Horween Leather Co.    



2015 N Elston Ave.

Chicago, IL 60614

United States

(773) 772-2026

(773) 772-9235

Company description

Manufacturing: Manufactures tanned, curried and finished hides

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News and information about Horween Leather Co.

The Footballs of the NFL Come with Their Own Story
Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, IL); January 29, 2017; 700+ words
...The story is really astounding," said Mike Halpert, whose Philadelphia Hide Brokerage Corp. has provided the Horween Leather Co. with raw material for years. Not just astounding, but quintessentially American. The story begins in earnest...
The Full Circle
Mint; November 29, 2014; 700+ words
...paired with a classy leather watch strap that runs through the main body. The strap is made by the Chicago- based Horween Leather Co., the city's last surviving tannery. You don't need to go to Motorola if you want to change the default strap...
Moto’s latest gadgets get local leather
Chicago Sun-Times; September 5, 2014; 699 words
...Mobility will announce Friday that Horween Leather Co., at 2015 N. Elston Ave...sandraguyChicago-based Horween Leather Co. will make the leather wristbands...SUBMITTED PHOTOS Chicago-based Horween Leather Co. will make the leather wristbands...
Design Collaborative Here Launches First Product Line
Journal of Business; August 14, 2014; 700+ words
...business, and that pact is embodied in the name."Griechen says the company gets its leather from Chicago-based Horween Leather Co., which has been operating as a tannery since 1905."We're using all-U.S. tanned leather," Griechen...
Good sports: get off the sidelines and into the game! Starting a business based on professional sports could put you in the big leagues.(Be Your Own Boss)
Entrepreneur; March 1, 2004; 700+ words
...because it's an ever-changing, ever-evolving industry, says Skip Horween, president of Chicago-based Horween Leather Co., which has been providing leather for NFL footballs since the 1950s. "There are a lot of barriers," he says...
Barrington Boutique Owner Opens New Store with Contemporary Focus
Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, IL); August 5, 2003; 700+ words
...raising 13-year-old daughter Natalie and 19-year-old son Nick. Skip is part of another family business, Horween Leather Co., a leather tannery in Chicago. Horween, a St. Charles native, says it was her mother who inspired her retail...
Who sent Clybourn mystery stench?
Chicago Sun-Times; August 9, 1999; 314 words
...and expensive houses. A few industries remain, including Gutmann Leather Co., on the river at Webster, and Horween Leather Co., on the river at Ashland and Elston. The tanneries say they could be the source of odors. Meanwhile, officials...
A foul matter near the North River Corridor
Chicago Sun-Times; August 9, 1999; 700+ words
...Medill. The leather tanneries, including Gutmann Leather Co., on the east side of the river on Webster, and Horween Leather Co., on the west side of the river at Ashland and Elston. The area in question is a sort of a no man's land near...

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Industry information

NAICS codes 
North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) codes are used to classify businesses for the purpose of collecting statistical data related to the U.S. economy. NAICS codes have been assigned to international companies to help organize all companies by type of activity.  

Primary: 316110 - Leather and Hide Tanning and Finishing


SIC codes 
Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) codes classify establishments by their primary type of activity. SIC codes are a U.S. Census Bureau system but can apply to international companies.  

Primary: 3111 - Leather Tanning and Finishing industry report