Leather production – from the raw-hide to the leather

Leather production is a complex and complicated refining process. Each hide or skin has to pass approximately 40 processing steps until the raw material has become the natural product leather. A leather which meets the requirements of the processors as well as the consumers diverse and fashion orientated desires.

In order to convert the perishable raw material into stable long lasting, sellable leather, several weeks are still required despite modern tanning processes. Leather production is an elaborate manufacturing process which requires a great deal of expertise and experience of the tanner.

Subsequently, the processing process is recreated in a movie.