Press Releases

Tuesday, July 18, 2017 - 15:01

The first Italian-Vietnamese Technology Centre has been opened in Vietnam. Created by ASSOMAC with the financial support of the Ministry of Economic Development (MiSE) and the Italian Trade Agency, its chief aim is to further the development of the local industry.

The Technology Centre has a complete line of Italian footwear-production machinery and equipment, marking a major step forward in the local promotion of Italian technology.

Thursday, June 29, 2017 - 17:05

The Association promotes sustainability in the footwear, leather-goods and tanning technology industry

In conjunction with the Annual Meeting, ASSOMAC is presenting the Green Label, a voluntary scheme that takes concrete form in a tool available to Members, an ID credential that assures end clients of the efficiency, low environmental impact and operational safety parameters adopted by the manufactured technology.

Thursday, June 29, 2017 - 17:03

“International trade growth is slowing but our exports are up in a positive cycle”

World trade is slowing, with political and economic turbulence emerging on many markets as well as uncertainty regarding a protectionist turn by certain world leaders, but the footwear, leather-goods and tanning machinery industry has delivered yet another positive year.

Friday, July 29, 2016 - 09:36

Simac Tanning Tech, the exhibition of technology for the footwear, leather-goods and tanning industry, will be at Lineapelle from 20 to 22 September – in the Business Lounge created by ASSOMAC with the backing of ICE-Agenzia, Pavilion 09 Stand T3-7 U4-8.

Friday, July 1, 2016 - 10:18

The Annual Assomac Meeting brought together players from the leather fashion and footwear industries

A system on the move, sharing and seeking common ground and cooperation to tackle market challenges: this is the picture painted by the Annual Assomac Meeting attended by players from the leather fashion and footwear industries, who discussed and debated on "The strength and value of the Italian system worldwide: working together for growth".

Friday, July 1, 2016 - 10:15

Five member companies receive awards at the Association’s Annual Meeting

Assomac has presented awards to member companies celebrating significant anniversaries this year, in a tribute to each one’s longevity, strength and determination.

Monday, June 27, 2016 - 10:47

Our sector ends 2015 in the positive and calls for greater cooperation on the industry’s projects 

Tuesday, March 22, 2016 - 08:43

The international exhibition of machinery and technology for the footwear, leather-goods and tanning industries confirms its role as the sector’s leading event 

Thursday, March 3, 2016 - 11:25

Export-oriented growth continues in a sector on track to record its third consecutive yearly increase

Technology, niche productions, innovation and research but above all international markets. These are the indicators highlighted by data circulated by the Ufficio Studi Assomac on January-November 2015 exports for the footwear, leather-goods and tanning machinery industries.