North American Hides And Skins
We Supply Raw Materials To The Leather Industry
About Our Company

Northwoods International is a Limited Liability Company that is located in the Wisconsin
Northwoods near Crivitz, WI.  Northwoods International sources various types of cattle hides and
skins from North America and supplies the Global Leather Industry with these raw materials.  
Today, most hides and skins produced in North America are sold in the Interntaional 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.  .  

Leon Tolbert is The Managing Member of Northwoods International, LLC.  He 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 is
currently  serving his third term 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.  She has several years Customer Service experience in the Health Insurance Industry.
Sunni Coordinates shipments and documentation with our International Agents and Customers.

Peter Schultz is the Processing Consultant for Nortwoods International.  He has 31 years
experience as a Tannery Hide and Skin Buyer, Tannery Quality Control Manager, and Plant Manager
for a large hide processing facility where he was in charge of production, quality and plant
management of multiple types of hides and skins.  Peter's experience gives him the knowledge and
experience to help our clients, both hide and skin producers and leather producers with their
processing needs, quality issues and management issues.  His knowledge positions Northwoods
International to support our partners and clients with production and quality issues.

Tyler Tolbert is the Technology Consultant for Northwoods International.  He  brings current
technology to our company.  Tyler keeps our information systems up to date and working properly
and develops process and quality control software that can be used by our clients and partners.  

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
Northwoods International is  a member of the United States Hide, Skin and Leather Association and the Leather
Industries of America
Trade Association Memberships
Production, Sales, Distribution and Partner Locations
Peter Schultz
Processing
Consultant
Tyler Tolbert
Technology
Consultant
Some Of Our Clients, Partners and Suppliers
Northwoods International
LLC
Sunni Slaght
Logistics
Consultant