EcoHides™ is the
first 100% environmentally-conscious method for processing
leather. Utilizing natural colorants, vegetable
waxes, Danfield's new product line EcoHides™ creates
beautiful, soft and pliable leather without harming the
What makes Danfield unique?
We are the only
tannery located between Wisconsin and Korea. We use modern,
precision machinery which allows us to balance large and
small runs with our signature personalized service and fast
turn-around. Danfield produces only quality products
without cheap and harmful chemicals.
Does EcoHides™ make an eco-difference?
Danfield is a
pioneer in the field of eco-friendly leather products. Our
EcoHides™ method has reduced our V.O.C. (Volatile Organic
Compounds) emission to nearly zero while the AQM (Air
Quality Management) is above-standards. EcoHides™ is the
only 100% environmentally produced leather product on the
How does the natural process affect the
manufacturing process is not only good for the environment
but it creates a better product. EcoHides™ leather is
breathable and easier to shape without pleats or creases,
and has a higher flexibility of use than chemically treated
hides. It is comfortable to the touch and easily malleable
compared to chemically treated hides. Due to the natural
process and vegetable products, the product is 1.2mm thick as
opposed to the 1mm thickness of the other products,
producing a “rounder” merchandise.
Is EcoHides™ readily available?
EcoHides™ comes in a
variety of in-stock or custom colors and finishes with very
short lead times and small quantities. The leather hides
are available directly to the public on EcoHides™.com or to
interior designers and manufacturers by contacting their
Do you consider yourself an
I consider myself a
concerned citizen who can make a difference in my work and
in my life. Danfield, Inc. is committed to alleviating its
affect on the environment with EcoHides™ and by reducing the
plant’s energy consumption and minimizing production waste.
Thirty percent of the water used to treat the hides is
recycled. I hope to install solar and steam energy to be
efficient and shrink our carbon