Pan American Leathers, Inc. is an exotic skin tannery founded by Mark Mendal in 1984. Leveraging modern technology and technical expertise at our tanneries in New York and Colombia, PAL has become a leading quality tanner of exotic leathers for the world's markets. Our relationships with both suppliers and customers span many decades and continue to grow as PAL works with clients to meet the demands of an ever-evolving marketplace.

Pan American Leathers tans, colors and finishes alligator skin, anaconda skin, various crocodile skin, lizard skin and python skin at our New York tannery and caiman skin at our Colombian tannery. We distribute ostrich skin and stingray skin for foreign tanneries. Customers can buy from stock or work with us to develop products in our NYC showroom. We can make our standard colors or we can custom dye to match. Being a domestic tannery, customers' orders, developments and adjustments are done in a timely manner. is intended to educate you on who we are, where we came from and how we can help you. Now, we encourage you to learn more about exotic leather, our business and explore our product lines and we sincerely hope that the variety and quality of our skins and our commitment to customer service meet your needs.

Truly yours,


Mark Mendal
President & CEO, Pan American Leathers, Inc.

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