Instinct for innovation and environmental sensitivity
La Patrie was founded in 2015 and is one of the first tanneries in the world to have industrialized the metal free tanning of precious alligator and crocodile skins. The company supplies precious leathers to famous leather goods, footwear, and clothing brands where quality and eco-sustainability go hand-in-hand. The traceability involves the entire production chain, from the alligator egg to the finished product, equipped with microchip. The alligator skins come from one of the partners’ eco-sustainable farm in Louisiana. The crocodile skins come from South Africa, where a purchasing platform selects the best skins. The attention paid to the environment also concerns the tanning process which, through the use of custom designed equipment, prevents the release of ferrous material and consents to a reduction of salts (≥ 90%) and dyes. To offer a product with increasingly improved characteristics, the company will inaugurate an in-house chemical-physical analysis laboratory in April 2018.