The market leading publication aimed at the whole leather supply chain, particularly tanners, covers a broad range of topical and innovative editorial features. Special features include:


  • A special focus on the Italian automotive leather segment with contributions from Gruppo Dani, Pasubio, Gruppo Rino Mastrotto and Poltrona Frau.
  • An exclusive interview with Felix Zhou, CEO, Bader Leather China about the latest investments at its Dalian finishing facility in Northern China.
  • TFL also highlights its latest filling technology for use on automotive leather to fill empty or loose parts of the hide.


  • A case study on Australian hides processor Casino Hide Tanners using the latest Gibson Bass hide stamper.
  • The ID Factory with its Leather ID system have devised a bar, or QR code method, of tracing leather through the tanning process.

Raw materials

  • Recent raw material trends and pricing information looking at the current market in China and decline in cowhide prices. Brought to you by

As well as the articles mentioned above ILM includes many other regular articles and technical features from leading industry commentators and guest writers. For the modern international tanner, it’s the most authoritative read in the world and helps keep businesses informed about the latest market trends and technology.

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