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The Confederation of National Associations of Tanners and Dressers of the European Community (COTANCE) is the representative body of the European Leather Industry. It is a non-profit organization established in order to promote the interests of the European tanning industry at international level. Apart from representing European tanners and dressers, it also has the mission of promoting European leather both in the European and international markets.

 Leather is a material almost as old as mankind. A wearable natural second skin, it has provided protection, warmth and elegance to mankind for thousands of years. Is this material still up-to-date?

Latest News

Portugal adopts leather authenticity rules

Portugal joins the club of countries with mandatory Leather Authenticity Rules The Official Journal of the Republic of Portugal of January 4, 2022 publishes the Decree “Decreto-Lei n.o 3/2022” which sets the country’s mandatory Leather Authenticity Rules. With this legislation, yet another EU...

Launch of the TCLF Pact for Skills

Launch of the TCLF Pact for Skills : putting people at the heart of the industry’s competitiveness. Brussels, 16 December 2021 – 118 organisations have signed the TCLF[1] Pact for Skills, an initiative promoted by the European Commission and promoted by EURATEX,COTANCE and CEC, the umbrella...

Meeting with EVP Timmermans

COTANCE meets EVP Timmermans with its colleagues of the European Livestock Voice On 7 December COTANCE joined sector associations from European Livestock Voice in inviting EVP Timmermans to visit a beef and dairy farm in the Wallonia region of Belgium. The European Livestock Voice is the...

Traceability and Transparency in the TCLF industries

Traceability and Transparency in the TCLF industries What do these terms mean? Traceability is the capacity to track and trace a product to its origin, and Transparency is the level of public disclosure of the suppliers in a given value chain. They have become key concepts among apparel and...

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