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    About Prime


    • History describes miracles and events of the past. Prime International is currently creating tomorrow’s history.

      During early 1990's Prime International made a modest beginning as a boutique sub contract manufacturing facility with minimum labour force and machinery.

      From Mid to late 90's, it was developed to become a full-fledged Goat leather tannery by adding a new wet unit and finishing machinery to start catering to the domestic markets.

      In 2001, it made big strides forward, to enter into the first joint venture in the Indian Leather industry - with a name no less than “Conceria Antiba“ which is a fashion tannery in Italy and has an established presence across the globe since 1987.

    • Over the years, Prime International has specialized in Goat finished leathers and grown multi-folds to produce about 950,000 sq. meters of Goat leathers annually from its sprawling 20,000 sq. meters production facility.

      The product range of Prime includes goat leathers in a variety of tannages mainly eco-friendly vegetable tannage and a dazzling range of finishes – from classic glazed to vacchettas to washed vintage to rustic nubucks and it goes on and on.

      Alliances:


      In 2007, Prime has made a strategic joint venture with “Conceria Sciarada Spa, Italy”in the name of “SCINTAN INDIA PVT LTD” to produce fashionable split suedes. The tannery surrounded by lush green has annual capacity of about 450,000 sq. meters and cleared the LWG environmental stewardship audit with Gold Rating in July 2013.

      Following its success, in 2012, Prime went on to have joint venture with one more Italian fashion house “Conceria Cristina Spa, Italy” to produce all type of cow calf finished leathers under the name of “CRISTINA TANNERY INDIA PVT LTD”. The tannery, situated in Ranipet, houses state of the art machinery and be able to produce about 500,000 sq. meters annually.

    • Recognitions:


      To its credit, Prime, now ranked no.2 in India, has won the export excellence awards in finished leather category for two consecutive years viz 2010-11 & 2011-12 and accorded with “STAR EXPORT HOUSE” status by the Govt. of India in year 2009.

      In addition, Prime has been awarded India’s Emerging Awards for 2013 in the SME category (Small & Medium Enterprises) for Global SME category and Green SME category by ICICI - CNBC TV 18 and powered by CRISIL - a credit rating company affiliated to Standard & Poor.

      For its excellence performance in leather exports,Prime has received "Niryat Shree Gold Award" under Leather sector -Non MSME category in the year 2014 from the honourable President of India.

      Diligence combined with passion, vision supported by innovation, and art combined with science, has taken Prime International to the glory it deserves and today it is the leader in its market place while being the preferred supplier for most of the best global brands across the world.

    • MileStones
    • Vision:

      We believe that we are catering the best quality finished leather and we are constantly focusing on innovation. We will engage in sustainable practices and anticipate the needs of our customers globally with a focus on environmental stewardship, activities to benefit society. We believe that we need to own and control the primary technologies behind the products that we make.

      Mission:

      To become the premier manufacturing organization in the leather industry, gaining market competitiveness and diversifying into value added leather with clean, well maintained and friendly environment and to become the No.1 in the Finished Leather Segment category in India.

      Future Plans:

      Already the blue print is ready for adding a patent plant to the tannery. Prime International is set to emerge a leader again with the production of soft patent leathers in this plant.
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    Going Green


    • Having understood the very need of protecting our mother nature from adverse environmental impacts, Prime is committed to contribute its part in all possible ways not limited to Energy conservation, Waste minimization and pollution prevention.

      Providing a clean and safe work environment is one among the primary objective of its environment policy whilst producing products in compliance with REACH and SG criteria.

      The EMS (Environment Management System) steering committee ensures all legal statutory requirements for environmental protection are met and defines yearly targets and programs to achieve the objectives.

      To name a few, Prime has successfully implemented the following measures to prevent/minimize pollution

      • Solar evaporation pond to achieve zero liquid discharge from its finishing unit
      • 100 % renewable biomass briquettes as fuel for boilers in Wet and Finishing units
      • Highly efficient water scrubbing system for auto sprays in finishing unit to reduce VOC emission
      • Eco-friendly vegetable tannages for leather manufacturing
    • Augmenting the above, Prime is on the verge of installing a 100 KW solar power plant to make use of the naturally available energy resource to meet its power requirements.

