Leather processing at Savar tanneries

  • Animal hides are loaded onto a cart for transportation to a tannery at Savar leather industrial estate. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Animal hides are loaded onto a cart for transportation to a tannery at Savar leather industrial estate. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Workers unload rawhides from a truck at a tannery in Savar leather industrial estate. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Workers unload rawhides from a truck at a tannery in Savar leather industrial estate. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Workers separate different grades of animal hides at a tannery in Savar leather industrial estate. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Workers separate different grades of animal hides at a tannery in Savar leather industrial estate. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A worker submerges the rawhides in a chemical solution in the first step of leather processing at a tannery in Savar leather industrial estate. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A worker submerges the rawhides in a chemical solution in the first step of leather processing at a tannery in Savar leather industrial estate. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A worker trims the excesses off rawhides after chemical treatment at a tannery in Savar leather industrial estate. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A worker trims the excesses off rawhides after chemical treatment at a tannery in Savar leather industrial estate. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Workers submerge trimmed hides in a chemical solution for dying at a tannery in Savar leather industrial estate. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Workers submerge trimmed hides in a chemical solution for dying at a tannery in Savar leather industrial estate. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Finishing touches are applied to hides at the end of processing at a tannery in Savar leather industrial estate. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Finishing touches are applied to hides at the end of processing at a tannery in Savar leather industrial estate. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Workers hang up the hides for drying after applying finishing touches at a tannery in Savar leather industrial estate. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Workers hang up the hides for drying after applying finishing touches at a tannery in Savar leather industrial estate. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Processed leather is being dried at a tannery in Savar leather industrial estate. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Processed leather is being dried at a tannery in Savar leather industrial estate. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A worker carries dried leather to storage facilities at a tannery in Savar leather industrial estate. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A worker carries dried leather to storage facilities at a tannery in Savar leather industrial estate. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

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