Interzum - the meeting point for the supplier industry


Every second year, global furniture specialists come to Germany to attend the Interzum trade show, an important event for the professionals linked to furniture and interior construction industries. For the first time, Brazilian tanneries Fuga Couros, Indústria de Peles Minuano, JBS Couros and Luiz Fuga Indústria de Couros are taking part in the event.

The international trade fair gathers furniture making and design and interior finishing professionals from around the world. The companies are attending the event with the support of the Centre for the Brazilian Tanning Industry (CICB) and Apex-Brasil (Brazilian Trade and Investment Promotion Agency).

The tanning companies consider the show as an opportunity to present to international buyers the trends on upholstery leather. Apart from business, the show also drives internalisation perspectives to every participant.

Fuga Couros sees the event as the European centre for upholstery leather. They believe itís a giant market, with fantastic perspective for the Brazilian leather, already being seen as a competitive product with excellent quality, when compared, for instance, with the European and American suppliers. After extensive research in the upcoming trends, the company will display some new articles in the fair.

Indústria de Peles Minuano, produces leather goods in crust and finished material, upholstery leather and hair-on hides for interior designing industry, amid others. The company is exciting about the event and plans to explore it entirely, looking for a deeper understanding of the European demands. The tannery will take to the show some hides developed with the Brazilianess influence.

JBS Couros has chosen Interzum because being it a leading global fair for the furniture industry, it seems to be a very good occasion to meet customers and prospect new opportunities, not only from Europe but all around the world. At Interzum, visitors will have the chance to check the companyís newest upholstery leather collection and learn a bit more about their structure and ongoing investments.

Luiz Fuga Indústria de Couros manufactures a complete range of articles for the apparel industry, upholstery leather, components for the safety leather industry, among others. As a participant of the main sectoral global fairs, the company believes Interzum is an opportunity of a successfully brand consolidation in the international market and certainly, prospect more clients. New products and colours should be presented at the trade show.

With more than 1400 exhibitors from 63 countries in which, 968 are international ones, the expectation for Interzum Cologne 2013, is more than 50,000 attendees from 130 countries.

*Please find the location of the Brazilian tanneries at the event:

Hall 10.1

Fuga Couros A-003c

Ind˙stria de Peles Minuano A-003b

JBS Couros A-003a

Luiz Fuga Ind˙stria de Couros D-025

Picture by Koelnmesse Image database.