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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.

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Leather and fashion industry news

  • India’s leather industry looks for a way out by making work gloves
  • First cohort starts fashion sustainability certificate with IFM-Kering tie-up - leatherbiz.com
  • LTA nets five-year apparel deal with Andy Murray brand - SportsPro Media
  • Covestro in Additive Manufacturing: On the path to circular economy
  • Are ateliers like the petit h at Hermès the future of luxury fashion?
  • 3D printing on the path to the Circular Economy
  • How to build an exoskeleton
  • Dior launches virtual sneaker try-on with Snapchat - News : innovations (#1256393)
  • The real winners of the US-China trade dispute | Business| Economy and finance news from a German perspective | DW | 29.10.2020
  • How to Choose the Right Disposable Gloves for You
  • Hermès returns to growth in third quarter - International Leather Maker
  • China Fashion Week back on track - International Leather Maker
  • ISA TanTec’s new materials will replace plastic, not leather - leatherbiz.com
  • Ferragamo introduces online immersive shoe customisation - International Leather Maker
  • Young Leather Scientist Grant 2021 open for application submission - International Leather Maker
  • How 3D Printing Enables More Sustainable Designs (Video #2) : Additive Manufacturing Magazine
  • Pittards sees more opportunity than risk after H1 disruption - leatherbiz.com
  • How AR Is Redefining Retail in the Pandemic
  • What Robots Can Do for Retail
  • Present and future of Italian leather: Gianni Russo’s Interview
  • COTANCE calls on the European Commission to regulate the use of the term leather - Euroleather
  • SSIP launch Leather Innovation Challenges for digital tannery
  • Dani focus on Zero Impact leather sustainability
  • Brand Tool Kit —
  • Scientists offer companies a novel chemistry for greener polyurethane
  • FIFA and CEN signing a liaison agreement to cooperate in standardization 
  • Nike shares hit a record high after the company reported an 82% jump in online sales
  • Retour en images sur la 2ème édition du Sustainable Leather Forum
  • Kuntai Machinery Recently Introduced Highly User-friendly Industrial Cutting Machines for Cutting Various Types of Materials At Factory Cost – Southern India Reporter
  • Transitioning to Sustainable Future for Kolkata Leather Industries - European External Action Service
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