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Laboratory testing for fashion, luxury, sport, PPE markets...

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.

Laboratory accreditation
(Chemical & Physical testing)

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Worldwide implantation (Vietnam, Hong Kong, China, France...)

Laboratory testing in Vietnam, China, France...

Leather and fashion Trade shows

Les Portes du Cuir - Stand CTC
From 27 to 09-29 - 87200 Saint-Junien (France)

A+A - Stand 11C73
From 05 to 11-08 - Düsseldorf (Allemagne)

From 03-31 to 04-02/2020 - Hong Kong (Chine)

Leather and fashion industry news

  • Marcel Wanders creates digitally printed leather hide for Bill Amberg
  • Leather company expansion comes amid 9,000 jobs pledge
  • New leather factory in Paisley to create 100 jobs
  • ICT on Brazil: “Saying no to leather is a simplistic choice”
  • H&M Group pauses Brazilian leather sourcing as forest fires continue
  • The Biggest Shoe Trends of Spring 2020
  • New Balance & Formlabs Continue 3D Printing Pioneering Journey in Footwear
  • Gabriela Heart and Gucci stage carbon-neutral runway shows —
  • As Amazon Burns, VF Corp Says No to Brazilian Leather
  • Christian Louboutin Prevails Against Amazon in European Union Counterfeiting Case —
  • Sustainable cardboard shoe box «
  • MIT's crazy ink could make your shoes change color like a chameleon
  • Italy Passed China as Top US Leather Export Market in 2018 –
  • Hennes & Mauritz : H&M halts leather purchases from Brazil due to Amazon wildfires | MarketScreener
  • Govt's economic measures will attract investments, boost leather exports, said CLE
  • Aldo’s RPPL Sneaker Is Its First Sustainable Shoe –
  • These Shoes Are Made From Excess Waste Leather
  • SignLink
  • Nike Air Zoom UNVRS: First Look & Release Info
  • Major shoe company says it won't buy Brazilian leather
  • Shoe Zone CEO Nick Davis quits amid profit warning
  • Latest round of Trump's tariffs on China takes effect on many consumer goods
  • In A Blow To U.S. Consumers, Trump Just Hit Shoes, TVs, Diapers With Tariffs
  • Swedish retailer H&M temporarily bans leather sourced from Brazil
  • Timberland is the latest brand to tout sustainability with forest restoration project –
  • The Achilles Tendon and Running Shoes –
  • MIT made futuristic ink that can change your shoe color like a chameleon
  • New measures to boost India's leather sector exports: CLE - Fibre2Fashion
  • Shoes revealing just one big toe are fall's most debatable trend | Daily
  • Luxury Fashion Buyers Share Their Footwear Highlights for FW19
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