Conneaut Leather: A One-Of-A-Kind Leather Manufacturer


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Conneaut Leather and Cortina Leathers have joined forces to create a unique, one-of-a-kind leather manufacturing facility. Conneaut Leather has custom color matching, in-stock leathers, and the ability to cut patterns.  They use a Tippmann Clicker 7 ton Die Cutting Press to cut pieces of leather into sets of leather. They have distributors all over the U.S., and supply leather to industries ranging from Hospitality and healthcare to marine and automotive. 

Watch this video to see Conneaut Leather company in action!

We hope you enjoy the following interview with Lisa Swanson from Conneaut Leather’s employees:

Lisa, what machine(s) do you have? The Clicker 7 ton Die Cutting Press

Do you recommend any accessories? The Clicker stand

How did you get into the leather business? I relocated and was searching for a new job. Conneaut Leather was looking to fill a few positions and I was offered an opportunity to work in their sampling department.

What is one of your favorite aspects of the leather industry? My favorite aspect of the leather industry seeing new trends and learning about our custom capabilities.

Your Clicker 700 is used in what facet of your company? We use the Clicker 700 in conjunction with our cutting department to cut pieces of leather that are assembled into sets of leather.

How long have you had your Tippmann Clicker 7 ton press?  It was originally purchased on 11/21/2012, however , it has been at our Ohio location since 12/2014.

What do you enjoy most about leather crafting? I love seeing the various types of leather and the versatility of the product.  Some of my favorite lines are embossed, foiled and/or tipped.

Do you recommend any accessories? The Clicker stand and cutting board.

Now for some fun questions:

What is your favorite dessert? Jean’s Peanut Butter Brownies

If you could choose where to live, would it be the beach or the mountains? The mountains.

Do you have any other hobbies? Lisa-Baking/Jessica-Photography

How can we contact you? 

Name: Lisa Swanson

Toll-Free Phone: 800.356.1177
Phone: 440.593.5205
Fax: 440.593.6776


Address: 494 East Main Road

Company Names: Conneaut Leather & Cortina Leathers

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Rachel Fogarty / Newsletter Editor / Tippmann Industrial1-866-286-8046


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