About us

Aimed at the modern leather professional

International Leather Maker (ILM) is a content driven, multi-platform media brand which was founded by Maria Wallace and Martin Ricker in 2013. ILM has gone on to be the market leading B2B media channel covering the whole leather supply chain from farm to retail, with a strong focus on leather manufacturing of all types, and on a global scale.

ILM is a leading authority in its field and committed to delivering content in accessible and innovative ways to the global leather industry. Now, more than ever, new and digital media remains at the forefront of ILM’s publishing and communication strategy, with an unrivalled offer of online and offline platforms reaching a global audience of nearly 30,000.

With an experienced team of respected leather experts and journalists, ILM is an indispensable resource for leather industry professionals seeking the latest news and technologies, market data and analysis and thought leadership, as well as a host of other insightful business intelligence. ILM is the chosen marketing and media partner for some of the sector’s biggest companies and brands, trusted to deliver high-quality campaigns and content.