The new members include Vitelco, Khawaja Tanneries, Finco1865, Moore & Giles, Schill & Seilacher, van Oosterum Leder, Lederfabriek Gebr. Van Esch, Quimser and We Are SRL.

The new membership model allows both large and small companies to support the leather industry in education and promotion of leather via a membership fee model based on annual turnover. Annual fees range from US$250 for companies with a turnover below US$1 million to US$2,000 for companies with a turnover above US$10 million.