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Operations: production partners
GST AutoLeather strives to be forward-thinking, progressive, resourceful, and team-oriented. We've sought out strategic alliances with carefully screened partners to achieve our vision of providing global leather auto interiors with continued innovation, while continuing to drive down costs.

GST AutoLeather has aligned with the following companies to better service our clients' needs:

TATA International Limited B-Leather
TIL was established in 1975 and they are the largest tannery in India. In addition to automotive leather, they produce leather for shoes, furniture, and apparel; furthermore, they produce finished footwear and leather garments. TIL has state-of-the-art equipment in place for our automotive leather business and are leaders in eco-focused initiatives. The TIL/GST JV will be the only company producing and shipping automotive leather inside India – a major localization advantage. B-Leather is a company with more than 60 years of experience in the leather industry that has an exceptional focus on tanning and re-tanning exclusively for GST. Strategically located to serve the NAFTA market and positioned in a special trade-free zone, they are able to support GST's America's supply chain. They have continued to invest and update their facilities to provide consistent quality and manufacturing flexibility.
   
SRL Detroit Technologies, Inc.
GST formed a strategic alliance with Shanghai Richina Leather (SRL) in January '04 and followed with a joint venture in 2009. SRL is a renowned supplier of premium leather products for the shoe, upholstery and garment industries and is located in metro Shanghai. They provide GST with re-tanning and finishing services for our automotive requirements in the Asia region in a new state-of-the-art facility that was opened in October '04. A very experienced international management team leads the effort in our automotive facility.

Detroit Technologies, Inc., a leading diversity supplier in the automotive industry, and GST have formed a strong strategic alliance to provide the OEM and Tier I customers with progressive solutions for the supply of leather components.
Genfort  
Located in the Zhongshan area (southeast China), Genfort is a premier supplier of leather footwear. A strategic partnership was formed in 2001 for Genfort to provide cutting services to GST for our Asia-based customers.Henceforth this relationship evolved into a GST WOFE in 2005 and GST now employs over 300 associates in this facility.