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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...

Business continuity CTC - COVID-19

In Lyon, on March 16, 2020, CTC has implemented a series of protocols which help to limit the spread of COVID-19.   Read more

Leather and fashion Trade shows

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

Leather and fashion industry news

  • New Balance Is Producing Face Mask Prototypes in Its US Factory
  • Adidas’ new shoe insole can track soccer player movements thanks to Google Jacquard technology
  • asics unveils meta series with virtual reality sneaker launch
  • Microsoft invents Smart Gloves with mixed materials to support both maximum flexibility and internal components
  • adidas GMR puts Google Jacquard in shoes to gain FIFA in-game stats
  • Asks: Christian Louboutin - Not all shoes are made for walking | Podcasts
  • Complimentary Healthcare Worker Footwear : free shoes for healthcare workers
  • How Princess Diana Inspired Christian Louboutin’s Love Shoes
  • Wearable devices powered by body motion using stretchable carbon nanotube thin films
  • 3D-Fuel to provide Dow polyethylene filament in North America
  • Stuart Weitzman Reveals His Stunning Antique Shoe Collection
  • VIDEO > Reviewing Cat's Kinetic Ice+ Boots' Vibram Ice Traction, Insulation from the Arctic Circle
  • DIOR opens in New York’s SOhO a new men’s store featuring a new retail design – CPP-LUXURY
  • HOKA’s TenNine Running Shoe Is So Specialized, It’s Not Safe for Driving or Stairs
  • The Rise of 3D Printing in Retail Businesses
  • Augmented Reality Is Changing How You Update Your Wardrobe
  • Would you wear clothes made from rubbish? | Fashion | The Guardian
  • Racer Guide Gloves | Gear Review
  • Marina Raphael of Swarovski family to present her luxury leather goods label in Paris - News : collection (#1182391)
  • The New Spidi Rainwarrior H2Out Motorcycle Gloves
  • Bottega Veneta Just Introduced a 100% Biodegradable Boot
  • Christian Louboutin: Red Soles, High Heels, and a Global Quest for Trademark Rights —
  • Luxury Daily
  • Dr. Martens’ Third Collaborative 1460 Remastered Boots Is Hello Kitty
  • 3D-printed footwear makes growing popularity and emerging trends
  • Gardening Gloves With Giant Claws Attached
  • Best Heated/Electric Motorcycle Gloves
  • Jennifer Lopez Is Launching Her Own Footwear Line
  • Unleashing The Potential of Fish Leather
  • Luxe Gardening Gloves : Garden Glory
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