Packer Leather has a Technical Team comprising of 9 highly qualified staff, with over a century of combined experience in the leather industry. All are fully trained from Leather Training Institutions from around the world, including the Leather & Shoe Research Association of New Zealand (LASRA) and the British School of Leather Technology (BSLT) in England. All technical staff members possess significant industrial hands-on expertise in all areas of leather manufacture that has been refined to Packer Leathers specific needs.
The primary focus of the team at Packer Leather is Product Innovation to enhance the natural characteristics of kangaroo leather and improve the characteristics of bovine leathers. The team recognises the importance of ongoing innovation in driving product sales, maintaining product value and keeping the company competitive. With highly competitive markets both in Australia and internationally, the technical team continually strives to innovate with new products, greater manufacturing efficiency, improved environmental and health & safety potential, and optimal utilisation of all available resources.
By fostering a culture of freedom to explore and develop ones own ideas, Packer Leather has created an environment that continually produces results that exceed our clients’ high expectations. While the teams diverse background of cultures and approaches to leather technology and processing provides a strong foundation for both novel leathers and novel approaches to technical issues.
The technical team also benefits from longstanding relationships with the most innovative suppliers to the leather industry, and frequently utilise the technical expertise of their global technicians. In addition, we are members of various test markets for a number of proprietary leather chemical suppliers, and this keeps us apprised of newest and most innovative developments before they are officially launched on the market.