History

Rahman Group is a conglomeration of several companies engaged in manufacturing and export of finished leather, footwear, furniture and other leather products. The Group consists of various firms, all engaged in marketing and distribution of leather and leather products.

The group started its operation in 1981 in the name of Allahdad Tannery, which was converted into a company named Allahdad Tannery Private Limited in 2007 and further amalgamated into Rahman Industries Limited in 2009.

They started with the opening of Buff Tannery which deals in manufacturing and exporting highest standard of finished leather for demands from all over the world.

In 2015, Rahman opens subsidiary business in the UK called Performance Brands Ltd.
 
To increase the Rahman Groups presence in the UK market we have opened Performance Brands. Performance Brands will market Rahman’s full range of brands in the UK including Perf, Lemaitre, Safetix. We are also pleased to introduce our range of DDR footwear to the UK market to cover heavy duty industries such as Foundries, Welding and Construction.

In 2011, a strategic investment was made in "Francisco Mendi S.L." to establish Strong hold presence in Spain.

In 2010, Rahman Industries signed licensed agreement with JCB India Ltd. to manufacture and sell JCB Safety & Lifestyle Footwear in India.

In 2009, Rahman group got associated with the firm named “Icon Designs”, which uses the latest technology to manufacture chairs, sofas, and cushion covers.

In 2009, ERP was implemented in Rahman Industries to serve the global needs of IT vision. Hence, SAP being the leader in the ERP software was chosen and was implemented in the group and went Live in March 2010.

In 2007, Rahman Industries started promoting “SAFETIX” Safety footwear brand in India. And today, we are the proud supplier of Safety Footwear to Top 100 Business Houses in India.

In 2007, Rahman Industries launched new factory at Dehradun (India) to cater Indian Market.

In 2007, a strategic investment was made in "Lemaitre Securite SAS" (France) to establish Strong hold presence in Europe and South Africa.

In 2005, Rahman Industries commenced production from Goat tannery which was equipped with state-of-the-art-technology for producing high quality goat leather, catering to the requirements of the footwear industry, leather garments industry and leather goods industry all around the globe.

In 2005, Rahman Industries established another firm “RAHMCO SRL”, in Italy to expand their marketing capabilities in leather industry.

In 2004, Rahman Industries established another manufacturing facility named “Safetix Mid-East FZE” at UAE, to cater Gulf & CIS countries.

In 2001, Rahman Industries established an integrated modern tanning unit for Goat Leather at (UPSIDC) Leather Technology Park Banthar, Unnao (India).

In 1999, Rahman Industries enhanced there capacity manifold for the manufacture of leather and leather footwear. And, to balance the production capabilities, a tannery was acquired at Kanpur,India called Unit- II (formerly known as Alam Tannery).

In 1998, Rahman Industries went into joint venture with M.N.C. for the manufacturing & buyback of Safety Footwear with P.U. Sole to EN 344/345 norms on the world known Desma machines.

In 1997, the group started manufacturing critical components such as Rubber, Adhesive and Other components and hence promoted backward integration.

In 1996, Rahman Industries obtained ISO - 9000 certification, and it was the first in India for Manufacture of safety and military Footwear.

In 1995, an industrial land area of 65 acres was acquired at Unnao (India) for the development of integrated plant to manufacture all types of Leather and Safety Footwear.

In 1995, a new firm was formed namely “ATO Exims Pvt. Ltd.”, which started manufacturing Saddlery and Equestrian products. They were engaged in the manufacture and export of premium leather products such as Rugs (Day rugs, stable rugs, summer sheets, quilted and turn out rugs), Bridal Halters and Saddles, Dog Collars & Strips, Dog Rugs.

In 1994, Rahman Industries expanded its activity and established an Upper Division equipped with best infrastructure resources and most advanced machines for producing upper for safety, army and fire fighter shoes / boots.

In 1990, Rahman Industries also started exporting Shoe Uppers.

In 1989, Rahman Industries initiated exporting leather.

The group, is well guided by a professional approach, and has marked an important name for itself in the world leather map, making it, one of the finest and well reputed business houses of India.