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About us


For over 35 years, Filpell has put its technical and creative ability at the service of footwear and fashion companies, to provide absolute excellent suede and finished leather.

Tailor-made is our philosophy. Every day we try to offer customers and designers solutions that transform their every request into reality, even the most challenging ones. Our savoir faire is the result of a long production tradition, constantly updated in terms of technology, which still offers the attention to detail typical of high Italian craftsmanship.

The approach is completely customer oriented. The color chart is just a range of possibilities, a starting point to best respond to constantly changing market trends. Every day, from our headquarters in the tanning district of the Chiampo Valley, the best suedes, soft and shiny velours, leathers with waterproof characteristics are sent to companies in the fashion industry, all over the world.

Our key figures


Meters of leather processed every year


Average annual growth in turnover


wooden dyeing drums in production department, with a load capacity of up to 600 to 2.000 kilograms


Dyeing drums dedicated to sampling and Research and Development


Together with the other tanning companies in the Chiampo Valley, we are part of the most important Italian district in the industry: a "universe" made up of over 12 thousand people offering the fashion system a complete and integrated supply chain, with great attention to research and internationalization

Founded in Montebello Vicentino in the early 1980s, our company looks to the future by protecting the tanning culture value, strongly rooted in the territory, where new technologies capitalize on a unique heritage of knowledge and skills.

For Filpell, leather culture is first and foremost research and identity of a product made in Italy. In the suede field we experiment with innovative ideas, from the exclusive study of colors to the creation of technical procedures that combine industry and high-level tanning craftsmanship. To transform simple material into style, confidence and imagination.

Environment and sustainability

Since we were founded, we have paid the utmost attention to respect for the environment. Throughout the entire production process we are rigorously committed to ensuring that sustainability criteria are respected, both during the manufacturing processes and towards the recipients. Filpell's ultimate goal is to guarantee each stakeholder a product with low environmental impact, safe and long-lasting.

Our company received the LWG (Leather Working Group) certification, a tool that certifies the exceeding of precise environmental performance standards required by leather goods manufacturers all over the world. The LWG certification certifies our effort towards ecological production and systemic management of quality, environment, safety and company ethics.

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