BLC Leather Technology

BLC Supplier Audits

BLC Supplier Audits

In today's global market, ensuring that leather suppliers are aligned with corporate philosophies is crucial to protect brand and product image.  With so much leather product being supplied from the developing world this can become a real resource issue.

BLC are leather experts and we can deliver a range of leather related services.  Established for over 90 years, we have the technical pedigree in supplier auditing and consulting.

BLC specialises in the auditing of leather and product manufacturers around the world.  We offer leather supplier audits and are able to provide much more than just tick box compliance.  BLC auditors are technologists and specialists in leather, they probe beneath the obvious to review technical processes and their suitability and robustness for consistent product supply.

Leather Manufacturing Audits

Many retailers and brands conduct supplier audits but few visit the leather manufacturers as a routine. The auditing of a tannery for environmental impact is a specialist task due to the complex chemistries and the potential risks involved.  Contact us to find out more about leather manufacturing audits.

Footwear Manufacturing Audits

Adopting many of the principles developed through the Leather Working Group we can offer environmental stewardship audits of footwear manufacturers. For those brands that require assurances that their footwear suppliers utilise effective environmental stewardship audits this is an ideal solution.

Benefits of leather supplier audits:

If problems are found with technical or environmental processes immediate recommendations and improvements can be made.

A typical leather supplier audit would take two to five days depending on the size of the company and would cover the following points.

For further details on BLC leather supplier audits or to discuss your leather supplier audit requirements, please contact or +44 (0) 1604 679999.

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