Research and development is of great importance in today leather business as the level of competition, production processes and methods are rapidly increasing* It is of special importance in the field of marketing where one has to keep an eagle eye win modern trends and analyze the needs, demands and desires of their customers.
We at KTM have invested lot of time, efforts and finances in building good RiD infrastructure in the tannery. In the year 2012 KTM has spend around USD 0.5 Million at R&D.
We have state of the art research and development laboratories for both dyeing and finishing department, which are continuously developing new ideas for production, color ranges and articles development.
Leather Testing Lab
KTM established a state of the art in-house analysis. Laboratory equipped with modern .testing ‘ perform several physical tests like Colour & Rub Fastness, Elongation at break, water proof ness and Colour detection through colour box.
At the R&D dyeing lab we have following facilities available
- 11 Drums in different size for dyeing, which can accommodate small sample leather lots.
- 1 state-of-the-art Italian technology stainless steel drum,
At the finishing R&D lab we have following facilities available
- 2 Spray booths
- 1 Drying Chamber
- Color testing chamber
- Burn Test Chamber
We also have designated R&D team for the finishing and dying labs who are continuously development new articles according to customer requirement. Apart from our R&D team technicians from Europe and China are using these facilities for the development and trainings purposes.