Leather 360 Seminar BOSTON
The Leather 360 degree Seminar is designed to help sourcing managers, brand managers and quality control professionals better understand all things leather - helping them make better decisions on leather types for shoes, belts, and bags as well as the quality and price.
Apr 12, 2016, 09:30
Apr 12, 2016, 16:00
Boston, United States
This seminar is designed to help sourcing managers, brand managers and quality control professionals better understand all things leather - helping them make better decisions on leather types for shoes, belts, and bags as well as the quality and price. NEW! Quality Control Session.
9:30 am: Registration Opens
10:00 am: Leather 101
Hide and Leather Types
Regional Leather Profiles
Life Cycle & Manufacturing
11:15 am: Leather Supply Chain Issues & Solutions
- Tool kit provided to help evaluate supply chain risks
- How to help your factories become a better partner
- Reduce chemical testing
12:15 pm: Lunch (Provided)
1:00 pm: Leather Sourcing & Legal
Leather Footwear Customs Classification Issues
US Labeling Laws
Leather trade considerations and laws
Leather sourcing trends and issues
2:15 pm: Break
2:30 pm: Leather Characteristics, Quality Control and Chemical Laws
Leather Characteristics (Interactive Session)
- Hands-on session looking at different leather types (aniline, semi-aniline, pigmented, etc.)
- Tanning Errors & Quality Control
Laws on Chemicals Used in Leather Processing & Manufacturing
Interactive Session with samples and presentations
- Attendees bring quality control issue samples for free consultation & to help evaluate defects in production
4:00 pm: Closing
Space is Limited - Register today!
Date: Tuesday, April 12, 2016
Time: 9:30 am – 4:00 pm ET
Location: Clarks Americas, Inc.
156 Oak St.
Conference Room 3A
Newton Upper Falls, MA 02464
Cost: Non-Members: $225 | FDRA Members and SGS Clients: 150