A+B Hides in the media: International Leather Maker

The 61st edition of the International Leather Maker (ILM) magazine featured innovations in science and technology as well as exclusive interviews in celebration of its 10 year anniversary.

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


Lineapelle September 2023 – Milan

Booth hall 11 / U10

As in previous years, we attended this Lineapelle fair in Milan with our own booth.

In an international comparison, we noticed a tenser situation in Europe, but could gather some positive impressions during the fair.


ICHSLTA – Annual General Meeting

The Annual General Meeting of the International Council for Hides, Skins and Leather Traders Associations (ICHSLTA) was held during the All China Leather Exhibition (ACLE) in Shanghai this year.

Our general manager Toni Baltes was again unanimously elected president for another term.


All China Leather Exhibition ACLE 2023 – Shanghai

Booth E1/D03B

Due to Covid, the ACLE – All China Leather Exhibition – was held in Shanghai as per ususal for the first time in four years. As the only German company in our sector we had our own booth.

Our expectations were exceeded by active interest overall and 35% more visitors compared to 2019, which made our hopes for a recovery of the international markets a 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.

Exhibition dates

Currently there are no future trade fair dates.