Shee Sen Tannery is a certified leather tannery which we have had a relationship with since 2016. In 2021 they became an official supplier after the closure of Sheong Shi Tannery. The tannery is run by Sean Liao, who is passionate about producing eco-leather. His mission is to help more and more leather companies work with wet white tanned leathers. Read more about the process of Wet White Tanning here.
Shee Sen Tannery is located in the Kolkata Leather Complex, Kolkata has been a hub for the Indian leather industry for many years, and in the 1990s the West Bengal government created the Kolkata Leather Complex 20 kilometers east of the city. The complex is a self-sustaining facility with a waste water treatment plant and many other leather tanneries and factories.
Shee Sen Tannery is Leather Working Group (LWG) certified and Gold Rated, which means that they have obtained the highest possible score on important environmental topics such as water and waste management, as well as energy use and emissions.