One of the most representative trade associations in the world.

Founded in 1978, Acexpiel is the expert body that defends and promotes the quality, innovation and creativity of the Spanish tanning industry home and abroad through promotions and special actions, reinforcing and consolidating the prestige of the Spanish tanning sector.

One of the most representative trade associations in the world, Acexpiel is a member of ICT (International Council of Tanners) and COTANCE (Confederation of National Associations of Tanners and Dressers of the European Community) and a partner of LEATHER NATURALLY. Acexpiel is the strategic driving force, working alongside its members towards continuous economic, environmental and innovative sustainability.

The consolidated maturity of the individual Spanish tanneries and the shared common values of the individual companies is further reinforced through  the mediating role of Acexpiel, addressing current challenges and identified barriers by raising this issues with regional and central administrations, international bodies and policy makers.

Committed to the industry, the association has the overarching goal of addressing and supporting the industry by proactively approaching the following fields of common-shared interests:

  • Environmental
  • Economic
  • Labour and labour law
  • Health & safety
  • Ethical code of conduct
  • Training, and
  • Development

An integral part of the tanning and leather industry, Acexpiel’s agility and flexibility to support their members and partners in this new VUCA world reinforces it role in the chain of value of the sector at domestic and international level.

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