Tata International wins big southern region export awards held at the 35th India International Leather Fair 2020

Tata International wins big southern region export awards held at the 35th India International Leather Fair 2020

Tata International, the global trading arm of the Tata group and one of India’s leading exporters of Leather and leather products, bagged major southern region export awards held at the India International Leather Fair on January 31st, 2020 in recognition of their contribution towards the sector and their excellent performance in the year 2019-2020. The award ceremony took place in Chennai in the presence of Chief Guest, Dr. Mahendra Nath Pandey, Hon’ble Minister of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, Govt of INDIA.

Mr. V Muthukumaran, Global Business Head of Leather Products was present at the award ceremony. Tata International won the 3rd Place in Overall Leather & Leather Products including Non-Leather Footwear category, which was received by Mr. Srinivasa Rao Aryasomayajula, Head - Finance & Accounts, Leather Products. Mr. S M Santhosh, Head, Quality Assurance, Leather Products received the award for winning the 2nd Place in Leather Footwear (Above Rs. 300 crore) and the award for winning the 1st Place in Finished Leather (Above Rs. 100 and Below Rs. 200 crore) was received by Mr. K Subbarao, Manager - R&D, Leather Products. Mr. V Sekar, Manager – Production, Leather Products, received the award for winning the 1st Place in Non-Leather Footwear (Upto Rs. 25 Crore) category.

Commenting on the occasion, Mr. V Muthukumaran, Global Business Head, Leather Products, Tata International Limited said, “It is an honor that our efforts have been recognized. I would like to dedicate these awards to the team at Tata International for their commitment towards fulfilling our business objectives and delivering the best to our stakeholders. As every year, these awards have motivated us further to do better. We are the third-largest exporter of leather and leather products, the largest exporter of finished leather and the second-largest exporter of leather footwear from India and we aim to grow substantially in 2020.”

Tata International is one of India’s leading exporter, manufacturer and supply chain integrator of leather and leather products with exports to over 35 countries. The diversified product basket comprises a large range of footwear, finished leather and leather garments, all of which reflect contemporary trends in design and colour palette. Tata International operates India’s only performance leather facility. The quality and customer orientation have helped them build enduring associations with major global brands like Clarks, Caleres, Wolverine, Deichmann, Zara, H&M, Marks & Spencer, Geox, Massimo Dutti and others.

About Tata International:

Tata International Limited [TIL], is the global trading and distribution company of the Tata group. Established in 1962, TIL’s key business verticals are metals trading, distribution (auto and allied), leather and leather products, minerals trading and agri trading with a presence in manufacturing and supply chain integration in select businesses. The company operates through its network of offices and subsidiaries across 39 countries, spanning Africa, Europe, Middle East, Latin America and Asia and has spearheaded forays into new geographies for the group. Besides, Tata International has been a forerunner of the Indian industry in Africa. 

Over the years, Tata International has formed strong strategic alliances and partnerships that have reinforced its role in international trade and business. With a turnover of 2.59 billion USD (2018-19), the company is supported by an about 7000 strong employee base. 

The company is deeply committed to being a proactive 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 leather plant and other facilities, coupled with initiatives for empowering local communities in equal measure, drive the company's long term sustainability agenda. The company has won several prestigious national awards and international certifications for Environment and Quality.