Ji’an, Jiangxi – Jiangxi Tuoyi Leather has given more details of its plans to build new facilities adding 4,000 km/year micro fiber polyurethane leather capacity, pending regulatory approval.
The Jiangxi Tuoyi PU leather project was first reported in UTECH-polyurethane.com in February this year.
Located in the city’s Leather Park, Yongxin Industrial Development Zone, the new facility covers nearly 35,000 m2, and also contains a 500,000 piece/year facility for authentic leather. It will create 100 new jobs.
Tuoyi plans to pump CNY 70m ($11m) into the project, including CNY 5m environmental investments, said the project’s environmental filing.
The project will lease production and office buildings from nearby leather maker Dahao. All machinery will be procured by Tuoyi on its own, according to the filing.
The 100 ha Leather Park now houses 10 leather makers as well as 20 manufacturers of leather products such as shoes and handbags, with a total of 4,000 employees, said local government website.
The park boasts a waste-water treatment plant, specifically designed for the leather sector, able to handle 4kT waste water each day.
Last yea,r the Leather Park’s total production value reached CNY 5.6bn, with a 120 ha expansion in the pipeline.
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