In shoe manufacturing we have a saying: “Last comes first.” Virtually all shoe development and production starts with a last.
Tech packs are digital illustrations of your designs that show relevant views, proper proportions, specified materials and other information that is integral to making your shoe. Read more to learn whether or not you may need a tech pack for your project.
Before starting with tech packs, you’ll want to better understand the specifics of your shoe category. For that, you’ll need a bit of history and context based on these eight foundational shoe styles:
From creating your tech packs through to shipping arrangements. Learn the 10 key steps to getting your shoes manufactured.
Most factories will be closed the following dates for 2016 holidays in China.
Dec 31 - Jan 3
Chinese New Year
Feb 1 - Mar 1
Tomb Sweeping Day
Dragon Boat Festival
Jun 9 - 11
Mid-Autumn Moon Festival
Sep 15 - 18
National Day & Golden Week
Oct 1 - 9
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Whether you are an established brand looking to obtain production quotes, or are starting out with little experience, our goal is to help you understand the possibilities.
In addition to providing manufacturing services, we’ve launched The Startup Shop to help people new to the footwear industry get started.
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