Leather & Footwear

Latest innovations and trends in leather industry from Lanxess in ACLE


The world of leather industry is going to be revolutionized by the latest innovations from Lanxess, one of the leading specialty chemicals brands. The innovations in the leather industry from this brand will be showcased at the All China Leather Exhibition (ACLE) that will be held in Shanghai from 29th August to 31st August this year. The occupied booth number E03 at Hall No. 2 will be delivering knowledge about the latest chemicals invented by the brand to the admirers. These chemicals can be used to make a remarkable enhancement in the quality of the leather used to manufacture shoes, furniture, apparel, upholstery in automotive industry, etc.

Innovations to admire

The prime focus of this year’s ACLE in China is to improve the air quality inside the vehicles using leather upholstery. Lanxess will also organize a seminar for the trade visitors on the second day of the exhibition from 12.00 pm to 13.30 in room M20, Hall E2. The seminar will be conducted by Dr. Volker Rabe, Head, Technical Product Management for Tanning Technology, Lanxess, regarding the latest research results on volatile organic compounds (VOCs) inside a closed environment using leather upholstery.

The company has gone a step forward in reducing the odor of the chemicals used to prepare leather. The guests will participate in an interactive session where they will learn how to handle the organic chemicals and control such odors. The next phase will be carried on by Dr. Dietrich Tegtmeyer where he will describe the updates regarding the use of ortho-phenylphenol (OPP). The brand will also cast light on the latest coloring and happening trends in the footwear and other leather goods industry.

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