Welcome to the news section. Here you will find recent updates from the Leather Working Group and details of audit awards for leather manufacturers.



News List

Successful Trader Audit for Integrated Leather Network Co Ltd

06 July 2018

Congratulations to Integrated Leather Network Co Ltd on successful completion of their recent Trader Audit.


Successful Trader Audit for GSE Industria e Comércio de Couro Ltda.

06 July 2018

Congratulations to GSE Industria e Comércio de Couro Ltda. on successful completion of their recent Trader Audit.


Successful Audit for Esapel S.p.a

03 July 2018

Congratulations to Espapel S.p.a on successful completion of their recent audit. 


Bronze Award for A P Exports

03 July 2018

Congratulations to A P Exports for achieving a Bronze Medal Award following their recent audit.


Silver Award for Conceria Sirte SpA

29 June 2018

Congratulations to Conceria Sirte SpA for achieving a Silver Medal Award following their recent audit.


Pallavaram CETP Update - 19 June 2018

19 June 2018

We can confirm that the Pallavaram CETP has now been given a revocation notice, with renewal consents granted following an inspection visit by the Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board on 16th June 2018.

The renewal consents are granted until 31 October 2018 subject to conditions being met during that period, as outlined in the revocation order.  Should any member wish to see the Revocation Order, please contact Deborah@leatherworkinggroup.com

LWG will continue to stay in contact with the CETP to ensure that the conditional work is carried out within the timeframe outlined.


Silver Award for Kaiping Xin Sui Ying Leatherware Co Ltd

20 June 2018

Congratulations to Kaiping Xin Sui Ying Leatherware Co Ltd for achieving a Silver Medal Award following their recent audit.


Gold Award for Shalimar Tanning Company - C Tannery

22 June 2018

Congratulations to Shalimar Tanning Company - C Tannery for achieving a Gold Medal Award following their recent audit.


Gold Award for Shalimar Tanning Company - Finishing Unit

22 June 2018

Congratulations to Shalimar Tanning Company - Finishing Unit for achieving a Gold Medal Award following their recent audit.


Pallavaram CETP Update - 8th June 2018

08 June 2018

LWG are continuing to monitor developments with the Pallavaram CETP in Tamil Nadu.  Once of LWG's auditors, who is an experienced effluent treatment engineer, visited the site and met the Managing Director and a few other Directors in the CETP on 4 June 2018. The current status is as follows: Due to a failure in the aeration tank at the end of April, the effluent parameters did not meet the expected results. Though the biomass concentration was enough, but later it was learnt that there were more dead cells and hence the aeration tank required reseeding with fresh biomass. The nine points mentioned by the TNPCB were rectified and some other improvements were made...


Silver Award for Arte Final E Comercio De Couro Ltda

13 June 2018

Congratulations to Arte Final E Comercio De Couro Ltda for achieving a Silver Medal Award following their recent audit.


Press Release

25 May 2018

LWG is facilitated by BLC Leather Technology Centre Ltd who were recently acquired by Eurofins.  Our members are assured that there is no material change to the running of Leather Working Group as a reuslt of this acquisition which will continue to be managed on behalf of the EC by the dedicated team at BLC.  For more information click here:  Press Release or contact Deborah on deborah@leatherworkinggroup.com