Low carbon, high performance seating leather.
Origin / Location of manufacturing / Processing plant
Glasgow and Bridge of Weir
Application and typical uses of the product
Manufacturers of high performance leather seating for the automotive, furniture, aviation and marine industries
Breakdown of Product
100% bovine hide fibre
Embodied energy (Processing plant emissions). How much energy is used to produce the product? kWh per annum or kgCO2
6Kg CO2 per hide (which has been reduced by 80% since 2004)
Is the resource Renewable or Finite?
Does the material need to be processed further or treated by the user
Buildability - how complex is installation? What skill level is required?
The hide is easily fitted to a seat by an upholsterer/trimmer
Types, textures, specifications and colours currently available
Wide variety of colours and finishes
Scottish Leather Group
Scottish Leather Group Limited, Locher House, Kilbarchan Road, Bridge of Weir, PA11 3RN
Lifespan of materials if maintained correctly (years)
Up to 30 years