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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

All China Leather Exhibition (ACLE) - Stand E1-E04b
From 03 to 09-05 - Shanghai (Chine)

Première Vision Leather - Stand CTC
From 17 to 09-19 - Villepinte (France)

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

Leather and fashion industry news

  • 4 Chinese Brands that Show Potentials in Modern Luxury
  • Basketball Athletic Footwear Market to Witness Huge Growth by 2023 |Key Players: Skecher, K-Swiss, MIZUNO, KAPPA, Merrell, Vibram –
  • Benheart Italy - Luxury Bespoke Leather
  • Anuschka Debuts Artful Leather Handbags and Footwear on HSN
  • dti initiative to boost clothing, footwear and textiles in SA | The Mercury
  • JD com : Prada Partners with JD.com to Expand Digital Presence in China | MarketScreener
  • Inside Birkenstock backstage: here leather undergoes special processing
  • Ralph Lauren Just Vowed to Tackle Two of Fashion’s Biggest Issues –
  • More Chinese Consumers Are Shopping Local: Impact on US Luxury Market –
  • Cybershoes – a giant step forward in gaming?
  • From Deichmann to Ecco: here is the footwear global giants top ten ranking
  • Vapesol launches a footwear design contest: Lineapelle is the prize
  • Tech companies are changing, for the better
  • Foot-Massaging Insoles : Massaging Reflexology Treatment
  • Going beyond 3D printing for the Purmundus challenge 2019
  • Why Apparel and Footwear Cannot Afford to Ignore Sustainability –
  • Birkenstock opens manufacturing sites for behind-the-scenes- tour - News : Industry (#1106486)
  • Fashion Forward: How Tech Is Targeting Waste & Pollution In The $2.4T Fashion Industry
  • Does the Industry Know How Much Footwear Waste it Produces? –
  • Japanese women are signing a petition to ban high heel requirements in the workplace
  • Apparel Brands Are Testing the Waters of Mass Customization –
  • 10 Times the Platform Shoe Changed the World for Women –
  • Amazon’s StyleSnap App Finds You Clothes From Your Photos Via AI Tech –
  • The Terror of Tariffs: Retailers See It Very Differently Than The Trump Administration
  • Christian Louboutin to Be Honored by the Couture Council This Fall –
  • Schuh to exit Germany and focus on UK & Ireland
  • Motorcycle Jackets Made for Summer Riding •
  • From 3D printing to ingredient development: Icelandic innovators taking waste out of the blue economy
  • The Future Of Fashion: From Design To Merchandising, How Tech Is Reshaping The Industry
  • Nike, Adidas, and more than 170 other shoe companies warned of the trade war's 'catastrophic' impact on Americans in a scathing letter to Trump
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