Sustainability

Production process

Our entire supply chain is 100% MADE IN ITALY

Riviera

SOAKING
Homogeneous lots allow a precise soaking along with reduced processing times

LIME
Bath recycling


ADVANTAGES

MORE FLEXIBLE AND SOFTER LEATHER
because of the amines staying in the skins thanks to our particular system of bath recycling

-53,7%

WATER CONSUMPTION IN THE LIMING PROCESS DUE TO THE RECYCLING OF THE BATH unique system of recycling of the bath

-32,5%

SODIUM SULPHIDE

PROCESS CONTROLLED BY “HÜNI TECHNOLOGY”

Organic tanning

ORGANIC TANNING EN 15987 LEGISLATION
LEATHER 40075
Use of vegetal tanning coming from FSC certified wood


ADVANTAGES

High-quality leather realized through natural tanning process certified in all its stages

0,032%=
320PPM

VERAGE VALUES OBSERVED HEAVY METALS CONTENT lower than the standards established by UNI EN ISO 17072-2 (± 0,1)

PROCESS CONTROLLED BY “HÜNI TECHNOLOGY”


LOW-IMPACT CHROME
SLOW LEATHER
OLATION PROCESS
Skin aging in a controlled environment for at least 90 days


ADVANTAGES

Better quality and cutting yield

-13%

RETANNAGE PRODUCTS

-18%

CHROME IN WASTEWATER

PROCESS CONTROLLED BY “HÜNI TECHNOLOGY”

Retanning

USE OF LIQUID CHEMICAL PRODUCTS RATHER THAN POWDERED ONES


ADVANTAGES

LESS CHEMICAL PRODUCTS USED

-8%

CHEMICAL PRODUCTS SENT TO PLANT EFFLUENT

PROCESS CONTROLLED BY “HÜNI TECHNOLOGY”

Finishing

LATEST GENERATION MACHINERY

LOWER ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT

MORE SAFETY


ADVANTAGES

NO PRODUCTS CONTAINING FLUORINATED, XYLENE, TETRACHLOROETHYLENE

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LESS “VOC” EMISSIONS INTO THE ATMOSPHERE

-14%

LESS CONSUMPTION OF FINISHING PRODUCTS

Environmental
protection

100% RENEWABLE ELECTRICITY

EFFLUENT PRE-TREATING PLANT
The internal plant enables to intervene in case of emergency directly.

VEGETABLE-TANNED LEATHER SCRAPS SENT TO RECYCLING

PLASTIC, PAPER, AND WOOD WASTE SENT TO RECYCLING


ADVANTAGES

TRACEABILITY CONTROL OF MATERIAL SENT TO RECYCLING

62,4%

DROP IN “COD” EMISSIONS FROM THE EFFLUENT PRE-TREATING PLANT (2018) CONSIDERABLY LOWER THAN THE DISTRICT AREA’S AVERAGE


LESS WASTE SENT TO THE LANDFILL