Branding is all about identity and standing out – both in the mind of the consumers as well as in the marketplace. However, it is also about making a difference in the world. Modern consumers look for more than just a brand’s expression; they expect action.
We believe that the best way to gain and maintain trust is to provide products that meet the promises made to the customer. Those who know us have long appreciated these qualities; nonetheless, we felt it was crucial to gain some certifications, including voluntary certifications, in order to safeguard our partners.
Vintage Trimmings products are created with UAF Recycle certified materials. This is an international, voluntary, full product standard that sets requirements for third-party certification of recycled content, chain of custody, social and environmental practices and chemical restrictions.
Oeko Tex® Leather Standard class I certified products available upon request This is a very restrictive standard that requires severe limits for more than 100 toxic or harmful substances for human and environmental health. Vintage Trimmings LEATHER STANDARD by OEKO TEX includes labels in real leather and labels in recycled leather fibers.
Oeko Tex® Standard 100 class I certified products available upon request. It certifies the absence of allergenic in our products, irritating and harmful substances for health in general. The testing for harmful substances is based on a scientifically founded criteria catalogue, with more than 100 individual parameters. We use the OEKO-TEX® criteria as an important additional instrument for quality assurance of the items we provide. Vintage Trimmings STANDART 100 by OEKO TEX includes metals, polyester, jacron and woven products.
Our Tannery has LWG gold certificate. LWG is a multi-stakeholder group interested in the leather industry including brands, manufacturers, supplier, NGOs and end users which objective is to develop and maintain a protocol that assesses the environmental compliance and performance capabilities of leather manufacturers and promotes sustainable environmental practices. For more information, please visit www.leatherworkinggroup.com
Sedex/Smeta defines The Supplier Ethical Data Exchange, it is a non-profit organization and introduces to drive ethical business practices. Sedex helps to maintain ethical information in a simple and effective manner.
ISO 9001 is defined as the international standard that specifies requirements for a quality management system (QMS). Organizations use the standard to demonstrate the ability to consistently provide products and services that meet customer and regulatory …
ISO 14001 sets out the criteria for an environmental management system and can be certified to. It maps out a framework that a company or organization can follow to set up an effective environmental management system. Designed for any type of organization, regardless of its activity or sector, it can provide assurance to company management and employees as well as external stakeholders that environmental impact is being measured and improved.