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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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CNAS certificate

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

Laboratory testing in Vietnam, China, France...

Leather and fashion Trade shows

Première Vision Leather - Stand 3F3
From 11 to 02-13 - Villepinte (France)

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

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

Leather and fashion industry news

  • Musée de la Ganterie (Museum of Glove-Making) – Grenoble, France
  • How the Stan Smith Went From Court to Catwalk
  • 4 Awesome Last-Minute Custom Gifts - Techlicious
  • Savior Rechargeable Heated Gloves —
  • 4 Gloves for Runners with Cold Hands –
  • Jelani Hankins Vows to Bring Shoemaking to New Orleans: Interview –
  • Continuing three decades of business, the apprentice has become the master at Broadway Shoe Repair
  • Best Work Gloves Review | Proven and Effective Products
  • Can Luxury Brands Adapt to a Direct-to-Consumer World?
  • Salomon's running shoe can be recycled into a ski boot
  • Zilingo Expands Supply Chain Digitization With Acquisition of nCinga –
  • Rusty Hall Returns to Mephisto as President and CEO of US Business –
  • 3D Printing Is Transforming the Way Footwear Brands Make Components –
  • Running Shoes We’re Most Excited About Trying in 2020 –
  • voxeljet enhances HSS to 3D print single parts with multi-material properties
  • The future of retail fashion is on-demand, 3D printed, and perfectly fitted
  • Meet Hands-Free Labs, A Leader In Hands-Free Sneaker Technology
  • Slip-Resistant Shoes | NIOSH | CDC
  • Peter Diamandis describes the retail experience in 2026 and beyond.
  • How We'll Buy Things in 2030: Smart Stores and Personalized Experiences
  • Nike to Start Tokenizing Its Shoes Making Them Limited Edition
  • American Footwear Brand Florsheim Takes Back The Family Business While Stepping Into The Bright Future
  • Sweden set to tax chemicals in clothing | Labels & Legislation News | News
  • Why Every Runner Needs Trail Shoes for Winter –
  • These Prada Pumps Will Never Go Out of Style
  • CHANEL opens new boutique in Montreal at Holt Renfrew Ogilvy – CPP-LUXURY
  • Camper Spanish Footwear is Designed on 3D Printers on the Island of Mallorca
  • Reinventing the retail store associate role | How To | Retail Customer Experience
  • FFANY 2020: Shoe Industry Insiders on 2020 Challenges + Opportunities –
  • Designer fashion, nostalgia magnet - what's behind the rise and rise of the sneaker?
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