浅草で100年以上の歴史を誇る皮革卸売販売業(株)タテマツが運営するアトリエ(工房)向け皮革の販売サイトです。The leather sales site for studios operated by Tatematsu Co. Ltd. which is the leather wholesaler with a history of more than 100 years in Asakusa.

THE LEATHER TRADE IN JAPAN

The form of trade of leather in the Japanese has taken a somewhat special form compared to the world standard. There are many groups of small family-owned companies that are decentralized by their distribution position so that they can not be compared with overseas. As shown in the figure below, in Japan, tanners concentrate on producing leather. In addition, leather wholesale like our company is more than the concept of wholesaler, it is also the sales and planning department of leather. For foreign countries, it is also an import sector of leather and an export sector.

Leather Distribution in Japan

THE LEATHER PROCESSING BY THE WHOLESALER

In addition, there is a factory that specializes in various other processing of leather in Japan. For example, as shown in the figure below, wholesalers directly order to processing company for certain processing of leather. In this case, we have been purchased tanned grandword of leather from a tanner, and order to processing company to process on the leather which is to be followed the trend of leather in each season.
   

Distribution of Leather

    Among these kind of collaboration project, we are now tring to co-operate with the lacquer studio in Wajima city, Ishikawa Prefecture Wajima lacquer(JAPAN) leather has been posted.
    If you’re an overseas company that wants to interact in some way with the Japanese leather industry, I really hope you can get in touch.