Linea Pelle 2015 (25-27 February) confirms rebound after the slowdown in 2014 , confirms the premises with credits increased by 20-30 % according to the statements of the a.d. Mercogliano .
Exhibitors are 1.090 from over 40 countries , about 740 flying the national Italian flag confirming the appeal of leather made in Italy though , the turnover of the sector in 2014 , is a decrease of 2 % , however, increased in value by 3 % to close at 6 Billion euro.
Slowdown that according to Mercogliano in the same interview with “Il Sole 24 Ore” is due to big names decrease in sales in 2014.
Positive double-digit instead for the automotive market , positive signs for the North American market , confirmed the trend Asia with China in the lead
Besides the data, the most important element of the event is the growing inclination towards fashion concept , that after the passage of the exhibition from Bologna fairs in Milan Rho , is increasingly palpable. Significant strengthening of the Trends area with various presentations in English held in Halls 13/15. There was a real contamination with the event held in conjunction with the Milan Fashion week . Precise areas were set up with exhibitions and projectors that reported live images coming from nearby cat walks . Much attention has been paid to the environmental sustainability of tanning production ,dedicating an event at Simac Tanning Tech that as Lineapelle moved from Bologna to Milan .