Promote the French quality, protect
and transmit an incomparable know-how
Federation member companies share the same passion:
making leather a noble and living material, both traditional and innovating
What is leather?
A natural, lively and durable material to discover
Leather is tanned animal skin or hide, which has been rendered rotproof and is the end-product of the operations carried out by tanneries.
French know-how in the rules of art
Discover tanners members of the Fédération Française de la Tannerie Mégisserie, their activities and the products they offer.
Trade fairs & Shows
A dynamic international market
The Fédération Française de la Tannerie Mégisserie and French tanners take part in both domestic and international trade fairs and shows all year round.
Claessens & Deschamps © Hermès Cuir Précieux, Paris 2014
Discover the French know-how in pictures.
Discover the process of leather production from upstream to downstream of the leather industry.
In 2008, the Fédération Française de la Tannerie Mégisserie, in partnership with CTC – Development Committee for the Footwear, Leather and Leather Goods Industry –, embarked on a vast collective operation to promote French leathers production, under the name Intérieurs Cuir [‘Leather Interiors’].