Since its inception in 1940, B' Leather Manufacturing has steadfastly risen to prominence within the global leather industry from its foundation in Santiago, Dominican Republic. Established by the Bermudez family, our legacy is built upon a bedrock of trust, innovation, and an unwavering commitment to excellence.
At the heart of our operations lies a sophisticated manufacturing ecosystem, where traditional craftsmanship is seamlessly blended with avant-garde processes. Our expertise spans the entire spectrum of leather production, from advanced re-tanning and finishing techniques to meticulous lab testing and eco-conscious effluent treatment within our cutting-edge wastewater facility.
Our leathers adorn the collections of prestigious brands worldwide, serving an array of industries from footwear and furniture to accessories, sporting goods, and automotive interiors. This wide-reaching influence is a testament to our dedication to not only meet but exceed the expectations of our partners through bespoke solutions, punctual delivery, and unparalleled quality.
Pride in our work is magnified by the array of accreditations we have earned from esteemed global institutions. These endorsements not only validate our technical prowess but also underscore our progressive business practices, propelling us to the forefront of industry innovation.
Decades of refining our craft, investing in our people, and pushing the boundaries of technology have equipped B' Leather with an unparalleled depth of knowledge, operational capabilities, and the infrastructure necessary to satisfy the diverse needs of the markets we serve. Today, B' Leather stands as a beacon of quality, efficiency, and innovation, committed to upholding the high standards we've set and continuously evolving to meet the challenges of tomorrow.
Mission & Vision
Integrated Management System Policy
We are committed to design, develop, produce, and sell leathers to meet the needs of our customers and their requirements, by managing effective processes performed by people focused on continuous improvement, control of environmental impacts, pollution prevention and occupational hazards, complying with the legal framework and any other requirements subscribed by the company.
The Dominican Republic: Our Ideal Geographic Location
The island of Dominican Republic, located in the heart of the Caribbean, makes us a global player. The Dominican Republic is strategically located to serve the North American, European, and Asian markets. By air, it is 30 minutes from San Juan, PR, 1.5 hours from Miami, FL, 3.2 hours from New York, New York, and 6.5 hours from Europe. By sea, it is 9 hours from San Juan, Puerto Rico, 2.5 days from Miami, Florida, 14 days from Europe, and 35 days from Hong Kong.
One of the lowest cost producers in the Americas, the Dominican Republic also has political stability, a highly trained labor pool, superb communication infrastructure, and facilitates rapid movement in and out of its customs.
The Dominican Republic also forms part in several trade agreements that make commerce more accessible and attractive for local and foreign investors. These include:
Dominican Republic- Central America and United States Free Trade Agreement (DR- CAFTA)
An agreement between the United States, five Central American countries (Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua) and the Dominican Republic in order to create new economic opportunities by eliminating tariffs, reducing barriers to service, promoting transparency, and opening new markets. Nonetheless, this agreement facilitates investment and furthers regional integration among the seven countries.
Free Trade Agreement with the European Union (EPA) Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA)
A free trade agreement between the European Union and the African, Caribbean, and Pacific Group of States (ACP) in order to promote trade between the regions- with the purpose of developing trade, sustaining growth, and reducing poverty in order to help these countries integrate into the world economy.
Free Trade Agreement with The Caribbean Community (CARICOM)
CARICOM’s main purpose is to promote economic integration and cooperation among its members, ensuring that the benefits of integration are justifiably shared as well as to coordinate foreign policy.
Free Trade Agreement with The Central American Common Market (CACM)
An association of five Central American nations (Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, and Nicaragua, and Costa Rica) formed to facilitate regional economic development through free trade and economic integration.