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Seminar on ‘Footwear Adhesives’ by Pidilite Industries Limited held at FDDI, Chennai campus

On 24th April 2023, a seminar on ‘Footwear Adhesives’ was organized at FDDI, Chennai campus by the experts from Pidilite Industries Limited, Mumbai.

The seminar was organized by School of Footwear Design & Production (FDP) with an objective to update the knowledge of the students on adhesives, which is playing a vital role in the footwear & leather product industries.


Mr. Ravindra More, Technical Manager, Pidilite Industries, through presentation, lecture and demonstration briefed the students about the adhesives and its importance, application of adhesives, properties of adhesives, and the types of adhesives used in footwear industry. He explained about the types of soling materials, its surface treatment and selection of adhesives and briefed about the future trends in footwear adhesives.

The seminar was attended by around 100 participants including students and faculties.