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Manufacture of perfect domestic gentleman shoes

Business outline

  • Manufacture of high-end gentlemen’s shoes
  • Manufacture of elevator shoes
  • Manufacture of bridal shoes
  • Manufacture of hallux valgus prevention shoes
  • OEM production

Focusing on the above-mentioned products, we are manufacturing various gentlemen’s shoes. We adhere to made in Japan and deliver shoes

We believe our mission is to produce truly good shoes for people’s foot. Adhereing to genuine leather.
We also accept OEM orders. If you are interested in OEM, please contact us.

Business outline

Process

1.Pattern Cutting

1.Pattern Cutting

Pattern cutting is where specific parts are produced. These parts generally consist of the sole, the bottom part of the shoe; insole the internal part of the shoe that is placed directly under the foot; outsole, the layer that directly touches the ground; heel, the bottom back part that can be high or low; and upper, the part that holds the shoe on the foot.

2.Make leather thin

2.Make leather thin

At this process, the portion pasted together in order to sew leather is made thin.

3.Sewing

3.Sewing

This is the method of uniting all the aesthetic coverings of the shoe. The uppers are pierced, punched, wedged, ridged, and then placed with lining and sewn together.

4.Lasting

4.Lasting

This is the process of stretching the upper over the last. A certain amount of force is applied to stretch the upper on to the different points of the last to acquire its shape.

5.Attaching

5.Attaching

This is the part of the process that involves putting the upper and the sole together.

6.Lengthen wrinkles

6.Lengthen wrinkles

At this process, wrinkles are lengthened by applying heat to leather.

7.Finishing

7.Finishing

Final finish of cleaning, glazing, etc. is performed at this process.

8.Into a box

8.Into a box

The shoes are boxed for distribution after the manufacturing process.

Past record of introduction

Men's clothing store

General gentleman shoes and elevator shoes

We offer not only gentlemen’s shoes for business setting, but also formal and casual shoes for various situations.
We can design and manufacture depending on seasons and also deliver in response to customer’s requested size or plan.

Fashion brand name manufacturers for bridal

Special shoes for marriage ceremonies

We accept orders for gentlemen’s bridal shoes
We can also jointly plan with brand name manufacturers.

About OEM

We can support customer’s brand by OEM production of genuine leather shoes

We support manufacture of leather shoes by OEM.
We have a past record of sales to major men’s clothing stores, apparel companies, retail shops, etc.
We can do trend-conscious designing and accept small lot size.

We can also manufacture in cooperation with Chinese shoe factory on your demand.
We can make various proposals according to the style and textures customer wants to realize.

OEM workflow

First, we would like to hear from customer what kind of design and style you want to realize and share image.
Then we will make suggestion about ideal material and structure based upon the know-how obtained from years of experiences.

Since we are tied-up with shoe specialized design company, concrete image of finished product is not necessary.

1. Product planning meeting

1. Product planning meeting

We will make first sample in about one month.
And we will hear freedback from customer regarding shoe stretcher, sole, balance, texture, what is the difference from what you had imagined, and then reform the sample.

2.1st sample

3.2nd, 3rd, and final sample

We will repeat this process and will have meetings and revise samples until customers finally satisfy.

3.2nd, 3rd, and final sample

4. Actual manufacturing

After customer reviewed and confirmed the sample, we will start manufacturing the shoes in the best suited production method.
In case you prefer production in China, we will send planning and production manager to check and supervise to the details and also to do production control.

4. Actual manufacturing

5.finish and delivery

For customers who adhere to “Made in Japan”, we can do sole attachement, finishing touches, inspection, and shipment in our own factory in Japan.
We only ship products that passed inspection items listed to meet customer’s demand.

5.finish and delivery

KITAJIMA SHOES CO.

402-1, Shin-machi, Yamatokoriyama-shi, Nara, Japan
Zip: 639-1054
TEL:0743-52-3184
FAX:0743-53-5432

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