Leather

May 26, 2010 - 9:24am

At last month’s Ebace, Townsend Leather promoted its latest Milano collection of upholstery leather–four patterns in 14 colors each from rich creams to pewter, all inspired by the ancient Italian city of da Vinci.

The Johnstown, N.Y.-based firm also showed off its new Gerber hide-cutting machine operation, which allows digitized cutting to ensure the best yield from any hide.

May 3, 2010 - 11:12am

Edelman Leather is introducing an addition to its line of fine leathers for aircraft interiors– one with a little more hair than usual. The New Milford, Conn.-based company is calling it the “leather fur rugs” line. The particular breed of cow from which the hides are taken is without the distinctive markings typical of some breeds and is an overall beige, gray, brown or black of varying shades.

May 3, 2010 - 11:12am

Edelman Leather is introducing an addition to its line of fine leathers for aircraft interiors– one with a little more hair than usual. The New Milford, Conn.-based company is calling it the “leather fur rugs” line. The particular breed of cow from which the hides are taken is without the distinctive markings typical of some breeds and is an overall beige, gray, brown or black of varying shades.

April 28, 2010 - 6:37am

At EBACE this year, Edelman Leather (Booth No. 1661) is introducing an addition to its line of fine leathers for aircraft interiors–one with a little more hair than usual. The New Milford, Connecticut-based company is calling it the “leather fur rugs” line.

February 24, 2010 - 5:34am

Edelman Leather of New Milford, Conn., has introduced a touch of metal to a new line of leather goods for private jet interiors. As Edelman puts it, it has added a sprinkling of gold dust–“just enough to add glamour.” The line comes in 10 variants, including Metallic Dream Cow, Pitch Brown, Night Life Demi Cow Volcanic Ash and City Lights Goldini.

October 21, 2009 - 10:45am

Townsend Leather of Johnstown, N.Y., is featuring the new Townsend pattern-cutting system this year at its booth (No. 4841). The automated, high-speed leather cutter detects the perimeter of the hide it is cutting and is designed to increase cutting yield and overall productivity.

October 19, 2009 - 2:07pm

Zenda Leather of Uruguay (Booth No. 2862) has reached a merger agreement with Marfrig Group, the fourth largest meat packer in the world. “Both companies aim to improve their competitiveness, Marfrig being a supplier of raw material to Zenda,” said Juan Diego Casaretto, Zenda managing director for North America.

October 2, 2009 - 11:49am

Townsend Leather plans to introduce its new Artesano Woven leather at the NBAA Convention this month. The Johnstown, N.Y.-based fine leather purveyor describes the product as an “exquisitely beautiful” new spin on old-world craftsmanship. It is created from lambskin hand-glazed in the U.S. and woven on antique teak looms in the Philippines. The collection is already in stock in colors that include antique lace and black tuxedo. 

October 9, 2008 - 6:50am

Perrone Aerospace, a Fultonville, N.Y.-based provider of leather and textiles, has been expanding its capabilities, adding the first laser-guided, water-jet cutting machine to be used in the U.S. on leather products. The water-jet cutter is designed to produce extremely close tolerances of less than 0.004 of an inch, reducing scrap leather.

October 6, 2008 - 8:09am

Zenda Leather (Booth No. 3275) is exhibiting technology that it claims improves the quality and longevity of custom leather. The 65-year-old tannery’s anti-soiling eZclean technology increases soiling resistance, simplifies the cleaning process, reduces maintenance costs and preserves the properties of leather, the company said, adding that it designed the product by studying the science of soiling.

 
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