Clarino™ Man-made leathers –
The exclusive alternative to genuine leather

Under the umbrella brand name Clarino™ Kuraray processes and sells the world`s finest micro suede specialities for the application in various highly innovative fields. Items of the amaretta™Tirrenina™ and Clarino Crust™ collections are used in garment, accessories, bags, shoes, furniture, and consumer electronics. 

The high-end manufacturing process allows for improved yields and unsurpassed consistency in quality. Thanks to its very fine structures it can be treated with traditional methods used by tanneries. Clarino™ suede type man-made leather is characterized by being light-weight and highly durable at the same time. 

Unique and exclusive surface structures can be created thanks to various finishes and treatments. Clarino™ products can be stamped, perforated, embossed, printed, laminated and dyed in almost any colour. Clarino™ fabrics are produced without fluorinated hydrocarbons and do not contain any environmentally harmful additives.

Discover Clarino™: "easy wear, easy care" the preferred choice of market leaders!

Clarino™ Suede has been certified as conforming to Standard 100 by OEKO-TEX.

  • Garments (ladies and gentlemen fashion)
  • Bags
  • Accessories (belts, wallets, bracelets, etc.)
  • Shoes (men, women, sport shoes)
  • Sporting good (riding-breeches, helmets, balls, etc.)
  • Gloves
  • Furniture and interior
  • Decoration and displays
  • Consumer electronics and moulding applications (casings for smartphones)

  • Light weight
  • Breathability
  • Large range of colours
  • colour fastness of genuine leather
  • Water repellent and weather resistant
  • Washable 
  • Easy to clean and to care; travelproof
  • Stain resistant (additional finishing)
  • Constantly high quality without cut losses
  • Highest durability (tear and tensile strength)
  • Water-based, no use of DMF in production process (Tirrenina™, Clarino Crust™)
  • Low PU content
  • Environmentally friendly
  • Heat resistance and mouldability
  • Original Tuscan tannery treatment


Contact Kuraray

Please contact us if you would like to know more about Clarino™.

Telephone: +49 69 305 85 304
Fax: +49 69 305 853 88