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Africa‘s Largest Event for the World‘s Leather Industry

All-African Leather Fair (AALF) is Africa´s biggest and most important international exhibition & conference dedicated to leather, accessories, components, synthetics and models for footwear, leather goods, automotive and furniture. Launched in 2008, it has become...

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2021 Young Leather Scientist Grant Winners Announced Feb 2021

Winners of Two 2021 IUR Research Grants Announced The Executive Committee of the IULTCS is pleased to announce the winners of the 2021 IUR research grants to be awarded to two young scientists, under the age of 35. The monetary awards help support the work of young...

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New Convenors Appointed to Leather Testing Commissions

IULTCS Announces Two New Testing Commission Convenors At the recent virtual meeting of the IULTCS leather test method commissions two of the three Convenors were replaced -The IUP (Physical) and IUF (Fastness) Commissions have new Convenors: Jacqueline Glasspool was...

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New Website!

Welcome to our modern website that has been optimized for mobile devices and will give you a great experience. We thank Dr. Patricia Casey, Julian Osgood and ATC (thank you Jean-Pierre) for the support on the website design. Patricia and Julian will continue to update...

Incoming President’s Message

Welcome to the new decade! Now is the time to explore new prospects as the leather industry faces disruptive changes in demand and challenges to its identity and image in the marketplace. The IULTCS - as the legitimate global representative for science and technology...

Young Leather Scientist Awards 2021

The Executive Committee of the IULTCS is pleased to announce the 2021 grants to be awarded to three young scientists, under the age of 35, for research projects in the categories: Leather Research, Machinery / Equipment and Sustainability. International Union of...

New Members

IULTCS welcomes UNIDO-Leather Panel and Leather Naturally as new Observer Members. We will work closely with the members to promote Education and Training. IULTCS will be the Scientific arm of Leather Naturally.

IULTCS Merit Award

The IULTCS Merit Award For Excellence In The Leather IndustryBackground The preamble to the Statutes of the IULTCS state that the Society was founded for the purpose of encouraging the technology, chemistry and science of leather on a worldwide basis. It is...