:Steve Gilberg

About Steve Gilberg

Steve Gilberg is a Regional Sales Manager at First Source Worldwide. With over 20 years in the leather industry, he’s a reliable source for leather treatment, dyeing, and equipment. His careful approach makes him a superior color matcher. His workspace is usually immaculate…until he finishes his experiments.

Evolution of the T-Cat Tannery Automation System

By |December 20th, 2018|Blog|

In 1984, Tanmach (part of the First Source Worldwide fa [...]

Trichromatic Color System For Dying Leather

By |September 19th, 2017|Blog|

Color matching was quite an art 50 years ago in any ind [...]

How to Select and Maintain Felts for Leather Tanning Machines

By |June 20th, 2017|Blog|

One way to use felts is on machines throughout the leat [...]

How Finishing Line Upgrades Save Time and Reduce Chemical Consumption- Part II

By |April 25th, 2017|Blog|

In Part I of Finishing Line Upgrades, we looked at the [...]

  • leather manufacturing

Finishing Line Upgrades to Save Time & Reduce Consumption – Part 1

By |February 21st, 2017|Blog|

Let’s take a look at your spray finishing line to see i [...]

  • leather toggle clips

Why Tanneries Need to Take a Closer Look at Toggle Clips

By |December 20th, 2016|Blog|

Toggle drying is a time-tested leather drying method em [...]

Two Upgrades to Boost Your Leather Splitting Machine

By |October 18th, 2016|Blog|

Time to upgrade your splitting machine? Does the tanner [...]

  • wet blue leather

The Best Methods for Measuring Leather Thickness

By |August 16th, 2016|Blog|

I haven’t been to a tannery that doesn’t measure thickn [...]

  • leather manufacturing

How to Make the Most of Your Leather Shaving Machine

By |June 14th, 2016|Blog|

There are no shortages of headaches that can plague you [...]

  • leather drum dyers wood and plastic

Wood vs. Plastic: What’s Best for Leather Drum Dyers

By |April 12th, 2016|Blog|

Over 35 years ago, my father sold his first tanning dru [...]