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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)

Sport Unlimitech - Stand 37
From 19 to 09-21 - LYON (France)

Leather and fashion industry news

  • AR and VR in retail: do shoppers buy the hype?
  • This space technology revolutionized athletic footwear - CNN Video
  • 3D printing patents filed in 2019
  • US imports from Bangladesh and Cambodia jump in May | Apparel Industry Analysis | just-style
  • Huntsman Offers Up New 3-D Printing Additives Optimized for Footwear –
  • AAFA Fighting the Fakes: Insights from Hudson Yards, New York
  • Gucci, Wannaby Launch Augmented Reality Shoe App
  • Can Foot Locker Be Cool? | Intelligence, BoF Professional | BoF
  • Relief for Kanpur leather industry: UP govt allows conditional re-opening | Business Standard News
  • Peak Sport presents sneakers using 3D printing beyond the midsole
  • Huntsman re-enters 3D printer materials market with IROPRINT
  • adidas Consortium Torsion Edberg Comp: Release Date & More Info
  • Camper and Ecoalf join forces for a sustainable footwear collaboration - News : Retail (#1118787)
  • 3D Shoe-Size Measuring Apps : Foot scanning tech
  • EU signs free trade agreement with Vietnam | News | DW | 30.06.2019
  • Christian Louboutin Spring 2020 Collection, Paris Haute Couture Week –
  • Première Vision to spotlight sustainability in New York - News : Trade shows (#1116532)
  • Gucci adds AR sneaker try-ons to its mobile app
  • Converse Launches RENEW Line Aimed at Reducing Fabric Waste and Plastic Pollution –
  • Durable 3D-Printed Sneakers : New balance 3D printed shoes
  • New Balance shoot its latest collection on the streets of Paris
  • How To Choose A Trail Shoe –
  • Stan Smith Speaks On Memories, Evolutions And Favorite Designs Of Signature Adidas Sneaker
  • Byredo, from fragrances to skeakers – CPP-LUXURY
  • Chinese startup invests $3million in 3D printed midsole production facility
  • New Balance and Formlabs revamp classic shoes with new 3D printing platform
  • Itally’s fashion industry generated €95.5 billion in 2018, up 0.7% compared to 2017 – CPP-LUXURY
  • Data and AI-Led Social Advertising Could Boost Mobile Retail Sales –
  • Footwear companies including Nike, Adidas urge Trump to stop tariffs
  • Gucci's iOS app lets you try shoes on remotely in AR
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