Italy is well known for its outstanding design and fashion creations. Germany is acknowledged for its thoroughness and efficiency. Jacobs GmbH, based in the Hessian town of Eppertshausen, manages to combine the best of both worlds. Specializing in the production and distribution of leather for accessories, the company unites Italian creativity with typical German values. “This combination is unique in our market and our greatest asset,” says CEO Michael Jacobs. Drawing on a solid market position in Germany, the company now aims to enhance its international footprint.