Company ProfileThe company has evolved into an international entity with a global reach in internationaltrade and encompasses the entire value chain from supply chain integration to facilitatingthird country trade by setting up strategic alliances or wholly-owned subsidiaries with a focuson certain geographies.Tata International has taken on various value-added roles and has stakes in a cross-section ofbusinesses. Its two main business lines are - Leather & Engineering (including Automobilesdistribution in Africa).With the worldwide network of 42 offices that span India and the globe, it has also developedsome important international alliances for the Group.Core ValuesThe Tata name is a unique asset representing leadership with trust. Leveraging this asset toenhance group synergy and becoming globally competitive is our chosen route to sustainedgrowth and long-term success.Tata International‘s values are: Integrity: We will conduct our business fairly, with honesty and transparency. Everything we do must stand the test of public scrutiny. Understanding: We will be caring, show respect, compassion and humanity for our colleagues and customers around the world, and always work for the benefit of the communities we serve. Excellence: We will constantly strive to achieve the highest possible standards in our day-to-day work and in the quality of the goods and services we provide. Unity: We will work cohesively with our colleagues across the group and with our customers and partners around the world, building strong relationships based on tolerance, understanding and mutual cooperation. Responsibility: We will continue to be responsible, sensitive to the countries, communities and environments in which we work, always ensuring that what comes from the people goes back to the people many times over.Business ExcellenceOperating in the international arena, Tata International meets the exacting quality standardsof its customers in terms of both products and services. At our leather manufacturing facilityat Dewas in Madhya Pradesh, all our units are ISO 9001 and 14001 certified – the first in theAsian leather industry to attain the ISO certifications.We have streamlined our processes to be in line with the Tata Business Excellence Modelwhich is based on the Malcolm Baldridge Quality Award.
We drive business excellence through continuous improvement, innovation and teamworkacross the organisation, with a special focus on environment protection. Our indigenouslydeveloped world-class leather effluent treatment plant is the only one of its kind in thecountry, and has been awarded several prestigious National awards and patents.Awards and CertificationTata Internationals efforts have been well- recognised by the industry and the government ofIndia, as a recipient of several prestigious awards and international certifications 1. The Modeurop Award for introducing the latest generation of Leather Fashion Colours & Designs every year. 2. Best Exporter Award from the Council of Leather Exports, every year from 1984 – till date. 3. The Rajiv Gandhi National Quality Award in 2000. 4. ISO 14001 Certification by RWTUV CERT of Germany in 2002. 5. The Rajiv Gandhi Environmental Award for Clean Technology was won in 2003. 6. The Madhya Pradesh State Pollution Control Board’s Environmental Award for Best Environmental Practices in 2005. 7. Won The TERI Corporate Environment award for environment excellence in 2005. 8. Awarded an eco-labelling license by the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) : ECO- MARK in 2005. 9. SA 8000: 2008 Accredition : Tata International Limited (leather footwear and leather garments businesses) is a SA 8000 : 2008 accredited company by TUV, Mumbai; wef April, 2010. This accredition is valid for three years. The company adheres to the Social Accountability 2008 International Standards as prescribed by Social Accountability International, USA. For the benefit of our stakeholders the standards are linked for ready reference.Corporate Sustainability InitiativeTata International is deeply committed to being a good corporate citizen by being a proactive,integral and responsible member of the community and the environment in which it operates.Stringent goals for the reduction of our carbon footprint and greenhouse gases in the leatherfactory, coupled with empowering and enhancing the livelihoods of our local communities inequal measure, is our objective for a better tomorrow.
