Process Development

Eurofins | BLC can trial and provide proof of concept for new chemicals, processes or production techniques.

Independent trials and testing in our pilot leather processing facility can be invaluable when developing or promoting new technologies.

Please read our consultancy terms and conditions.

Independent Trials

New chemicals, shoe creams, anti-mould technologies, remediation techniques, new tannages or even bioengineered materials all need independent trials to add credibility and reliability to claims.

Eurofins | BLC is well respected in industry as an independent technology advisor, with 100 years of pedigree.

We can provide controlled trials and complex analysis if required.

Equipment and Facilities

At Eurofins | BLC we have pilot tannery facilities where we can conduct various trials and projects. We have the equipment and importantly the intelligent, articulate staff needed to provide in depth analysis and discussion.

At Eurofins | BLC, we have:

  • An extensive performance testing facility for materials, including light and heat ageing and humidity treatments
  • Scanning Electron Microscopy with X-ray analysis
  • Light Microscopy with 3D imagery.
  • Advanced Chemical Analysis - using ICP, HPLC, GCMS MS MS, LCMS, AA, DSC etc
  • Microbiology Suites

Our Accreditations

Eurofins | BLC holds accreditations from UKAS and CPSC and has auditors approved to carry out LWG audits. Trust Eurofins | BLC to deliver some of the most accurate test results in the industry.

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"Eurofins | BLC Membership allows us to develop innovative high quality raw materials in order to continue our product improvement programme."


United Kingdom

"Through Eurofins | BLC Membership, we have access to technical support for leather product testing, helping us to provide more efficient services to our customers."

William Lamb

United Kingdom

"We thought every part of the Eurofins | BLC leather course was very informative and interesting."

John Lewis Partnership

United Kingdom

"I enjoyed the combination of theoretical and practical training on the 4-day leather course."


United Kingdom

"I just wanted to say a big thanks for 2 great days of leather education last week."



"I became a Member to take advantage their specification building services and 1-2-1 regulatory advice."

Gheli International


“10 years of Eurofins | BLC Membership has enabled us to provide continuous assurance of product quality and safety, giving our customers greater confidence in our products.”


United Kingdom

"Membership allowed us to use the expertise of Eurofins | BLC to improve our suppliers' environmental performance."

Clarks International

United Kingdom

"Smart chemical testing of wet blue saves our business time and money."

Casino Hide Tanners


"All parts of the leather training course were relevant and very informative. I now have a new appreciation for leather!"

Ralph Lauren

United States of America

"We were very impressed by the speaker on the leather training course who had excellent knowledge of the subject."


United Kingdom

"I enjoyed all of the leather course as a chemist I wanted to understand the whole process of making leather."

Smit & zoon


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