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About Founder

Mr S Sankaran was associated with the leather industry for more than 50 years. He spent his early years in Bombay and Calcutta working for a Bombay-based business house. Before establishing Indian Leather, in 1967, Mr S Sankaran had worked for Gani & Mani, an importer of wattle bark, Tannin Industries Pvt Ltd which was then renamed Raitan Pvt Ltd, and he was also one of the Directors of The General Enterprises Pvt Ltd.

Mr S Sankaran served as a Secretary of Indian Leather Fair Society, which was organizing Leather Fair, for 22 years. These two activities enabled him to occupy a ring seat and witness the exciting developments that were taking place in the Leather industry. During his career, Mr S Sankaran had initiated many activities and had significantly contributed to The Tanners & Leather Trades Association, The Leather Club, The Chemical Club besides many ad hoc bodies for significant purposes.

He had written and published, “Five Decades of Leather – A Journey Down Memory Lane,” a chronicle which elucidates the important events, aspects and interesting information about the “Architects of the Leather Industry” and other pioneers of the industry. The exclusive photo gallery published in the book will surely make the readers nostalgic. Apart from this, Mr S Sankaran had contributed articles to many Journals.

Founder Editor

Late Shri S Sankaran

CEO & Editor-in-Chief/ Publisher

S Ranganathan

Circulation & Accounts

T Sekaran

DTP & Typset

Ashwini Systems


Flower Dot

Meera Offset Printers

Readership Profile

  • Leather Chemical Manufacturers
  • Leather Footwear, Garments & Components Manufacturers/Retailers/Dealers/Suppliers Leather Finishers
  • Import/Export Houses
  • Leather Machinery Manufacturers
  • Tanners/Tanning Houses
  • Leather Accessories/Upholstery Manufacturers
  • Retailers
  • Pigment/Colour Manufacturers
  • Saddlery Houses
  • Fashion Designers
  • Leather/Footwear/Garments Machinery Manufacturers
  • Used Machinery Dealers
  • Government Institutes/Technology Centres
  • Libraries (Government / Inhouse)
  • Organisers of Technical Trade Fairs

Mechanical Data

Trim Size of the Magazine : 22.5 x 14.5 Cms
Print Area : 20.0 x 12 Cms
Bleed Size : 22 x 14 Cms
Material Accepted : Digital files on CD/via email in HR pdf/eps/tiff , JPG 300 Dpi etc.
Paper used : Art Paper

Annual Subscription

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