Drum dye

OUR PROCESS

“When perfection is the end-goal, every little detail counts in the process from start to finish”

Over the years we have honed our skills – from one generation to the next. Each step honours our time-proven techniques in producing the right colour, uniformity and durability in our leather.

LEATHER SHOP

OUR LEATHER

Over the years we have honed our skills – from one generation to the next.
Each step honours our time-proven techniques in producing the right colour, uniformity and durability in our leather.

Moda

MODA LEATHER

Our Men’s and Ladies Fashion Range of articles:
serving the most discerning shoe factories in South Africa and selected international markets.

Once we achieve this transformation, the leather can be finished in numerous ways to achieve the desired texture, pliability and water resistance. Tanning animal hides into leather is the science of converting animal proteins into a stable material that will not break down or decay.

Mossop Leather exclusively tan bovine cow hides. Our tannage process uses a high exhaustion system that yields a very stable material, excellently suited to make firm and compact shoe upper leathers. Our finishing processes use high efficiency applications that yield leather which is consistent in colour and performance.

Re-hydrating, Re-tanning, dyeing and fat-liquoring to give character to the leather.

Mossop receives wet-blue from its suppliers. We then rewet, set, stretch, sort, split and shaving and then up in the dye-yard. The dye yard, is all about giving the leather the ‘character’ that needed for a certain market. During this phase of re-tanning, you can change the look, feel, fullness, weight and colour of the leather to add the characteristics that make a particular bag, shoes, jacket, car seat or other end product stand out in the marketplace. It's in these combinations of processes that Mossop recycles around 15 million cups of coffee in water per year.

Leather Science
High Specification Technical Leathers

THE OPTIMUM RANGE

School & Belting Material

TEK-TAN ®

Our High Performance Split Leathers: Mossop proudly owns the Tek-Tan ® leather brand names which is used in South Africa, in the Far East and India – as the preferred leather for school shoe production for the UK Market. Applications include: School shoes, Commercial Footwear, Safety Footwear, Belts and Industrial Footwear.

Blog posts

Cargo Awards
Cape Business News

Cargo Carriers wins two awards for exceptional work for Mossops Leather- By Staff Writer

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Oldest Companies in South Africa - By James Ball
Leather

Oldest Companies in South Africa - By James Ball

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Ma's vir Wellington

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Mossop Leather brei al 174 jaar lank leer in Suid-Afrika- By Ryk van Niekerk

Mossop Leather brei al 174 jaar lank leer in Suid-Afrika- By Ryk van Niekerk

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