ISA TanTec is pleased to announce that it has signed definitive
agreements to acquire the Auburn Leather brand, business and assets with
closing in Q2 2018.
Key Auburn staff, including Lisa Howlett, will be retained to ensure
continued high quality, character and consistency of the Auburn leather
laces for which they are known throughout the industry. Auburn laces
will be manufactured in ISA TanTec’s facilities using the same
proprietary processes, hides, chemicals and equipment to ensure the
authenticity and uniqueness of Auburn’s leather laces continues for our
Auburn was established in 1863 and is the global leader in leather
laces. Lisa Howlett, Auburn’s longstanding owner, will join the ISA team
as the Auburn Brand Ambassador and will assist in taking the company to
the next level by integrating Auburn into the ISA TanTec Group. The
integration will create more value through an optimized supply chain as
well as using a common sales and marketing structure on a global basis
to better serve our clients.
ISA TanTec, the eco-friendly leather manufacturer, known for its LITE
(Low Impact To the Environment) Trademark is majority owned by its
founder, management, and Navis Capital partners, one of the largest
private equity firms in Asia.
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