shoes padel and golf

Producing shoes for emerging sports

22 December 2021

We continuously look at developments within the footwear industry. Currently, we see that various sports are becoming increasingly popular among young people, such as padel and golf. A good time to consider having sports shoes produced for these, so that you can respond to the expected upcoming demand among young people.

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from offshoring to reshoring

Manufacturing within Europe increasingly attractive: From Offshoring to Reshoring

8 December 2021

For decades, companies have been “offshoring” their shoe production outside of Europe, to countries like China and India. One of the main reasons for manufacturing abroad is because the costs there are relatively low. However, due to environmental concerns, poor working conditions and extremely rising freight costs from Asia, companies are increasingly turning to ‘Reshoring’. We would be happy to explain all about reshoring and why it is becoming increasingly important and attractive to bring production back or keep it in Europe.

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sustainable shoes for youth

Sustainable shoes: a good choice for young people

25 November 2021

As you know, sustainability and the environment are themes that are very much alive these days. This is especially true for young people, because their generation holds the future in its hands. Many of them are constantly aware of the impact of pollution and CO2 emissions, and therefore often take action to reduce these harmful processes. This goes hand in hand with the emergence of more and more sustainable products and services. For example, more and more sustainable shoes are being produced.

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sneakers from waste

Producing sneakers from waste is the future

11 November 2021

When you hear about recycling waste to create new products, you may not immediately think of sneakers. After all, old, discarded waste material is hard to imagine as the basis for a stylish shoe. Yet in the sneaker world, there is a lot of focus on sustainability and the environment, as many brands have been making a commitment to the climate in recent years.

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Have shoe lasts made

Have shoe lasts made

29 July 2021

The last is one of the most important parts of the shoe. Without lasts, there is no form and fit in your shoe. That is why at Van den Breekel Schoenen you can have shoe lasts made that exactly fit the shoe line you want to offer. Whether you want to excel with comfort shoes, sporty models, pumps or a mountain hiking shoe, our lasts makers know how to create the perfect last.

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Recyclable shoes

Recyclable shoes

28 July 2021

Many manufacturers see the development of recyclable shoes as an expensive process. Many of our colleagues are therefore reluctant to invest in it. Yet it is an operation that quickly pays for itself and can go very fast. At Van den Breekel Schoenen, we made the choice years ago to produce our shoes as recyclable as possible, with success. We now manufacture our shoes in a sustainable manner, from start to finish.

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from offshoring to reshoring

Producing sustainable shoes

24 June 2021

Sustainability is high on the agenda of many consumers. For years, we have been developing contemporary products in which self-awareness and responsibility for the use of materials are of paramount importance. In order to meet the wishes of your customers, sustainability in the development of your shoe concepts is a must. The production of sustainable shoes is an important step in staying ahead of the latest developments. Van den Breekel Schoenen has extensive experience in developing sustainable footwear. With our expertise, we help your brand to rise above the competition.

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Shoe design and development

Shoe design and development

22 June 2021

In order to offer your customers the best shoes, you would of course prefer to develop them yourself. Unfortunately, this is not possible for many shoe manufacturers because they often only offer their own designs. At Van den Breekel Schoenen, we develop the design together with you. No option is too crazy for us: from the most trendy to durable shoes. Van den Breekel develops the shoe that meets all your requirements.

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Shoe developments against injuries

Footwear developments against injuries

27 May 2021

It is always an unpleasant moment when your feet or leg muscles hurt after a walk, a run or a trip to the supermarket. They will be with you for a while, because injuries don’t just go away. But did you know that they can often be prevented with an improved shoe design? Van den Breekel Schoenen therefore conducts research together with movement scientists into developments that make shoes more comfortable.

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Launching shoe collection

Van den Breekel Schoenen launches your shoe collection

20 May 2021

At Van den Breekel Schoenen, we think the careful production of shoes is very important. That is why we develop a new sustainable shoe collection for our clients every season. In our own style and with a suitable design for every foot, we present a distinctive custom-made line. All shoes in these collections are produced sustainably, for example by choosing the materials used very carefully.

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