For more than 20 years, Diadora Utility has been uniting scientific research in the field of safety footwear and technical workwear with the latest fashion trends. For 2018, the key concepts that best represent the new collection are breathability, water resistance, and cushioning.
Work and safety shoes increasingly go beyond the concept of mere ‘protection’, a concept that rather becomes the starting point in offering the end user an increasingly high level of comfort. Accordingly, we find work and safety footwear that is lightweight, breathable, capable of keeping the foot dry, without seams, and with highly technological and anti-fatigue soles, etc. From A+A 2017, the worldwide leading platform of reference for safety and health at work, which is held every two years, – here is a selection of the latest innovations that best interpret this important trend.
State-of-the-art safety footwear is no longer satisfied with only being safe, while ensuring maximum comfort. Now, it insists on also being aesthetically appealing and a pleasure to wear, even outside of work. From A+A 2017 in Dusseldorf, the two-year international fair of reference for safety and health in the workplace, we made a selection of some of the proposals that best represent these new trends in safety footwear.
The new solution studied to adapt the sole to any kind of surface, make safer the ground contact, have full control in every condition at work without sacrificing comfort.
A high performance work sneaker fitted with a Michelin sole, inspired by the brand’s Alpin 5 winter tire, was presented in a preview at the last edition of A+A
The German event once again confirms itself as the world’s leading trade fair for safety, security and health at work, with more than 67 thousand trade visitors present in the Messe Dusseldorf exhibition complex from 17 to 20 October 2017.
Slippery surfaces and uneven terrain can be life-threatening in the workplace. A reliable and solid technical shoe is, therefore, essential for better safety.
Acting as a bridgehead between Alba Shoes, the Albanian group with more than 20 years of experience in footwear manufacturing, and the European market, the Italian company Alba & N is specialized in the production and sales of work and safety shoes
Sicur has set itself many objectives for its 2018 edition: growing in representativeness, enhancing its power to convene professionals, both nationally and internationally, and elevating the relevance and visibility that it has achieved as the sector’s meeting point.
The Trade show for risk prevention and risk management proposes its next edition to sector operators from 6 to 8 November 2018, at Paris’s Porte de Versailles – Pav. 1, with many new innovations in store for the market’s players.
After ending 2018 with a turnover of 30 million euros (70% of which was generated in Italy), the Marches group specialised in the production of footwear sets itself the ambitious goal of increasing its turnover to 50 million euros.
After experiencing a growth trend of +10% for six consecutive years, along with a +17% rise in the profitability index over the last three years, Scarpa ends 2018 with 100 million euros in consolidated revenue and aims to arrive at an annual revenue of 150 million euros over the next five years.
Conquering Europe from Milan, the brand of stars and stripes gym shoes, Pony, which is an acronym for Product of New York, opens a store in the historic Brera neighbourhood in via Ponte Vetero 15.
In March, Luis Onofre took office as the new President of the CEC-European Confederation of the Footwear Industry.
Febos, the company from Asolo specialised in the production and distribution of footwear, ended 2018 with a 20-million-euro turnover and aims to arrive at 30 million euros by the end of 2021.