Northwoods International, LLC
North American Hides And Skins
We Supply Raw Materials To The Global Leather Industry
About Our Company

Northwoods International is located in the Wisconsin Northwoods near Crivitz, Wisconsin.  
Northwoods International, LLC sources  North American Cattle Hides and Skins and supplies raw
materials to the Global Leather Industry. Today, most of the hide and skins produced in North
America are sold in the International marketplace, therefore our name, Northwoods International,
LLC

Northwoods International is a Hide Trading, Consulting and Marketing Company that works with
suppliers of various types of cattle hides and skins in North America and supplies raw materials to
the leather industry world wide.  .  

The Managing Member of Northwoods International, LLC is Leon Tolbert who has been engaged in
the Animal By-Product Industry for more than 30 years.  During that time he has held several
different positions with two of the largest Independent Animal By-Product Organizations in North
America.  During his career he has held positions of Station Supervisor, Territory Supervisor, District
Manager, Director of Hide Sales and Procurement and Vice-President of Marketing - Hides and
Skins.  His experience gives him knowledge of all aspects of the animal by-product business -
procurement, transportation, processing, administration as well as sales and marketing.  He has
served two terms on the Board of Directors of the
United States Hide, Skin and Leather Association.  
In addition he has served in public capacities such as Commissioner of Finance and Revenue as
well as serving on Parks and Recreation Commissions.

Sunni Slaght is the International Logistics and Documentation Manager at Northwoods
International.  Sunni has several years Customer Service experience in the Health Insurance
Industry.  Sunni Coordinates shipments and documentation with our International Agents and
Customers.

We offer not only hides and skins but knowledge, service and reliability to our clients, customers
and partners.  Northwoods is positioned to help our partners and clients in every aspect of their
Hide and Skin business, production, procurement, processing, transportation, documentation,
sales and marketing.  We have global relationships with leather producers and have sales agents
in the major hide and skin markets around the globe with the resources to help both suppliers of
hides and skins in North America as well as leather producers around the globe.
Leon Tolbert With
Wisconsin Governor
Jim Doyle in Hong
Kong On A Trade
Mission
Sunni Slaght
International
Logistics and
Documentation
Northwoods International is  a member of the United States Hide, Skin and Leather Association and the Leather
Industries of America
Trade Association Memberships