BKS Leather Ltd. Is a modern leather finishing plant located in Dongguan City, Southern China, a wholly owned subsidiary of AO «Russkaya Kozha». BKS Leather was established in 2004 as a joint venture for the production of leather for shoes and leather goods.
Our factory occupies the area of 9000 square meters and has capacity to produce 1,5 million square feet of leather every month. Material selection and quality control systems follow international inspection standards to guarantee the quality of each shipment.
Special characteristics of Asian market require quick response to changes of fashion tendencies and development of production technologies. In these conditions, and also in the face of fierce competition BKS Leather creates a unique article collection which meets not only requirements of local market, but also needs of foreign regions.
Our seemingly small factory has a full set of equipment to produce popular types of leather: dyeing, spraying and coating machines with tunnels and conveyors, milling drums, ironing, embossing and buffing equipment, toggling and vacuum drying machines… All equipment and chemicals are supplied by main European brands with quality guarantee.
Safety and environmental friendliness are two of our key priorities: at our factory we have a modern waste water treatment plant and upgraded fire suppression system.
Our raw material is cow leather of Eastern European origin with main features of tight and small grain. Our only and long-term supplier is Ryazan tannery, the biggest tannery in Europe, which provides stability of raw material supply.
Our research and development team follows cutting-edge fashion trends combined with classic basics of footwear industry, and constantly is in developing process of new modern and classic articles modifications: anilines, waxies, buffed ones, including nubuck; patents, with different color change effects, embossed or natural. Every year in our collection there are two ranges presented: spring/summer and fall/winter. All of them are available for demonstration in our showroom. Also ability to reproduce and copy particular swatch is crucial in leather business, that’s why we develop wide range of colors according to customer’s requirements.
Every year BKS Leather Co., Ltd takes part in main leather shows of Asian region, such as APLF MM&T (Hong Kong) and International Exhibition on Shoes & Leather Industry (Guangzhou). MM&T (Materials, Manufacturing and Technology) is a leading annual event in the leather industry. It is held in HKCEC (Wan Chai, Hong Kong) and represents world market of leather industry services and suppliers, starting with Asian region (China, Taiwan, Japan, South Korea, India, Bangladesh, Pakistan) and covering main worldwide leather, chemicals, equipment and technologies suppliers from Brazil, Argentina, USA, Germany, France etc. It is usually held along with Fashion Access – international fair for bags, footwear, leather goods, garments etc. Originating from Hong Kong Leather fair in 1976, MM&T is the first leather industry event of such scale in history of Hong Kong.
Customer-oriented approach and flexibility in relations allow the company to meet all the standards of the relationship. Due to the high quality indicators, we are constantly expanding customer base.
Amongst our customers are: Cadet, Old Soles, Target, Mack, Hard Yakka (Australia), Mascotte (Russia), Belwest (Belarus), Misope (South Korea), Ariat, Rockport, Merrell, New Balance, Dickies (USA) and many others.
BKS is a part of Russkaya Kozha group of companies (www.leather.ru), formed by the following companies:
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Timeliness and stability of deliveries are provided by a network of sales representative offices in 13 major cities of Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Kazakhstan, and also in China, Vietnam, Poland, Hong Kong. There are 2000 specialists working at the company.
There are more than 800 machines installed on the factory area of 480 000 sq.m. 90% of all manufacturing processes are automatized. Product quality is being controlled on the every step of production.
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