Jan. 30, 2013
-- Chennai, January 30, 2012: With an aim to expand its fast growing leather testing and certification business in India, TÜV SÜD South Asia today announced that they will be participating at the India International Leather Fair 2013 for the fourth consecutive year. Similar to the previous years, leather technology experts from the company will engage with key stakeholders of the leather industry to focus on the latest developments of the industry and educate them on how they can partner with TÜV SÜD to overcome operational and regulatory challenges. The event is scheduled to take place at the Chennai Trade Centre from the 31st January – 3rd February.
The India International Leather Fair is a key event for the Indian leather industry as it helped participants generate 9384 trade queries and obtain 630 distributorships in its last edition. This year too experts suggest the fair could generate business of close to USD 284.4 million.
“The India International Leather Fair is an apt platform for us to interact with a majority of the Indian leather industry that is largely concentrated in Tamil Nadu. The event has been one of the driving forces behind the success of our state-of-the-
art testing lab in Ambur that provides world class leather testing and certification services. IILF is one of the most impactful business congregations of leather industry experts and it is an honour for TÜV SÜD to be associated with an event of this stature.” said Mr. Suresh Kumar, VP, Product Services, TÜV SÜD South Asia.
The export of Indian leather is among the top ten foreign exchange earners for the country with products mainly being exported to Germany, Italy, US, UK, France and Hong Kong. TÜV SÜD helps exporters seamlessly export their products to countries all over the world through its world class leather testing and certification services. The company’s state-of-the-
art laboratory in Ambur provides a complete range of services that include physical testing, performance, quality testing and regulatory testing of finished leather.
For more details on TÜV SÜD’s leather testing services, log on to www.tuv-sud.in