BLC Leather Technology Centre (United Kingdom): Membership based organization for the global leather industry. Technical support, collaborative research and environmental services. Education and training programs. Consulting services and employee recruitment.
CLIC. Cordwainers Leather Industries Centre (United Kingdom): Center for education and training in design, technology, production and management in the footwear, small goods, fashion and saddlery industries. Based in the Cordwainer College.
IULTCS. International Union of Leather Technologists and Chemists Societies (United Kingdom) World wide membership based organization of leather technologists and chemists societies, dedicated to scientific study and development of international methods for sampling and testing of leather, and materials associated with leather manufacture.
LRI. Leather Research Institute (United States) Research, education and services to the US leather tanning and finished products industries. Information on types of leather, methods of tanning and leather history. Glossary of industry terms. Links to related sites.
Tannet (Europe) European Community sponsored project, dedicated to research and development of innovative and environmentally responsible processing procedures and methods in the leather tanning and manufacturing industries.
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