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1950 The Leather Trading Company was founded by Mr. Alfred Jäger
1954 First direct imports of full vegetable indian E.I. tanned goat- and calf-leather
1960-1970 Auctions for hides and skins are organized in Frankfurt/Main and Offenbach/Main
1972 Im March the 100. and last auction took place.
1976 Mr. Peter Weis, todays director joins the company
since 1978 Imports of leather start from Bangladesh and Indonesia.
Chrome-tanned indian goats and chromosa-goats are developed
1981 The company renamed in Alja Lederhandel GmbH
1983 Alja France S.a.r.l. was founded by Louis Goguet und Peter Weis
since 1985 Cooperation with leather factories in Germany and France to enlarge the sales programm with goatsuedes in fashionable colours, country style leather,
orthopedic-leathers and lining leathers for the shoeindustry
1998 Crust and finished leathers fullfill the SG norms for harmfull ingrediencies.
2000 50th company anniversary