Why Leather

From hide to leather: the importance of processing

From hide to leather: the importance of processing

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Leather is a natural, durable and flexible material made from an animal hide. This hide is a by-product from the food industry and without further processing, i ...

Why we upcycle a food industry by-product into car leather

Why we upcycle a food industry by-product into car leather

No animal is killed for your car seat. There you have it. It’s a bold statement, but it’s also a fact about automotive leather that most people aren’t aware of. ...

Automotive leather is a sustainable choice

Automotive leather is a sustainable choice

People are increasingly aware of the long-term effect and impact their behavior, consumption and lifestyle have on the world we live in. Reducing the environmen ...

Leather contributes to a circular economy in which nothing goes to waste

Leather contributes to a circular economy in which nothing goes to waste

Every day, our world population is growing rapidly. This means that not only are there more people on this planet, but they also must be fed. And although there ...

Automotive leather lasts a lifetime

Automotive leather lasts a lifetime

Leather has been a part of our modes of travel for ages, from sedan chairs and carriages to our modern-day yachts, public transport, airplanes and cars. But why ...

Alternatives to leather are not always what they seem

Alternatives to leather are not always what they seem

You have probably heard of the term ‘Vegan Leather’. But what is it really? The name suggests that is derived from plant-based material, but is it?In fact, ‘veg ...

Discover how a real Automotive tannery works

Discover how a real Automotive tannery works

Tanneries have always been a little mysterious. A random search on the Internet doesn't help you either, as the images of people in harmful circumstances ar ...

Animal welfare is a core value for the automotive leather industry

Animal welfare is a core value for the automotive leather industry

“Where does the leather in my car interior come from?” This is a question more and more consumers are asking these days. The answer to this question touches upo ...