Litehide™ is an innovative patent protected process for the preservation of animal hides designed to address the regulatory and environmental challenges now faced by the global leather industry. The Litehide™ process effectively eliminates the use of salt, which is a huge global land and waterway pollutant. Litehide™ increases profits by collagen harvesting, ease of grade verification and reducing waste. Litehide™ also significantly reduces shipping, water, and energy costs. All with little or no capital expenditure or reduction in the quality of leather produced. Litehide™ can be stored and allow for Just-in-Time production, a world’s first for leather.