Niche, Inc was established on Cape Cod in 1983 by Peter Roderick and Roland Letendre. They set out to produce expertly-crafted products of the finest materials. For more than 30 years the company has been recognized as a high quality leather goods manufacturer for the equestrian and motorcycle industries while also performing contract work for some of the world’s leading companies including Yamaha Motor Corporation, Polo, PetSmart and Longaberger.
In 1999 Niche Inc. moved from Cape Cod to New Bedford, Massachusetts where the company owns a historic textile mill complex with nearly one million square feet of industrial space and a plentiful local work force. In 2007, the company ventured into working with the U.S. Military and has since become the leading supplier of Low Cost Aerial Delivery Systems. After 30 years, Niche has established itself as an experienced, innovative, and versatile manufacturing company.
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