U.S hide and leather association releases New Industry Standards booklet

United States - China
Published:  28 July, 2014

A record number of U.S. raw materials suppliers will be exhibiting in the U.S. Hide, Skin and Leather Association (USHSLA) pavilion at this year’s ACLE Shanghai trade show. A total of 15 U.S companies will be on site featuring an array of products including cattle hides, pig/sow skins, wet-blue and other materials. 

The list of U.S suppliers in the pavilion includes: AB Foods; AJ Hollander Enterprises; Bank Brothers; Boston Hides & Furs; CK International; Harland M. Braun/Braun Export; Mohawk Trading; National Beef Packing Company; Northwoods International; Quaker City Hide Company; Sanimax; Southwest Hide Company; Texpac Hides & Skins; Twin City Hide Co.; Union Hide Company.

In addition to a large supplier presence, the U.S. industry will also be unveiling the latest version of its industry standards and practices booklet entitled The Standards Governing the Sale of North American Cattle Hides during ACLE. This document governs cattle hide product standards and industry trading practices for member companies of the U.S Hide, Skin and Leather Association. The uniform industry standards and practices help ensure that end-users of U.S hides and skins receive reliable, consistent supplies of top quality raw material. To celebrate this achievement, USHSLA will host a reception on the evening of September 3 2014 at the Jumeirah Himalayas Hotel in Pudong, Shanghai for interested tanneries. For more information about the reception, please contact USHSLA directly.

USHSLA is the exclusive representative of the United States hides and skins industry. Member companies include meat packers, hide processors, traders, brokers, dealers, and exporters, as well as a number of associate members including tanners, equipment manufacturers and other suppliers of goods and services to the hide processing and marketing industry.             

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