About Us


1946: Company began operations as Appalachian Tanning Company tanning sheepskins and horsehides for leather jackets.

1961: Tannery developed and began producing horsehide baseball leather for Rawlings Sporting Goods for use in the major league baseballs.

1963: Tannery was re-incorporated as Tennessee Tanning Company –TTC.

1970: TTC and Rawlings Sporting Goods worked together to develop a cowhide baseball leather due to a chronic shortage of horsehides.

1979: TTC began tanning lace leather for use in boots and baseball gloves.

1984: TTC developed latigo leather for the saddlery & tack industry, pet accessory and motorcycle gear manufacturers.

1993: TTC made the white alum latigo used for flag staff harnesses of the First Regiment that marched in the Clinton-Gore inauguration.

2011: TTC is a subsidiary of Rawlings Sporting Goods Company, a division of Jarden Corporation.


OUR LEATHER IS HANDCRAFTED IN AMERICA FROM AMERICAN HIDES

EXCLUSIVE MANUFACTURER OF MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL LEATHER

 

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