Saddleback Leather Company announced today a partnership with NOE International to open a center in León, Guanajuato in September of this year.
NOE International will be opening their first center outside of Morelia this September in León, an city of over a million people located two hours to the north of Morelia and known as the leather capital of Mexico. Saddleback Leather produces a large percentage of their leather products in León at the Old Mexico Manufacturing factory (OMM). The center will benefit the children of the OMM factory as well as families from the surrounding low-income area. Dave Munson, Saddleback CEO and former NOE Center intern had a desire to provide educational opportunities to OMM employees and turned to NOE for assistance. The project will be financed by Saddleback Leather and administered by NOE. The full press release by Saddleback Leather that went out today can be read HERE.