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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

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

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

Expoprotection - Stand CTC
From 03 to 11-05/2020 - Paris (France)

Leather and fashion industry news

  • Changing the Way Footwear is Manufactured
  • How These Three Designers Transformed adidas’ Classic Campus Sneaker
  • Origin starts shipping Origin One 3D printer
  • OPENUU x RIL CREED repurposes leather offcuts into eco-friendly products
  • How PUMA Has Integrated Technology Into its New York Flagship Store
  • These Running Shoes Will Revolutionize How You Train
  • Sneakers meet the blockchain in New Balance shoe authenticity pilot
  • Best Trail Running Shoes of 2019 –
  • Heels that turn into flats: the start-up taking the pain out of fashion
  • Can Under Armour Continue To Grow Its Revenues This Year?
  • New Balance Will Implement Blockchain Tech For Product Authenticity Verification
  • The 7 Biggest Shoe Trends For Fall 2019
  • Sneaker Con Los Angeles 2019 Aleali May Fashion Collaboration –
  • Footwear Retailers Find Right Fit For Innovation
  • EOS launches TPU 1301 material for flexible 3D printed parts
  • Around Town With The OESH Townie 3D Printed Shoes: Review
  • Eliud Kipchoge Breaks Two-Hour Marathon Record
  • 's 39 Favorite Shoes of Spring 2020 Fashion Month
  • Allbirds, a shoe brand born online, to double stores - Canadian Business
  • Would you take fashion tips from Alan Titchmarsh? | Television & radio | The Guardian
  • Adidas 1st to sell shoes via Snapchat game
  • 8 Best Motorcycle Riding Shoes for Men of 2019
  • Best Running Shoes 2019
  • Adidas trainers which collectors queued for three days to buy are being sold for £58,000 on eBay | Daily
  • 10 Best Shoes at Paris Fashion Week Spring 2020 –
  • Auxiliary shoes launches AR experience with Selfridges - News : Retail (#1143522)
  • 's 27 Favorite Shoes From Milan Fashion Week for Spring 2020
  • Top Brands, Influencers Create Exclusive Shoes For Nordstrom NYC Store –
  • LVMH Announces New Guidelines on Fur and Leather Sourcing
  • More Signs The Athleisure Trend Isn’t Slowing Any Time Soon
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