Since 1940, the Bermudez family has been serving the leather industry through a manufacturing facility in the city of Santiago, Dominican Republic.
Our manufacturing processes consist on tanning, re-tanning, and finishing leathers, as well as lab testing and treating effluents in our own wastewater treatment plant.
Our products are used by some of the most respected branded companies in each sector where we participate. Thanks to our world- renowned suppliers, we can offer our customers on time quality leathers and offer just about anything our clients need.
We are proud of our many accreditations, given by world- renowned institutions, which not only make us more organized but have revolutionized our way of doing business.
After many years of experience, investment in human capital, and constant innovation, today B’ Leather has the knowledge, capability and facility to serve the footwear, furniture, accessories, sporting goods, and automotive crust markets.
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.