News List

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 


Silver Award for Chuan Jui Chan Leather Co Ltd

31 May 2018

Congratulations to Chuan Jui Chan Leather Co Ltd for achieving a Silver Medal Award following their recent audit.


Gold Award for Curtume Cacique Ltda

31 May 2018

Congratulations to Curtume Cacique Ltda for achieving a Gold Medal Award following their recent audit.


Successful Trader Audit for Real Couros Ltda

31 May 2018

Congratulations to Real Couros Ltda on successful completion of their recent Trader Audit. 


Successful Audit for Lider Deri

30 May 2018

Congratulations to Lider Deri on successful completion of their recent audit. 


Pallavaram CETP Closure Notice

18 May 2018

A notice of immediate closure and power disconnection was issued to Pallavaram Tanners Industrial Effluent Treatment Company on 15th May 2018, as a result of a series of failings and not meeting regulatory requirements.  LWG have a number of leather manufacturer members who discharge to this CETP and these members have had an advisory note applied to their listing on the website, pending additional investigation being carried out. LWG have written to the CETP and the member tanneries concerned and will act appropriately once more information is known with regard to timeframes for remedial works and how the tanneries intend to operate in the intervening period until the CETP is fully...


Silver Award for Gemini Enterprises

23 May 2018

Congratulations to Gemini Enterprises for achieving a Silver Medal Award following their recent audit.


LWG and the use of consultants

15 May 2018

As the Leather Working Group grows, there are an increasing number of individuals / companies who are providing consulting services to assist leather manufacturers with preparations for LWG audits.  These individuals / companies are not employed by, nor authorised by, LWG to undertake these consultancy services. The only people who are authorised are the approved list of auditors as detailed on the "Our Auditors" page of the website here:  Our Auditors LWG does understand that there are some regional agents / consultants who provide valuable assistance to our auditing team helping with logistics and language barriers. Leather Manufacturers...


Bronze Award for Curtiembre Rufino Melero SA

16 May 2018

Congratulations to Curtiembre Rufino Melero SA for achieving a Bronze Medal Award following their recent audit.