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WE LOVE SHOES

SINCE 1967

Product

 

  1. DETOX
  • Development of solvent-free PUs that already meet the Detox 2020 standards
  • Shoes that contain no traces of the 11 chemicals set out in the Detox standards are already being produced
  • Long-term partnerships with raw material manufacturers and factories in order to implement the Detox standards by 2020 at the latest
  • Blue Sign
  • GOTS
  • Leather Working Group: All of our leather products are purchased exclusively from Gold & Silver LWG-certified tanneries. LWG-certified tanneries in accordance with social and environmental standards specially developed for leather manufacturing. leatherworkinggroup.com

 

  1. NEW MATERIAL DEVELOPMENTS
  • Use of materials from recycled PET plastic bottles
  • Use of organic cotton
  • Use of compostable polyester membranes in ­­­­­­­­­­­­TEX products

 

  1. CERTIFICATIONS
  • Blue Angel for the German market; one product has already been certified
  • Austrian Ecolabel for the domestic market; the first few products are in the process of being certified

 

  1. CHEMICAL TESTS
  • Close cooperation with the PFI for all new requirements and Detox
  • Contracts with all well-known testing institutes in Europe, e.g. Bureau Veritas, TÜV, SGS, Intertek
  • All of our imported goods satisfy the EU & Reach standards as a minimum

 

  1. QUALITY CONTROL
  • In-house inspection team with 30 employees under European leadership in China
  • In-house technical team, which oversees product development from prototype to production
  • At least five separate inspections are carried out and documented per order, from the point of view of continuously improving the product, not just to identify errors
  • Technical support for factories before and during production

 

  1. PACKAGING OF GOODS
  • Reduction of all PET packaging to an absolute minimum
  • Push for compostable or recycled materials
  • Encouraging customers to avoid PET packaging