Business Location

The place where our manufacturing Company is located in the North West part of Ethiopia, in Amhara Regional State Capital City at Bahir Dar and adjacent and near to the biggest river in Africa named the Blue Nile River. Bahir Dar is the second largest, the most beautiful, and tourist destination city of the country.

Bahir Dar City and its nearby areas to the specific and the Amhara Region in general is an ideal place for the establishment of such a leather industry. For the reason that, the region in general make up 30% of the supply of raw hides and skins for the tannery companies of the countries as a whole. And therefore, the availability of a plenty of quality raw materials together with the proximity of Bahir Dar City for the international market (the access of international standard Air Port at within the city) access make the area a very ideal place for the leather industries to operate. 

The Founder: Mr. Yigzaw Assefa

Mr. Yigzaw Assefa is the founder of the Company and has been serving BAHIRDAR Tannery as a Managing Director since its establishment back in 1998 G.C.

A more than 30 years of enormous and genuine experience in the leather sector and the experience gained as a General Manager of three state-owned tanneries in Ethiopia accompanied by his educational background paved a way to him to establish and run a successful tannery (BAHIRDAR Tannery) within a short period of time. He also served the Ethiopian Leather Industry Association as being a member of Board of Directors and as a President for a long period of time.

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Vision and Mission

To develop its own quality leather brand and become a competent leather industry which is preferred by the consumers in the global leather market.

  • To develop and/or manufacture the finest leather products which could meet the customer’s expectations in quality, delivery time, and other key standards.
  • To be a competitive company and to maximize its share in the market all the way through adopting new technology, process innovations, and world-class business strategies.
  • To develop and engage on ensuring a healthy and friendly relationship with the environment and community.

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Contact us

For further information please feel free contact us anytime. Our dedicated sales and support team is at your disposal for your inquiry and feedback.

Tel: +251-115-159040/535 978

Fax: +251-115-159050

Mob: +251-115-159-050

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Lion Building, 9th Floor
Meskel Square
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia