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

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 signees being well informed. Being able to tag materials enables their presence to be demonstrated, indisputably, throughout the supply chain. Plus, the final product is forensically marked and protected from counterfeiters.

Applied DNA Sciences are the creators of unique botanical DNA-based tagging and authentication systems which have been successfully implemented to improve supply chain management, protecting textiles, electronic components, cash, vehicles and many other assets.

The leather industry supply chain is complex and there is currently no complete and reliable system for managing traceability. DNA labelling could provide the solution to secure the entire value chain, from the farm to the retailed product.

Read Dr. James Hayward’s speaker biography and find out more about the Sustainability in the Leather Supply Chain Conference 2017.

Attend the Sustainability in the Leather Supply Chain Conference

Platinum sponsor, Stahl.

Building on the success of previous years, the theme of this year’s conference will be focused on building a sustainable value chain for the leather industry. A key requirement for all retailers and brands is upstream supply chain transparency. This year’s event will include presentations which concentrate on the lifecycle of products with sustainability and innovation being key themes.

Topics such as effective supply chain mapping, recent developments of the multi-brand ZDHC, alternative materials, innovation in chemistry and animal welfare will feature in presentations during the event. We promise an exciting line-up of international industry leading specialists, including major brands and/or retailers, tanners, leather supply chain suppliers (machinery/chemicals) and organisations presenting the most up-to-date developments across a range of topical subjects.

Date: Thursday 30th March 2017
Duration: 12:00 to 17:30
Location: Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre

Register your place today with APLF – Discounted rates for BLC Members.

28 February 2017

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