Super Tannery Ltd (formerly Super Tannery (India) Ltd), promoted by Ehsan Kareem and family in 1984 is engaged in leather tanning by taking over Super Tannery, a partnership concern. A Government of India recognised Export House the company has separate divisions for finished leather, shoe uppers, complete shoes and leather garments. In Mar.'93, it came out with a public issue to part-finance an expansion-cum-modernisation programme at its plant in Kanpur, which involved the expansion of the installed capacity of the shoe unit from 2.4 lac pairs pa to 7.2 lac pairs pa and the modernisation of its vegetable sole tanning division. The company exports to various European countries, the US, Canada, Hong Kong, Singapore, etc. For its safety shoes, it has a full buy-back arrangement with H H Brown Shoe Company, US. To promote existing tanneries for undertaking modernisation programme the GOI ministry of Commerce and Industry has launched a Tannery Modernisation Scheme. Accordingly the company has successfully achieved the Schedule of Implementation approved for the said scheme. During 2000-01 M/s Super Shoes(India) Ltd has become subsidiary of the company.