World Footwear

Innovation

Innovation distinction for adidas

Apr 19, 2018 / Germany
The giant sportswear adidas has received the German Innovation Award 2018 for its Speedfactory

20th UITIC Congress: Programme announced

Apr 17, 2018 / UITIC
The UITIC Executive Committee, APICCAPS and CTCP announced the complete programme of the 20th edition of the UITIC Congress, taking place in Porto, from the 16th to the 18th May and focused on the theme From Fashion to factory: A New Technological Age

A'RCOPEDICO’s universal language: comfort

Apr 2, 2018 / Portugal
A'RCOPEDICO is a trademark of Ropar SA Company, with headquarters in Vila do Conde, Portugal. Since 1966 the company has been focusing in an universal language: comfort

New Generation: Meet Pedro Sampaio

Mar 20, 2018 / Portugal
With a degree in business management training, Pedro Sampaio belongs to the second generation working at Mazoni, a footwear company based in Felgueiras, in the north of Portugal

UITIC to present shoes made without stitching

Mar 15, 2018 / UITIC
In a joint press conference held in Hong Kong, during APLF, the UITIC Executive Committee, APICCAPS and CTCP, announced the first speakers of the 20th edition of the UITIC Congress, taking place in Porto, from the 16th to the 18th May

Asics invests in conductivity textiles

Feb 1, 2018 / Japan
The Japan-based footwear company has made its first investment, taking a stake in AI SILK Corporation, a venture company affiliated with Tohoku University and focused on developing conductive textiles

New collaborative project presented by the Portuguese industry

Dec 21, 2017 / Portugal
The FAMEST project was formally presented by the Portuguese Footwear and Fashion Cluster last November

Asics wants to make soles in a microwave

Nov 6, 2017 / Japan
The Japanese brand is testing a new way to produce the midsoles of sneakers with microwave technology. Asics believe this can lead to usage of 90% less energy than standard production techniques

Programme of the 20th UITIC Congress announced

Oct 6, 2017 / UITIC
In a joint press conference held in Milan, during LINEAPELLE, the UITIC Executive Committee, APICCAPS and CTCP presented the 20th edition of the UITIC Congress, taking place in Porto in 2018

adidas opens footwear lab in Japan

Oct 4, 2017 / Innovation
The Germany-based brand has announced the opening of a new facility in Japan dedicated to development activities. It is the first center of this kind by adidas in the Asian country

Nike offers shoes customised in 90 minutes

Sep 8, 2017 / United States
For decades, Nike has worked directly with athletes to create cutting-edge and highly personalized products. Now the brand wants to start to expand this concept

Different color shoes, the new trend

Jun 30, 2017 / World
Having unmatching shoes is one of the trends in 2017, that will affect footwear and generate positive opportunities for producers

Footwear innovation: Light-up shoes

Jun 22, 2017 / World
Light-Up Shoes is an innovation that will surely make use of the power of smartphones to make personalization in footwear available to consumers

Bangladesh’s new policy to boost exports

Jun 19, 2017 / Innovation
The local authorities seem to be focusing on new policies to reinforce the leather goods and footwear manufacturers capacity and in that way boost exports

Ageing is leading to more demand for health-related footwear

Jun 16, 2017 / World
Expectancy of life continues to increase and footwear companies should adapt their production to meet the needs of the population
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