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The soles that will save the planet

Plenty of sole manufacturers are exploring different and more sustainable solutions for making footwear structures. Recycling and bio-materials the most popular solutions.


OrthoLite®, strategies, innovation and sustainability

OrthoLite®, the world's leading supplier of sustainable, high-performance and comfortable footwear insoles and materials, announces OrthoLite Cirql™, the world's first circular foam solution for footwear. And it reveals its strengths and strategies.


AGL: a passion for chunky soles

The premium footwear brand, founded in 1958 in the Marche region of Italy, also focuses for ss24 on chunky soles, which give a solid, contemporary look to ballerinas and paraboots.


Vibram and Suolificio Negro team up

Through the partnership, Vibram will be able to take advantage of exclusive products and industrial techniques that will ensure it has ‘in house’ technology for the sole/midsole combination.


Nos: the first networking experience made in the Marche region

Suolificio Del Papa of Morrovalle (MC), Dami of Sant'Elpidio a Mare (FM) and Top Model of Rapagnano (FM) have chosen to create a collective and glocal business network to face the complexities of the market together.


DAVOS: Eco-Friendly Soul

Aware that the Fashion System industry is among the most polluting in the world, the company in Cavaso del Tomba, in the province of Treviso, has long been committed to providing concrete answers in terms of recycling and reuse of materials.


GoldenPlast: even greener

The Macerata-based company renews its ECO2POUND range of sustainable GRS-certified thermoplastic compounds for an even more environmentally friendly future.


Tacchificio Pienne: a constant commitment to a better world

The company, founded in 1966 and specializing in the production of heels for the fashion industry, is committed to quality production that is also sustainable and attentive to the well-being of people and the planet.