The LEATHER STANDARD by OEKO-TEX® is a worldwide consistent, independent testing and certification system for leather and leather articles of all levels of production, which is tailored to the needs of leather producing and processing industries.
The first LEATHER STANDARD by OEKO-TEX® certificate in Austria goes to WOLLSDORF LEATHER. WOLLSDORF’s CEO Andreas Kindermann states the reason for choosing this certification: “The LEATHER STANDARD is a worldwide consistent, independent testing and certification system for leather. Recurring inspections are carried out, which allows us to have our process stability and product quality monitored by external auditors regularly. We use the results to benchmark our products worldwide.”
The Leather manufacturer employs around 1.100 staff at its three locations in Wollsdorf-Austria, Varazdin-Croatia, and Fuzhou-China and produces 3.6 Mio m2 of leather per year. Automotive, aircraft, interior furnishings, and yacht industries use WOLLSDORF products and 95 % of WOLLSDORF LEATHER products are exported to about 30 countries.
Another LEATHER STANDARD by OEKO-TEX® certificate was recently awarded to OETI customer Vizyon in Turkey.
Andreas Kindermann concludes stating the advantages for other companies: “An international expert community like OEKO-TEX® conducts ongoing research in the field of textile- and leather ecology. Every business should be interested in using the expertise provided to push its products towards the benchmark.”
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