The past of leather activities in Zeytinburnu traces back to the 15th century. Since then, the leather industry has been the most important means of living for the residents of the region. Zeytinburnu is still at the top in leather and fur production. The leather studios and factories here have the chance to branding in a short period with its quality clothing, accessories, houseware production. Also, Zeytinburnu is regarded as an important center for leather export activities. Strong commercial relations have been built particularly with European and Asian countries.