To be the premier sustainable manufacturer of woven leather products in the world.


To design and develop unique and innovative sustainable woven leather products.


To reach a capacity to produce 1,000,000 sustainable woven leather products by 2025.


Srivathsa Industries (SVI) was established in 1970 as a Tannery and Export House specialising in vegetable tanned goat and sheep skins. It is a family business and the family has been in the leather industry since 1927, spanning 3 generations in the manufacture and export of leather and leather products for global markets.

During the first 20 years of its existence, SVI was engaged in tanning. Subsequently, for the next 30 years, SVI has been weaving leather. SVI has been manufacturing high quality ladies’ handbags during the last 20 years.

SVI is headed by its CEO, Mr. Prakash Venkatesan. He possesses deep insights into the world of fashion and international trade, having been in business for over 30 years and having travelled extensively around the world to visit customers, suppliers and participate in numerous trade fairs and exhibitions. With a post-graduate degree from the USA, he has extensive experience in design, development, sourcing and manufacture of high quality leather and leather products to global standards


Having commenced its operation in tanning in the early years, SVI possesses deep insight into various leather raw materials, origins, and tanning processes such as Vegetable, Mineral and Mixed tannages.This enables the company to identify the right leathers for various products.

SVI has strong technical capabilities and experience in preparing artisanal leather laces for weaving, including hand-dyeing, inking, staining, bevelling, forming, brushing, polishing, waxing and washing.

SVI has acquired specialised know-how in designing, developing and manufacturing unique woven leathers using a variety of techniques, leathers and materials and is a recognised global leader in this sector.

An extensive library of collections built up over the years is made available to customers.

SVI’s additional capabilities include assembly of bags, out of complex textures such as loom-woven leather as well as hand-woven, hand-braided, hand-knotted and on-the-mould constructions.

SVI has a structured and ongoing development program whereby the latest trends in fashion and materials are made available to the in-house development team, which works on it further to provide trendy options to buyers to select for their projects.


At SVI, quality starts with design and is built into sourcing and manufacturing. It is further monitored throughout the manufacturing process and controlled at the finished product stage. All leathers, materials and accessories used in manufacturing are tested for compliance to International standards.

SVI has a very experienced team for design, leather and material sourcing and manufacturing. SVI’s products are manufactured in-house using the state-of-the-art equipment in the sector, using time tested techniques.

SVI places great importance in timely execution of all projects by allocating the necessary resources including people, raw materials, equipment and finance. Efficient supply-chain management and strong vendor development practices support this process.

SVI produces two full collections every year, for Spring/Summer and Autumn/Winter including colours, textures and shapes. SVI makes these available to customers and works with customers’ design teams to identify and develop customised products for their brands.

SVI is deeply committed to intellectual property, social responsibility and environmental sustainability in its operations for the benefit of all stake-holders including suppliers, employees, customers, community and society.