EMAS sets the highest standards for operational and systematic environmental protection and stands for the European Community Eco-Management and Audit Scheme Regulation  No. 1221/2009. Established since 2001, the EMAS-LOGO is the award for the fact that a company or organization meets the demanding requirements of the European EMAS Regulation and that this has been confirmed by an independent environmental verifier.

The EMAS logo is the visible sign of:

*the introduction and audited implementation of an environmental management system in accordance with the EMAS Regulation,

*compliance with all relevant environmental legislation

*the credibility of audited environmental reporting,

*the active involvement of employees in environmental protection,

*the provision of information on the company's own environmental performance,

*offering an open dialogue with the public and all interested parties, and

*a commitment to regularly evaluate and continuously improve its own environmental performance.


Certificate of IATF 16949


IATF 16949 is a globally consistent quality management standard for the automotive industry. This standard is acknowledged by all automotive manufacturers.

IATF 16949 complements the ISO 9001 norm with additional industry-sector-specific requirements.


ISO 9001

DIN ISO 9001 defines the general requirements to a quality management system.

Target of this norm is to secure the ability of companies to comply with quality standards in order to improve customer satisfaction.

DIN EN ISO 14001

ISO 14001

ISO 14001 has been a globally recognised basis for environmental management systems since 1996 and covers all aspects for continuous improvement of environmental performance. It defines the establishment, implementation, maintenance and continuous improvement of an environmental management system.

Leather Working Group - Umweltaudit

Leather Working Group - Umweltaudit

This certificate is a confirmation of having passed an extensive environmental audit by the BLC (British Leather Technology Center).

This audit preferentially considers the chemical and environmentally relevant influences of the leather manufacture processes. They are measured, assessed and verified. Furthermore effects and consequences on the staff are additionally examined.

HELCOR, jointly with its sister company HELLER-LEDER, are the first European leather manufacturers having achieved the GOLD status.

Further information: www.blcleathertech.com