Seminar: Leather Tanning and Production - October 18th

Seminar: Leather Tanning and Production - October 18th

  • $15.00
    Unit price per 

Date: October 18th

Time: 630 - 830p

Space is limited.  Please register today.

Making leather is a complicated process. Erika from Gruppo Mastrotto Spa will educate you on all aspects of tanning and leather production, from the raw hide to finished product. Plus, inform us how this can be done in the most sustainable way.


  • the different tanning methods
  • the process of tanning
  • how tanning affects different types of leather
  • the importance of finishing
  • certificates and sustainability

With over sixty years of experience, Gruppo Mastrotto Spa specializes in the production of a wide range of bovine leathers for the footwear, furnishings, clothing and leather goods industries.

Over the years Gruppo Mastrotto Spa has made increasing investments to adopt solutions aimed at minimising the impact that hide treatments has on the environment. Such policies have led to implementing a water-based finishing processes, and reducing the emissions of carbon dioxide.

We look forward to educating you on the tanning process and discussing how you can make more informed decisions when choosing leathers in the future.

A little about the instructor:

Erika works as Business Development Manager for the Footwear and Leather Goods Division of Gruppo Mastrotto Spa for 8 years. Gruppo Mastrotto Spa is the biggest tannery in Europe. They are LWG Gold rated and have a Carbon Neutral Express warehouse with over 1,500 colors always available for worldwide delivery.

** This seminar is $10 to present ALA Students.  Please email for discount code. 

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