Salz employee Red McCafferty and a co-worker work with a machine called a "splitter" to separate the hide structure into two distinct layers. Splitting the leather into a thinner, more pliable form, increased its markets.

Date: 1954
Place: Santa Cruz City
Source of Information: Jeremy Lezin
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