The outdoor industry records positive data and focuses on sustainable innovation

The outdoor world has recorded positive growth during 2021, especially in apparel and footwear sectors, and for next Spring Summer 2023 is focusing on materials, technologies and models characterised by a functional and sustainable approach.

The outdoor industry records positive data and focuses on sustainable innovation

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Hawai Italia, excellent feedback for one-piece composite lace hooks and for those in carbon fibre

The market has already shown interest in the innovative, high-performance, environmentally friendly, fast and simple to apply solutions proposed by the company.

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“Stemma_PRO” the web-app that improves the efficiency of injection systems

The new web-app developed by Stemma allows remote production monitoring and ensures essential reports to evaluate and reduce costs in an easy and fast way.

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Gruppo Mastrotto: “Sustainability Journey” with Jimmy Choo/Versace and AKU

A meeting, organized by the leading group in the tanning sector, with the representatives of the two great brands of fashion and outdoor footwear, to grow together on the path of sustainability.

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Sneaknit ready to recycle 5 million plastic bottles

The start-up that uses the latest knitting technologies to produce shoe uppers and panels for handbags in a sustainable way, is increasingly committed to the environment.

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OrthoLite® expands O-Therm™ range of cold block insole solutions

The first and only aerogel-infused open-cell PU foam is now available in a wide range of thicknesses.

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Centro Accessori is now a GRS and GOTS certified company

During the next edition of Lineapelle, the Marche-based company will present the first certified materials, like products of biological origin or recycled, along the entire value chain.

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Comfort, elasticity and lightness for a modern shoe: a challenge won by Rhenoflex

Knitted or stretch leather uppers respond to market demands, but struggle to keep the shape. Problem solved by Powerflex, the first reinforcement with active elasticity.

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Gamar Italia: sustainable nylon lace hooks

The new Göteborg and Madrid lace hooks for professional use are perfect for design projects that want to promote circular economy.

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Membranes, sustainability and furs from recycled PET for Siretessile

The division dedicated to technical fabrics under the Sire-Tex brand presents a new line of waterproof and breathable membranes, products in recycled polyester and GRS certified synthetic furs.

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Green, innovative, tied to tradition: Arpex Textiles

The company specialising in the production of textile accessories, laces and ribbons for footwear, looks to the future with the pride of its roots.

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Vibram x Roa Hiking: CAVE evolves the concept of hiking sneakers

Inspired by the striking atmosphere of caves, it is the new collection of urban outdoor footwear born from the collaboration between the worldwide leader in high-performance rubber soles and the Italian brand of urban/outdoor footwear.

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Ribelle Run Kalibra G by Scarpa, designed to revolutionise the world of trail running

A lightweight, reactive and reliable shoe even in the most extreme conditions, designed in collaboration with BOA® and Polartec®.

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Joe Nimble and Huntsman launch Ultreya, the revolutionary running shoe for long-distance

Polyurethane experts from Huntsman have collaborated with running shoe specialist Joe Nimble and Footwear Innovation Lab GmbH on a Limited Edition project for long-distance runners, that can help minimise the risk of pain and injury.

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The BOA® Fit System answer to mountain running over long distances

The new trail running shoes developed for long distances and mountainous terrain are called Altra Mont Blanc Boa and La Sportiva Jackal II Boa

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At Eurobike the debut of Hybrid Michelin Soles technology in cycling shoes

On the occasion of the most important European cycling event, Michelin and Northwave launch the new Tailwhip Eco Evo model, which for the first time presents the innovative Hybrid technology on a bike shoe, developed by Michelin to combine high performance with sustainability.

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OutDoor by ISPO: “Celebrating the Outdoors” with 300 brands and more than 8 thousand visitors

The sector’s largest outdoor event celebrated its comeback in attendance with a new concept after a three-year absence. The new date (12-14 June) and venue (the MOC in Munich) welcomed professional operators in the name of positivity and business.

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Laugh at your own risk

TOWORKFOR’s Risky campaign wins multiple advertising awards and has fostered significant brand visibility and growth.

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Sustainability: driving force of the future’s outdoor industry

This is the focal point of OutDoor by ISPO 2022, addressed during the three days of the Exhibition in its various meanings, for an all-round approach.

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Gommus proposes innovative and sustainable soles, attentive to products and customer needs

The Marche-based company takes care of the environment (Go!ZERO project) working increasingly alongside customers, from the design to the finished project, not neglecting the quality of the products of its brands, including the flagship ST. MORITZ.

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The 4.1, what is it? Zago explains

Discovering psycho-mechanics and living coordination between operator and machine, an approach that is practised daily in Zago's working community.

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Main Group technologies for materials recycling

A new peripheral system, to be added to Main Group’s machines, allows all production waste to be recovered and reintroduced into the production process.

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Sabal’s precision and reliability also for the sneaker world

Cutting systems, backpart moulding machines and toe upper forming machines: perfect technologies also for the production of sports shoes that require a high level of reliability.

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Comec evolves the historic insole moulding machine

The semi-automatic moulding machine mod. SPM12 is a machine to mould each type of insole of any material, and it is the result of ten years experience of the moulding machine mod. SP/99.

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Discover more contents in the latest issue of Arsutoria Magazine

Arsutoria #472

Inside Arsutoria Magazine you will find the latest industry news, photo galleries with shoe, bag and material trends, and interviews with professionals and experts in the world of footwear and leather goods.