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Since 1842, six generations have succeeded at the head of the Haas Tanneries. A a family-run business that has successfully stood the test of time by designing in its workshops the most exquisite calf leathers.


A tradition's legacy

  • 1842
    Founder Aloïse Haas acquired a spinning mill, turned it into a tannery, then built up a diversion canal onto the Andlau river.
  • 1868
    Émile Haas, Aloïse’s son, took over the tannery and developed new leathers.
  • 1900
    Alfred Haas, Aloïse’s second son, started up the production of « Box-Calf », which is a chrome-tanned calf leather.
  • 1932
    His son Jacques-Alfred Haas, became part of the company and started the production of “spinning calf” used for the spinning mill machines.
  • 1955
    The Novocalf ® innovation was rewarded a gold medal at the Brussels World Fair.
  • 1970
    Roland Muller, Jacques-Alfred’s son-in-law, took over the business. He developed the Barenia® calf leather and diversified the production for the fashion industry.
  • 1990
    Arrival of the new generation, Emmanuelle and Jean-Christophe.
  • 2001
    Jean-Christophe takes the lead. Development of high-quality leather for luxury leather goods.
  • 2012-2017
    The company acquired parcels of land and buildings adjoining the site in the prospect of a new tannery project
  • 2018
    The HAAS Tanneries were integrated into Manufactures de Mode.
  • 2019
    The DEGERMANN leather factory located in BARR was incorporated to the company.
  • 2021
    The HAAS and DEGERMANN tanneries merged. Studies for the new benchmark tannery that will combine both factories began.

A tanners’ lineage

" Nurturing the spirit of a man-sized company, favoring simplicity as well as the sense for responsibilities and the respect for quality. These values, that have been passed on through generations, have enabled the Haas family to perpetuate and enrich a unique craftsmanship.”

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The experience, savoir-faire and expertise of their collaborators have allowed the Haas tanneries to carry on the tradition of leathers that have made them notorious.

While constantly releasing new collections, which meet the demands of the fashion industry and fashion designers.



Loyal to its customers and suppliers, reliable and consistent in the quality of its deliveries, the HAAS Tanneries produce exceptional leathers such as Barenia® and supple calfskin with a feel and softness that is one-of-a-kind.