Developmental activities Environment protection activities Community work at our overseas offices - Africa UN Global CompactJoint Venture Drive India Enterprise Solutions Limited (DIESL) Tata International DLT Pvt. Ltd. Tata Precision Industries (India) Ltd.The Tata Group is one of India’s largest and most respected business conglomerates,with revenues in FY 2009 of $70.8 billion, and operates in over 80 countries.Tata Companies together employ over 3,50,000 people worldwide.The Tata Group comprises of 96 operating companies in 7 Business sectors : Information Systems and Communications Engineering Materials Services Energy Consumer Products ChemicalsThe Group has the largest number of publicly listed companies, all of which have beenpioneers in their respective fields; Tata Motors, Tata Steel,Tata Consultancy, Tata Tea, Tata Chemicals, Tata Power and Indian Hotels.Going forward, the Group is focussing on new technologies and innovation to drive itsbusinesses in India and globally, in tandem with the increasing international presence of itscompanies.Anchored in India and committed to its traditional values of leadership with trust, the Groupis fast building a multinational business footprint which will achieve growth throughexcellence and innovation, while balancing the interests of its shareholders, its employees andthe society.For more details: www.tata.com
Globally driven, award winning and community conscious, the Leather and Leather Productsbusiness unit (BU) truly epitomises a modern Tata company.India’s leading leather and leather-products exporter and supply chain integrator - this BUoffers comprehensive leather and leather products solutions right from the conceptpresentation stage to product design development, to manufacturing in low-cost economiesand then final delivery.This is supported by a well integrated IT enabled ERP-SAP set-up, offering an advantage inthe product supply and delivery management for the customer. Our Leather BU manages one of the worlds largest tanneries at Dewas, Madhya Pradesh, design studios in Italy and Spain and modern manufacturing facilities in India, China and Indonesia that produce a wide range of leathers, shoes, garments and leather articles. The BU is a valuable partner and supplier to global brands like Betty Barclay, Peter Keiser, Marks & Spencer, GCI, Mango, Pierre Cardin, Hush Puppies, Escada, Gabor, Naturalizer, Zara, Grenson, Ambiorix, Samsonite, Danier and leading Indian retailers. It has established a highly flexible, globally spread supply chain for sourcing leather, footwear, garments and leather goods. The R&D department of this BU has made internationally acknowledged breakthroughs in the production of chrome free leather and processing of solid waste. The BU was the first leather company in Asia to receive ISO 9000, ISO 14000 and the Eco-Mark certification. All its products are free from banned chemicals. The BU, located at Dewas was the first leather manufacturing unit in India to secure the Eco-labelling (Eco-Mark) License by the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) and can use the Eco-Mark for its finished leather products. This has opened up several opportunities to market environmentally friendly leather products to our retail customers Added to this, the Tata Brand value of Quality - a strong consumer proposition; presents a huge opportunity for the global retail market. For efficient customer response, Tata International has instituted marketing offices in Hong Kong, London and Italy. The presence of these global marketing hubs provides a competitive edge for making a difference in the market . TIL’s infrastructure is supported by the industry’s top notch technicians, designers and professionals and is designed to cater to needs of the renowned brands and retailers across the world The Finished Leather BU is the largest in India and among the leading tanneries of the world. The in-house product development cell and design studios spread across Italy, Spain, China and India ensure that we keep with the latest fashion trends and service the requirements of the industry.
Our constant representation at MODEUROP in Italy and successive awards for the innovative leather shades produced every year, speaks of the high standard we set for ourselves in Leather R & D. Our elaborate range of finished leather includes full aniline and semi-aniline finishes, patent leather, suede and nubuck - which can be used in a wide variety of classic or trendy leather products. It is also one of the few plants in the world with an expertise in producing colourful patent leathers. The BU currently sells about 80 million sq. ft. p.a. worldwide - in all animal skins that cater to the leather fashion industry. In keeping with the sensitivities of our environmentally conscious customers, our R & D has recently patented a complete vegan, mineral free, Herbal leather Tata International is the country’s largest exporter of leather garments and its product range includes jackets, coats, skirts and trousers, handbags, wallets, cases, luggage and travel accessories. The Garment business unit creates chic and stylish leather garments for leading fashion houses like Zara, Escada, Mango, La Bella, Yuppie and its major clients are spread across countries like Spain, Italy, Germany, France, Belgium, Japan, Canada, Sweden and Denmark. It has the capacity to produce 30,000 leather garments per month in every possible range, cut and style with the aid of world-class manufacturing processes, special sample lines and a design studio to meet customers’ requirements. All the leather products & accessories are elegant designs crafted from high-quality leather for style and absolute convenience. This BU is seeking exclusive fashion tie-ups with high end, niche fashion labels and is ready with dedicated production lines, to take this business to the next level of expertise and craftsmanship DewasThe Tata International’s footwear manufacturing facility in India is based in Chennai andDewas. Chennai This facility has the capacity to manufacture 2,000 pairs of shoes per day, and is manufactures elegant men’s shoes and comfort ladies shoes for leading brands and retailers. Contact: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org Ladies Shoe Factory: In 2008,Tata International inaugurated a new footwear manufacturing plant dedicated to manufacturing shoes for ladies, with a capacity to produce 10,000 pairs a day. Employing 2,000 girls, this plant is also an extension of Tata International’s community initiative to provide training and employment opportunities to women from under-privileged sections of the society.
Contact: email@example.comMen’s Footwear Plant: With a capacity of producing 800 pairs per day, this plantcaters exclusively to the niche segment of high end brands and betailers. The unitmanufactures SOW, i.e., Sewn on the Last construction of footwear, a craft left withonly a few in the world. Tata International also has a Goodyear Welted footwear unitthat has a capacity to produce 1,000 pairs of shoes per day.Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org