The (late) Mian Muhammad Shafi, along with his sons founded the Group in 1940. What began as a trading house in hides and skins over six decades ago is today acknowledged as the premier house in leather, textiles, dairy and food processing. The Shafi Group was established with Muhammad Shafi Tanneries being the flagship company. Since then, the group has grown from strength to strength, diversified into other new industries, and is recognized as a leading light among Pakistan’s industrial community.
Muhammad Shafi Tanneries (Pvt.) Ltd. (MST), Karachi, the flag-bearer company of the group, is pioneer in production of goat leather for shoe industries and is one of the best known goat tanneries in the world. It started production and export in 1959 and now “MST” is the most prestigious and widely known trademark from Pakistan and is synonymous with the best in quality of leather and reliability in business. Muhammad Shafi Tanneries (Pvt.) Ltd. Ltd was chosen in the list of Top 20 Power List 2009 by Leather International magazine. For more information, visit www.leathermag.com