As a trade association, the German Leather Federation represents and supports the common interests of the leather-producing industry.

We act on behalf of our members to:

  • protect the common economic and political interests,
  • represent the members in national and international trade associations, as well as in the exchange of opinions and information with closely related trade associations,
  • inform and support members in all our areas of responsibility,
  • promote leather and prosecute violations of the Law against Unfair Competition (UWG) in the leather sector,
  • promote the education and training of young tanners, as well as in related branches,
  • support scientific and practical research in the leather industry.

We do not pursue any economic or political goals.