ZAZ GROUP is a cluster of many big and small companies having various activities in the field of leather. The parent company, M/s. S.Shahab Uddin Zakir Husain & Co., which is now into its sixth generation, was one of the biggest raw hide suppliers and exporters in the olden times to Europe and to Large India based companies, like Cooper Allen (now TAFCO), Gorden Woodroffe - Madras, National Tanneries- Calcutta etc., to name a few. During World War II, this company had the biggest raw hide contracts for exports and to Ordinance Equipment Factories of Kanpur which were then running 24 hours a day to Cater to the needs of allied Army.
The raw hide business is still retained under the abbreviated name of M/S. S.Husain & Co., dealing in Raw Hide and Wet Blue Leather and is controlled jointly for raw hide for export groups.