The list of finalists for the fifth Tannery of the Year competition is now complete. They will compete for the coveted title of Global Tannery of the Year 2015/2016 at an awards dinner in Hong Kong on March 30.

On the first day of the All China Leather Exhibition, each tannery will make a presentation to an independent panel of judges, who will also use the information in a report to select the winners for the regions as well as choose a winner in the Innovation of the Year category.

The finalists, in alphabetical order, are:

  • Atlantic Leather, Saudarkrokur, Iceland
  • Couro do Norte, Brazil
  • Kings International, India
  • Tärnsjö Garveri, Sweden
  • Wickett & Craig of America, US
  • White Nile, Sudan
  • Xinji Meihua, China
  • Zhejiang Dazhong Leather, China.

The world’s leading tanners will be joined by their suppliers, partners and customers at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre to find out who has succeeded Wollsdorf Leder as the global winner of Tannery of the Year.