Don Ohsman was a former full-time trader of North American Hides and he is the President of Hidenet Publications. Upon graduation from the University of Denver in 1962, he entered his families hide business started by his grandfather in 1891. He has been producing weekly market reports since 1975. Don is in continual contact with every major and many smaller American producers. He is also communicating on a regular basis with a large number of Asian and domestic tanners. He is the writer of the U.S. daily, International and U.S. weekly Hidenet market reports and a regular contributor to Leather International, Fashion Net Asia, La Conceria and I.D.C. Industries Du Cuir.