Environmentally Sound,
Superior Quality Leather

The Authentic Choice

Over the last 90 years Elmo have been innovating tanning processes and today we set real industry benchmarks in the manufacturing of environmentally sound, superior quality leather for distinguished customers in the automotive sector.

Benefits by Elmo

A beige carseat in Elmoleather


Distinguish your interior with aniline and semi-aniline leather. Let Elmo’s elegance concept nourish your senses. Since the start in 1931 the concept of elegance has formed an integral part of Elmo’s ethos. We continuously search for perfection by combining a lingering luxury touch and premium comfort with application requirements for the automotive industry. Imagination by you elegance by Elmo.


We are committed to you having it your way all the way. With a dedicated design team, we will inspire and support you to create your bespoke vehicle interior. Our innovative leather products are fused with cutting edge techniques, resulting in beautiful combinations of advanced perforation, quilting, printing and embossing.


We offer a tailored experience from the design process to serial production, enabling you to distinguish your interior value proposition. With Elmo you are in the driver’s seat. Imagination by you customization by Elmo.

A blue carseat in Elmoleather


Be authentic, capture value, choose leather by Elmo. By upcycling an organic material made by nature, into an authentic and durable end-product with a long lifetime, we reduce the CO2 footprint whilst maximizing the customer satisfaction. The extended product and application lifetime, generated by leathers naturally high adaptability in combination with our leading engineering capability, supports your warranty system, and increase the resale value of your vehicles. Our leather is founded on the principles of quality and durability, enabling your customers to clock up carefree miles whilst driving your customer satisfaction rates up. Imagination by you performance by Elmo.

Cows in a meadow

Empowering our Customers
with Sustainable Solutions


Since the late 80’s we have been driving the tanning industry towards water based coatings, pioneering discharge water purification in our state of the art biological Water Treatment Plant and facilitating local farmers with high efficient fertilizers produced from by-products. Now you can journey into a sustainable future with our next generation automotive lightweight leathers whilst enjoying superior comfort and improved fuel efficiency. Take the green route with Elmo and support the customer chain to reduce the CO2 footprint. Imagination by you sustainability by Elmo. Read further on our sustainability solutions including the animal welfare 6 freedoms policy.


Read further on our sustainability solutions including our industry leading ‘Zero Waste Leather’ concept and our animal welfare 6 freedoms policy.

“Now you can journey into a sustainable future with our next generation automotive lightweight leathers whilst enjoying superior comfort and improved fuel efficiency.”

Design by Elmo

A blue carseat in Elmoleather

Every day we work closely with our customers design and color departments, inspiring and innovating concept ideas to design reality. Our annual leather design show is touring both Europe and North America. During the leather design show you will be inspired with the latest trends and colors. From creative hands-on workshops to educational seminars where you can discover our latest leather developments, our leather design show is a designer must. Places are limited at both events and for VIP invitation only. Imagination by you design by Elmo.

Design Story:

“When you choose Elmo, you gain access to a dedicated team committed to realizing your unique visions.”

In the world of automotive manufacturing, the demands are as diverse as they are intricate. At Elmo’s product development division, these challenges find their answer. Helena Bonving spearheads the efforts, relishing the opportunity to craft distinctive and exclusive solutions for each customer.


Read more about Helena and our journey of automotive product development.


We have always depended on our senses to evaluate the outside world, all the way from the origin of humankind to the present and into the future. In partnership with Minna Heino, we created our latest collection “Senses” to awaken and nourish your senses. Be inspired by the touch, look, scent, sound, and feel of our unique, beautiful, and durable leathers infused with current trends, textures and colours developed by our talented design team. Leather is a renewable natural resource with a vast array of appearances, perfectly suitable for a wide range of interior applications. Brusarosco and Elmo’s collections allows you to choose from distinct qualities offering a customized range of beautiful products, sustainably manufactured. Our collection Senses brings you an original experience of authentic luxury, reflecting our dedication to excellence and passion for innovation and sustainability. Inspire your senses with “Senses”.

Quality by Elmo

A close up photograph of a blue carseat in Elmoleather

Our accreditations serve as a guarantee of the quality and sustainability of both our processes and our products. We have regular inspections by qualified independent bodies to ensure we not only meet but exceed the most important industry standards as well as national and international guidelines. It is important to us that we adequately promote products of excellence and that you have full confidence in us as a partner. Imagination by you quality by Elmo.

“Quality means doing it right when no one is watching.”

Production facility in Svenljunga

1. Quality assurance of systems

That you as a client can rely on us to do a good job is important to us. At Elmo, we therefore consider it essential to have a well-functioning organisation where quality control is an accepted element. In order to improve the control and knowledge of our business operations, our work processes have been quality-assured. Our Quality Management System is also ISO accredited, which you can read more about below.


ISO 9001:2015


2. Quality assurance of products

In order for you as a client to have access to top quality leather, we test each production batch, according to your technical specifications. The technical properties of the leather are tested according to standard international testing methods. The tests, conducted in our well-equipped laboratory, include rubbing, tear-strength, fogging, wear, ageing, etc.


3. Quality assurance of environmental impact

At Elmo, we are firmly committed to ensuring that our impact on the environment is kept at a minimum. Subsequently, we constantly work with projects to reduce our emissions to air and water. To ensure that our production process is in conformance with our environmental commitment,all our products are checked and controlled by independent institutions. In addition, since 2001, we have been accredited according to ISO 14001.


World Water Day

Today we celebrate World Water Day, an annual United Nations observance day held on 22 March that highlights the importance of fresh water.

Showroom Opening in Madrid: A Resounding Success!

The grand opening of our new showroom in Madrid last week was an overwhelming success! We extend our heartfelt gratitude to all of you who graced the occasion with your presence and enthusiasm. Your support and participation mean the world to us.

See You at Design Post!

If you're attending IMM Cologne this January, don't forget to visit our showroom at Design Post. We'll be unveiling exciting updates for the upcoming season. This interior business event takes place from January 14th to 18th. See you there!

News for the season at Trends & Traditions 2024

Mark your calendars for May 2, 2024, and don't miss Elmo's showcase at Trends & Traditions in Copenhagen this spring. We'll be there, as always, presenting fresh products, thoughtfully curated color collections, and more.

Meet us at Design Post in January during IMM Cologne

Join us at our showroom located in Design Post, where we're set to unveil our latest offerings for the upcoming season.

A Driver's Dream

The Koenigsegg CC850 is the ideal combination of classic design and cutting-edge technology. It is engineered to be the perfect driver’s car. Elmo has developed a leather customized for Koenigsegg’s high performance...

Circular economy and 'Zero Waste Leather'

ECO - Elmo Circular Operating model sets a new benchmark for circular economy within the tanning industry. The tradition of leather, refining a material made by nature is one of the oldest circular economies in the world, creating a sustainable value proposition based on upcycling.