Product Environmental Footprint (PEF), a key topic at Hong Kong Conference

Product Environmental Footprint (PEF), a key topic at Hong Kong Conference

Dietrich Tegtmeyer, Vice President at LANXESS, will be presenting ‘Update of the Product Environmental Footprint (PEF) for Leather’ at the Sustainability in the Leather Supply Chain Conference on 30th March 2017, in Hong Kong.

 

At Lanxess, Dietrich Tegtmeyer is responsible for Global Crusting Development and Leather Industry Relations. He is a chemist who started his career at Bayer in 1989, and moved with the spinoff of the chemical business in 2004 to the newly founded company LANXESS. With various positions in process development administration and R&D management he now served as senior manager for over 15 years for the leather business.

 

Outside the company, Dietrich served as Executive Committee Member for the Leather Working Group for 4 years. Currently he is an executive of the German Union for Tannery Chemicals and Technologies (VGCT) and the TeGeWa, an association representing the German chemical industry as well since January 2016 the president of the International Union for Leather Technologists and Chemists Societies (IULTCS).

 

Lanxess are also Gold Sponsors of the conference – Read their sponsorship profile.

 

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.

 

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 2 parts; part 1 being the colorimetric method (technically unchanged from the current version of the method) and part 2 using a new technique – Ion Chromatography.

 

Read more about the new Chrome VI method.

 

28 February 2017

Latest News

Your 2021 Online Training...... Product Environmental Footprint (PEF), a key topic at Hong Kong Conference

Expand your knowledge in 2021 with our range of online training courses from just £270GBP* (discounted rates available...

11 January 2021
Biodegradability Testing –... Product Environmental Footprint (PEF), a key topic at Hong Kong Conference

It is important to understand the correct method of biodegradability testing to use on your products/samples. We can support...

10 December 2020
Happy Holidays, Opening Hours... Product Environmental Footprint (PEF), a key topic at Hong Kong Conference

Our laboratory will close on 24th, 25th, 28th and 29th December 2020, as well as 1st January 2021, but will remain open...

30 November 2020
Get Training Ready for 2021... Product Environmental Footprint (PEF), a key topic at Hong Kong Conference

Access our online training courses and webinars to get one step ahead of your competitors in 2021. Topics include leather,...

27 November 2020
Ensure your hand sanitisers,... Product Environmental Footprint (PEF), a key topic at Hong Kong Conference

Book your testing slot for November or December 2020 - contact our friendly team for support.

12 November 2020
Annex XVII of REACH Textiles... Product Environmental Footprint (PEF), a key topic at Hong Kong Conference

Is your business compliant with the new REACH Textiles Regulations coming into force on 1st November 2020? Contact us...

29 October 2020

Send An Enquiry

Contact Eurofins | BLC to discuss your enquiry with friendly and helpful experts and to get a quotation. For Eurofins | BLC to receive your enquiry, you must complete all 3 sections of the contact form below. To receive the Technical Update email, you simply need to complete this form. Eurofins | BLC aim to respond to all enquiries within 24 hours Monday to Friday.

  • Step 1 Tell us about your enquiry
  • Step 2 Tell us about your business
  • Step 3 Tell us how we can contact you

Select your enquiry category








Type your enquiry

Tell us about your business

Tell us how we can contact you