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Portuguese footwear companies move production to masks

Mar 27, 2020 / Portugal
Several footwear companies from the north of Portugal are temporarily replacing the production of footwear with the manufacture of technical equipment

New Generation: meet Catarina Neves

Mar 26, 2020 / Portugal
With a background in architecture, Catarina has always designed pieces for herself. When requests from friends and family started to increase, she decided to create Pallas

Portuguese Footwear Industry promotes Immersive Factory Visits

Mar 17, 2020 / Portugal
Join the "Sexiest industry in Europe” and get involved with different shoe manufacturing techniques. All delivered during a week spent in one of the must visit cities in Europe: Porto

New Generation: Leandro Moreira

Mar 6, 2020 / Portugal
Leandro Moreira has been working at the family company for almost 20 years. He represents the second generation working at Calçado Raly, Lda, the company owning the brand Walker Flex

Why Portugal?

Mar 2, 2020 / Portugal
APICCAPS, the Portuguese Footwear Association, launched the “Why Portugal?” campaign. Watch the video here

Portuguese Footwear Industry Immersive Summer Programme

Feb 27, 2020 / Portugal
In the summer of 2020, the Portuguese Footwear Industry will host participants from all over the world for an unique learning experience aiming at developing competitive skills in footwear manufacturing

Portuguese Footwear Industry launches Immersive Summer Programme

Feb 18, 2020 / Portugal
APICCAPS and CTCP joined forces to create an immersive experience which will make Portugal the home of a ground-breaking experience in the summer

Did you know shoe soles can be made from tennis balls?

Feb 13, 2020 / Portugal
The Portuguese-based company ISI Soles developed a process and already sells ecological shoe soles made from recycled tennis balls

FAMEST presents innovations for the Footwear Cluster

Feb 13, 2020 / Portugal
After two years of work, the FAMEST project dedicated an entire day, on the 29th of January, to demonstrate some of the results obtained so far and to held some workshops at CTCP (Portugal)

Four architects, one stroke, two shoes

Feb 12, 2020 / Portugal
The project was laid by Marta de Pinho, but brings together four architects, two of them Pritzker Prize winners, the ultimate Architecture Prize. Álvaro Siza Vieira and Eduardo Souto Moura each designed a pair of shoes

New Generation: meet Patrícia Henriques

Feb 7, 2020 / Portugal
Brand Patrícia Henriques was born out of Patrícia's dream. After being a mother, she felt it was time to move forward with the project of creating comfortable footwear that was both elegant and sophisticated

Get to know Portugal's plan for sustainability

Jan 30, 2020 / Portugal
The Portuguese Footwear, Components, Leather Goods Manufacturers' Association has presented the new Action Plan of the Footwear Cluster for Sustainability

New Generation: meet Filipa Couto

Jan 24, 2020 / Portugal
With a Bachelor Degree in Clinic Psychology and a Master in Business Management Filipa has choosen the challenge to take on her family business. An invitation from her father has made her the second generation working at Trofal

Portuguese Shoes with new campaign

Jan 17, 2020 / Portugal
The Portuguese Footwear, Components and Leather Goods Manufacturers' Association (APICCAPS) presented the new Portuguese Shoes campaign for 2020
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