      As an acknowledgment to its efforts, Prime has got ISO 14001:2004 accreditation by TUV SUD in 2011 and also successfully cleared the re-certification audit in Nov 2013 with validity upto 2016.


      As another feather in its cap, it has also got “GOLD” rating in "LWG environmental stewardship audit" – the epitome of Leather Industry – conducted in Nov 2012 and thereafter in Feb 2014 with validity upto Aug 2015.


      With “Reduce – Reuse – Recycle” as its motto on environmental management, Prime is taking every possible step to be eco-friendly and will continue to march towards development of sustainable environmental conditions.

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    Global Reach

    • Leading Italian designers decide the range of fashion leathers and colours for each season.

      And Prime takes over from where they left – and goes about translating these fashion imaginations into reality – and develops the new collection of leathers.

      The range of leathers developed are promoted in Premium International leather fairs like Milan & Bologna, where the leading brands of the world pick their choice of leathers and colors for their shoes of the following season.

      Prime through its global liaison officers network, work closely with the brands to understand the market needs/responses for the products promoted in fairs and act thereupon to commercialize it as a viable product at the global level.

      China being the manufacturing hub for many of the world renowned brands, Prime has formally established its presence there in 2010 with the aim of providing better service to its distinguished customers.

      To be one step more closer to customers, Prime has started operating its new customer service cum product promotion center in Guangzhou, China since April 2014.

      In its journey of more than 15 years, Prime is steadfast in fulfilling its customer needs and happy to have served the below notable fashion giants.

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    TECHNOSAVY

    • “Indian Skills, Italian Fashion and German systems” being its mantra, Prime International works in close harmony with its collaborators in various functions not limited to knowledge transfer of process technologies, training of Indian technicians in Italy, product development and range building.

      The product development center of Prime, equipped with the state of the art lab equipments, reveals the mystery of such artistic leather development by bringing out the best of the products – as one can see from the supple tannage, the elegant finishes and the pleasing touch on the leathers.

      Prime International strongly believes that operational excellence is possible only through continuous improvement and monitoring of production processes by utilizing statistical analysis. For this, it has deployed a custom made ERP solution which takes care of full range of operations starting from purchase to shipment.

    • Rigorous quality checks and controls based on decisions made out of periodical reports at every stage of operation ensures the quality of final product that comes out of the production line.

      Managed by a team of young, dynamic professionals having urge towards modern fashion, and equipped with “state of the art” machinery and a fully customized IT platform, Prime is set to overcome any imposing challenges being faced by its peers.
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    Contact Us

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    Find us

    Registered office
    723/2, MBT Road Cross,
    Ranipet,Tamil Nadu
    India 632401
    Tel +91 4172 274016
    info@prime-international.in Unit 2
    No.29 & 24 Sidco,
    Industrial Estate Ranipet,
    Tamil Nadu India 632403
    Tel +91 4172 247275


    Corporate Office
    No.9 VGP Murphy Square
    1st Cross Street,
    St. Thomas Mount,Chennai
    Tamil Nadu,India 60016
    Tel +91 44 22313332
    Tel +91 44 45410653
    Fax +91 44 22313331
    ho@prime-international.in

    Dongguan Office
    No A105 Hexing Building
    Houjie E-Ave, Houjie Town
    Dongguan City, Guangdong Province
    China 523962
    Tel +86 76985058939
    lei.guo@antiba.cn
    Guangzhou Office
    Mensa Leather
    Hardware No 1 Center A8057,
    222,Guangyuan West Road
    Guangzhou China 510400
    Tel +2026278057

    Italy Office
    Conceria Antiba Spa
    Via Toscana, 11 56029
    Santa Croce (PISA) - ITALY
    Tel +39 0571 381211
    Fax +39 0571 366486
    info@antiba.it