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Pittards Leather Gloves in the Lord Mayor’s Parade

Ethiopia, People / 20th November 2017

For over 800 years, the newly elected Lord Mayor of London has made his or her way from the City to distant Westminster to swear loyalty to the Crown. Over the centuries this journey grew into the riotous mediæval pageant known to all as the...

UK Minister for Africa Visits Pittards

Ethiopia / 12th February 2013

Pittards Products Manufacturing was recently visited by Mark Simmonds; UK Minister for Africa. In response to his visit, he commented on the progression of the Ethiopian investment climate and how discussions have been conducted to enable more UK investors to invest in the country....

Best Investor Award for Pittards at the All Africa Leather Fair.

Ethiopia / 5th March 2012

Pittards Product Manufacturing are proud to have received The Best Investor Award on 2nd March at the All Africa Leather Fair. The award recognises the Company having opened a glove manufacturing facility in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, in 2011. The Company currently employs...

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  • Bovine leather is just one type of leather produced by us. Frank shows us just how big these hides are as he takes each piece from the softening process and ensures they are all balanced for transportation around the tannery.

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  • Each piece of leather is laid out onto the plate. Around seven to eight can be placed out before they are then vacuum dried. Watch as this technique of flattening the hides needs to be very precise. 
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