All China Leather Exhibition ACLE 2023 – Shanghai

Booth E1/D03B

For the first time in four years the ACLE – All China Leather Exhibition – was held in Shanghai as per ususal.

Our low expectations, due to global circumstances, were clearly exceeded. Overall there was lots of interest and 35% more visitors compared to 2019, which made our hopes for a recovery of the international markets a little more optimistic.


Silla de Vaca utilizes TraceHides

The furniture manufacturer Silla de Vaca ( presented their -Typ A- chair in two versions, standard and child, at their opening celebration on 13.05.2023 in Niederkrüchten. The manufacturer devotes himself to absolute transparency towards their customers regarding the history of their raw materials. Starting with wood and oil, filler and upper materials as well as the manufacturing process, all raw materials and individual processes of each furniture piece are digitally retraceable using the indentification number online.

We as A+B Hides are proud to be able to contribute a significant part towards transparency with our traceable TraceHides raw material and also to take part in shaping the opening celebration.


26th UN climate change conference – COP26

Over 30 international leather industry organizations called on the 26th United Nations climate summit to prioritise natural materials as a means of directly mitigating climate impact, while reducing the reliance on fossil-fuels.

A+B Hides fully supports this manifesto.

The manifesto can be viewed here and also in the media library.


A+B Hides upgrades turn-off assistants

More safety & less damage cases. This latest feature improves visibility for drivers and dramatically reduces risk in potentially dangerous situations.

The full german article can be found here and also in the media library.


A+B HIDES in the media: International Leather Maker


The International Leather Maker features recent developments and news in the industry. The July/August issue also includes opinions on raw hide quality

The full article can be found here and also in the media library.

Exhibition dates

Currently there are no future trade fair dates.