New Chrome VI Method

New Chrome VI Method Imminent

An updated version of BS EN ISO 17075, the internationally recognised method for the analysis of chrome VI in leather, is due to be published by the end of February 2017. The updates will see the method being split into … Continue reading

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DNA Labelling

DNA Labelling – The smart way to follow materials through the supply chain

Dr. James A. Hayward, Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer of Applied DNA Sciences, will be presenting around the subject of DNA labelling in the leather supply chain. Audited paper trails rely on people’s integrity and on … Continue reading

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BLC’s Grand Leather Tour of Tamil Nadu, India | India International Leather Fair

At BLC, we like to keep in touch with members all over the world and ensure we are delivering a high level of customer service. On a recent trip to India, our Membership Development Manager, Michael Goode, attended the 32nd … Continue reading

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Foundation Course in Footwear Technology

Be One Step Ahead: Attend Our Foundation Course in Footwear Technology

Attend the BLC and BFA Foundation Course in Footwear Technology In conjunction with the British Footwear Association, BLC are pleased to present the BFA Foundation Course in Footwear Technology in 2017. For the British footwear industry to continue to thrive … Continue reading

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ZDHC Foundation

ZDHC Foundation to Discuss Key Areas in the Leather Value Chain at Hong Kong Conference

Frank Michel, the Executive Director of the ZDHC Foundation, will be speaking at the Sustainability in the Leather Supply Chain Conference in Hong Kong on 30th March 2017. The ZDHC Foundation is an organisation responsible for implementing the ZDHC programme, … Continue reading

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BLC Awarded Double ‘Certificate of Excellence’ for Formaldehyde Tests in Leather and Textile

News Release | 07 February 2017 Download the official BLC News Release. BLC Leather Technology Centre Ltd. has recently been awarded the ‘Certificate of Excellence’ for proficiency in Formaldehyde tests in leather (pt: iis16A09) and Free and Released Formaldehyde in textile (pt: … Continue reading

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February Leather Training Courses

February Leather Training Courses

February Leather Training Courses – This month, we’ve got a whole host of leather training courses for you to get your teeth into: 15 Feb – One Day Chemical Compliance and Product Safety Course The leather manufacturing process involves an intensive chemical … Continue reading

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Stahl will be Walking the Talk at the 2017 Sustainability in the Leather Supply Chain Conference

News Release | 26 January 2017 Download the official BLC News Release. Organised by BLC Leather Technology Centre Ltd and APLF, the Sustainability in the Leather Supply Chain Conference is due to take place on Thursday, March 30, 2017 in Hong Kong. Stahl, … Continue reading

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Four new SVHCs Added to the Candidate List

On 12th January 2017, four new Substances of Very High Concern (SVHCs) were added to the Candidate List bringing the total to 173 substances.   The legal obligations that companies may have resulting from the inclusion of substances in the … Continue reading

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Take Part in the BLC Training Webinar Series

BLC training webinar series keeps you up-to-date with the latest changes to chemical management and sustainability sectors. We have introduced BLC training webinars to our training portfolio, making it easier to attend our training courses no matter where in the … Continue reading

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