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Training: Resource Efficient Management of Chemicals (REMC) of Apparel & Footwear supply chain

two days long training will be held on Resource Efficient Management of Chemicals (REMC) of Apparel & Footwear supply chain. The details are as follows: Training name: “Resource Efficient Management of Chemicals (REMC) of Apparel & Footwear supply chain” Date: 28 to 29 April 2017 (Friday to Saturday) Time: 9:30 am – 6:00 pm Venue: TÜV Rheinland Bangladesh Pvt. Ltd, Alauddin Tower (8th Floor), Plot # 17, Road 113/A, Gulshan2, Dhaka-1212, Bangladesh Cost: BDT 6000 per participant+15% VAT If you are interested please attend the training.

Sourcing at MAGIC fair Las VEgas USA, from August 13 to 16, 2017

the next Sourcing at Magic (Footwear and leather goods ) is going to be held as per below: Date: August 13 to 16, 2017 Venue: South Hall of Las Vegas Convention Centre, 3150 Paradise Road, 89109 Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. Booth rate: -EPB is providing 50% subsidy to the interested exhibitors from Footwear and Leather goods Manufacturing Companies and after EPB subsidy one 9 sqm standard furnished per booth rate is Tk. 225,000 (Tk. Two lacs Twenty five thousand only). -Price per Furnished booth (package), One 10'X10' booth or 9 sqm (3 m width x 3 m, length) cost; For Footwear/Leather goods USD 6000 (US$ Six Thousand only) Exhibit space with surrounding walls, 3 chairs, 1 table, 3 shelving units with 5 shelves each , company sign board, Carpeting, 1 waste basket, 4 lights on a track; 500 watts Electrical, complete set up and dismantle) Link:www.magiconline.com Expected business benefits -Opportunity for the Bangladeshi Manufacturers and Exporters of Footwear and Leather products to promote and explore in USA Market using the effective and experienced platform of Sourcing at Magic (Magic Show) in Las Vegas, NV, USA. -Opportunity to meet USA Buyers during the Fair and beyond of that Magic Show also create -Opportunity to meet South American Buyers such as Brazil, Peru, Argentina, Mexico, Chile as well as Canadian Buyers including European and Japanese Buyers. -Opportunity to visit Buyers hall for business meeting during the Expo at free of cost. EPB LETTER ENCLOSED as ref. Please see the below details to apply to EPB and get the Subsidy Interested companies are requested to submit filled in EPB application form (attached here) with necessary documents and pay order amounting to taka 225,000(Tk. Two lac Twenty five thousand only) to Trade Fair Department (8th floor) of EPB within April 30, 2017 positively The following documents are required to submit application to EPB: 1. Filled in EPB application form 2. Passport copy including all previous visa copy 3. Trade license 4. Copy of Memorandum of article (where Share holders of company Chairman, MD or Director Names are included) or partnership documents. For employee undertaking and job letter is required. 5. PRC certified copy (based on available for the year 2015 and 2016) 6. Copy of Import and Export License 7. Copy of Chamber /Trade Association membership certificate 8. Pay order amounting to taka 225, 000 in favor of EPB 9. Copy of VAT/Income tax certificate (TIN) of Company 10. Two passport size photographs of each applicant 11. Two persons are allowed to participate against one company. For any sorts of support and information please feel free to contact Mr. Prabir 01755578421 or Dewan 01819130059 and if needed may contact with EPB Official , Mr. Moin:01732581948 or Mr. Abdur Rashid, Deputy Director, mobile: 01711161429/01552450512 or leave a message via sms or emaillordincorporate@gmail.com

BOOK on Eco Manufacturing and Green Financing: Leather, Footwear and Tannery Industry

Loans at lower interest rates may be available through the Bank of Bangladesh “Green Refinancing Fund” via applications through a commercial Bank for some green products. This factsheet gives guidance on ‘best available technology’ and ‘best available practice’ that can be implemented in the tannery manufacturing sector. This information can be used by industries and entrepreneurs to identify opportunities for investment which will be helpful in applying to the Green Refinancing Fund.

LEATHER PIPELINE: SIGNS OF PROMISE FOR FURNITURE LEATHER

Exhibitions indicate positive signs of an increase in demand for upholstery leather from the furniture market. As a result, demand for high-quality upholstery leather among furniture manufacturers could be picking up.

Investment Prospects in Bangladesh Leather and Footwear Sector

Bangladesh leather and leather goods exports has crossed billion dollars mark in 2013-14 FY. It has become second highest contributor to national exports after RMG. Given the availability of abundant raw materials, competitive labor cost and persistent growth, Bangladesh leather industry aims to expand and accelerate export growth to USD 5 billion within 5 years taking over 5% global market share by 2020. Against the backdrop above, it is high time to unlock the potential of the leather sector by guiding prospective investors through Investment Brochure which provides key market information: such as market size, growth performance and trajectory, vision of the industry, government support and investment policies. It is expected that this Investment Brochure will be first-hand document for attracting local and foreign investors in the sector.

International Industry Trade Shows 2016

International Industry Trade Shows 2016 is a list that provides some of important industry trade shows to be held in 2016 in the area of leathergoods and footwear product markets.

Stahl leather experts free to volunteer for projects in the developing world

From now on, Stahl technicians can contribute their skills and knowledge to help SMEs in the leather sector in selected regions in Africa, Asia, Latin America and Eastern Europe. It will give Stahl “a great opportunity to make a positive difference on a global scale” while benefiting countries like Bangladesh.

International INDUSTRY Trade Shows 2016

International INDUSTRY Trade Shows 2016

"Bangladesh Labor Rules 2015: Procedures Compliance to follow HR and Requirements

TEXT SPEECH of the workshop on "Bangladesh Labor Rules 2015: Procedures Compliance to follow HR and Requirements

BLC Training Courses brochure

BLC Leather Technology Centre is a world leading centre of excellence in leather. We offer a portfolio of services for the leather supply chain. BLC services include chemical testing, performance testing, problem solving, environmental and social audits, technical support, chemical risk management packages and advice on international legislation.

FOOTWEAR PATTERN MAKING AND TECHNICAL DESIGN TRAINING PROGRAM

More than 50% of the 400 hour class sessions is dedicated to footwear pattern making, a topic which is indispensable for both designers and technicians. Ars Sutoria’s renown technical methodology is effectively used in shoe factories with extreme precision compared to the traditional trial and error approach. Women’s, men’s and children’s shoes are covered during this course.

BAG PATTERN MAKING AND TECHNICAL DESIGN TRAINING PROGRAM

The most relevant part of the 210 class hours is dedicated to bag pattern making, a topic which is indispensable for both designers and technicians. Ars Sutoria’s renown technical working method is effectively used in handbag companies with extreme precision compared to the traditional trial and error approach

Ars Sutora School Footwear Training 2015

Ars Sutoria School is the “University of Footwear”. No doubt Ars Sutoria is the more known international school for those who want to learn shoe design and engineering. Courses span from introduction to manufacturing, advanced engineering of shoes, design and merchandising. The school is located near the center town of Milan. However, for more than 10 years it has been organizing footwear classes in different countries in collaboration with local associations and training centers. Any interested one can complete Footwear Pattern Making and Prototyping and/or Footwear Design Collection Development and boost their career!