Established in the mid ’80s in Uruguay, DOFIN’s facilities were initially used for wool and salted sheep skins storage.
Early in the ’90s the expansion started towards bovine hides, focusing on Wet Blue to Europe, Asia and USA. Later, technological advances, innovation and development of processes, led to extend the production to Wet Blue Splitted and Crust.
In 2002 a strategic alliance with a very important Slaughterhouse Group assured a continuous selection of high quality Uruguayan hides supply.
Since 2007 DOFIN added value to its products supported by a professional design, process development, the continuous improvement of the quality, environment, health and safety management system.
In 2007 DOFIN recieves the Quality Certification ISO 9001.
Since 2013 DOFIN has been producing chrome free leather for automotive industry.
Uruguay is a stable and reliable country. Located in southern South America, is a country of 3.42 million people, and 12 million heads of cattle.
Because of its weather, location and geology Uruguay is one of the last reserves of natural prairies dedicated to livestock production. Strategic geopolitical location encourages a great integration with its big neighbors Argentina and Brazil.
It's a safe, reliable and competitive country that has large opportunities to grow outside its borders, attracting investment and promoting exports to countries around the world, has an open and stable economy with highly reliable institutions.
The country grew at an average annual rate of 5% in a the last 10 years, becoming one of the fastest growing countries in the region.
The Tannery and its offices are located in Montevideo City.
- Facility size 9.414 sqmt.
- Building size 7.611 sqmt.
Additional warehouse in Las Piedras City Canelones.
- Facility size 20.140 sqmt.
- Distance between facilities: 22 km.
- Distance between facilities and slaughterhouses: 5-20 km max.
- Distance from facilities to Port: 10 km.
- Distance from facilites to Airport: 8 km.