The Moser Leather Company manufactured high-grade leather for harnesses and collar manufacturers before expanding into wholesale leather in New Albany, Indiana. At the height of operations, Moser was one of five tanneries in the region, attracted to the area in part due to the abundance of native chestnut trees. Chestnut trees produce a natural tannin in the tree bark and nuts that are used in all-natural vegetative tanning processes.

The company ceased operations in 2002 over declining sales.

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