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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?

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CheMI Manifesto

CheMI Manifesto Together with 300,000 European companies and 14 other European industry associations, COTANCE signs the CheMI Manifesto to advocate for improvements in the EU's chemical regulatory framework affecting the manufacturing industry using chemicals in their processes.   In our joint CheMI...

International Council of Tanners Pledges $15,000 to Support New York State Bill on Labelling of Automotive Interiors

International Council of Tanners Pledges $15,000 to Support New York State Bill on Labelling of Automotive Interiors United Kingdom – 4th June 2024 – The International Council of Tanners (ICT) is proud to announce a $15,000 donation to support the passage of the New York State Bill on the...

TCLF Joint Statement on European Elections

TCLF Joint Statement on European Elections On June 4, 2024, the European Commission’s DG GROW hosted a stakeholder event for the TCLF sectors to discuss updates on some of the key initiatives of the EU Strategy for Sustainable and Circular Textiles, the implementation of the Transition Pathway for...

Enhancing African Leather Exports to the EU

Enhancing African Leather Exports to the EU under the MARKUP II Initiative   Nairobi, 23 May 2024: COTANCE Secretary General Gustavo Gonzalez-Quijano reported on the challenges and opportunities of the EUDR for African leather exports to the EU as part of the ITC-led MARKUPII initiative, funded by...

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