Since 1940, the Bermudez family has been a trusted name in the leather industry, operating a manufacturing facility in the city of Santiago, Dominican Republic.
Our state-of-the-art manufacturing processes involve tanning, re-tanning, and finishing high-quality leathers, in addition to rigorous lab testing and treatment of effluents in our own wastewater treatment plant.
Our products are used by esteemed branded companies across various sectors, reflecting our unwavering commitment to providing timely and quality leathers, as well as tailored solutions that meet our clients' unique needs.
We take pride in our numerous accreditations from renowned institutions, which have not only enhanced our organizational capabilities but also revolutionized the way we do business.
With years of experience, investment in human capital, and relentless innovation, B' Leather today boasts the knowledge, capabilities, and infrastructure to cater to the footwear, furniture, accessories, sporting goods, and automotive crust markets with uncompromising quality and efficiency.
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.