belle
  • World Bank funding will help Ethiopia’s leather sector improve quality
  • JBS outlines sustainability progress in 2016 report
  • Belle International joins up-for-sale footwear groups
  • Leather means leather in Brazil
  • BASF deal will be good for tanners, Stahl CEO says
  • Stahl’s owners are happy to have held onto the company
  • TFL releases Autumn/Winter 2018-19 trends
  • Shoes and leather goods lift Kering’s Q1 sales
  • Jimmy Choo, Bally and Belstaff up for sale
  • GLCC agrees policy statements to promote “responsible” leather
  • Leather goods momentum for LVMH
  • Vietnam to speed up leather and footwear sector development
  • No hang tag can save a commodity from disaster
  • CLIA pleased by early 2017 results after last year’s “slump”
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