Useful Links

Industry

 
Nothing to Hide
A collection of essays that explain different aspects of the science, technology and ecology that underpin the modern leather industry.
http://nothing-to-hide.org
 
UK Leather Federation
Trade association for the UK leather industry.
http://www.ukleather.org
 
Leather Naturally Members
 
APLF
APLF has dedicated 36 years to organising leather and fashion trade shows, attracting 60,000 visitors annually and providing the venue for first-rate business and networking amongst exhibitors, buyers and industry professionals.
http://www.aplf.com/#1
 
EMAG
Specialist for the supply of hides and skins from New Zealand and Europe.
http://www.emag.ch
 
Forestal Mimosa
Suppliers of premium African Mimosa extracts
http://www.forestalmimosa.com/index.html
 
Halo Touch
High quality, vintage inspired leathers.
http://www.halotouch.com
 
Heller Leder
Established in 1920, tanner and producer of fine leather for furniture and fast cars.
http://www.heller-leder.com/home-en.html
 
LIA
Leather Industries of America, representing the American tanner and supplier since 1917.
http://www.leatherusa.com/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=1
 

JBS Couros
JBS has a vertical structure from farms to leather, with a control of the supply chain and global distribution structure that results in sustainable and reliable practice.
http://jbs.com.br
 
Lanxess
Specialty chemical company with global reach and production.
http://lanxess.com/en/corporate/home/?C=1%252Chttp&cHash=caa4dc6c70b78de4ed2cf49665f907bf
 
Heinen
Established in 1891 and located in Wegberg, Germany. Makers of high quality leather exclusively from domestic raw material.
http://www.heinen-leather.de/index.php?id=16
 
Prime Asia
Manufacturers of high quality lifestyle and sports inspired leathers for the global branded footwear, apparel and leather goods markets with facilities in China and Vietnam.
http://www.primeasialeather.com
 
Mimosa Extract Company
Suppliers of Mimosa extract from South Africa
http://www.mimosa-sa.com/frame.htm
 
Pittards
Established in England in 1826, specialists in technical and performance leathers for gloving and footwear with manufacturing of leather, leathergoods and gloves in the UK and Ethiopia.
https://www.pittards.com
 
Stahl
Specialist in process chemicals for leather and other substrates for the automotive (and other transportation), industrial application, interior design, leisure & lifestyle and apparel & accessories industry.
http://www.stahl.com
 
Smit & Zoon
Developer and producer of chemicals used in the manufacturing and finishing of leather for shoes, cars, furniture, clothes and bags.
http://www.smitzoon.com
 
Tanac
Established in 1948, specialist in the production of vegetable tanning extracts and black wattle wood chips.
http://www.tanac.com.br/en
 
Wollsdorf
Headquartered in Wollsdorf, Austria. Leather manufacture for the automotive industry and specialist in upholstery leather, aircraft leather and leather clothing.
https://www.wollsdorf.com/w/en/
 
Zschimmer & Schwarz
Founded in 1894, development, manufacture and delivery of tailor-made chemical auxiliaries for the leather industry and others.
http://www.zschimmer-schwarz.com/1-70.html?newLanguage=en