Factories

Our development center and roster of 50+
industry-leading factories makes Otabo one of the
most diverse resources in footwear manufacturing. 

PRODUCT CATEGORIES

We make more than footwear and are always adding new factory categories.
Check out some of the companies and brands we develop and manufacture for. 
Women's Fashion Sandals,
Flats, Heels & Boots

Bridal & Evening Shoes

Men's Casual & Dress Shoes

Fashion Sneakers 

Custom & Bespoke Shoes
Rain Boots & Molded Footwear

Performance Athletics

Golf Shoes

Flip Flops & Sandals

Hunting Boots

House & Hotel Slippers

Infant & Children's Footwear

Orthopedic, Comfort &
Corrective Medical Footwear

Barefoot & Minimal Footwear

Uniform, Work & Safety Boots

Concept Footwear

Fashion Apparel

Basic Cut & Sew

Undergarments & Lingerie

Bridal & Lace

Knits
Athletic & Performance

Swim
Hats

Gloves

Scarves

Jewelry

Watches
Wallets

Phone Cases

Laptop Cases

Fashion Bags

Performance Bags

Travel Bags & Luggage

Hard Cases

Glassware, Ceramics & Pottery

Textiles, Linens & Bedding

Rugs

Furniture

Lighting

Simple Electronics & Appliances
Tiles, Hardware & Fixtures

Molded Home, Kitchen
& Bath Products


EXPERTISE & CAPABILITIES

As a full service footwear manufacturer, we provide support with processes ranging from material and equipment sourcing to quality control and lab testing to warehousing.

Leather and exotic skins tanning
Quality synthetic, vegan and eco materials
Raw materials formulation
Custom dye and print processes
Hardware and components sourcing and development
Waterproofing, fireproofing
Flex, abrasion and slip resistance treatments
Anti-bacterial, anti-microbial treatments
Heat molding
Nanotech Treatments
Wear and strength testing
Product specification and grading
Last development and fit testing 
Pattern development
Footbed and insole development
Outsole, midsole and heel component development
Mold and toolings production
Construction engineering
Fit and wear testing 
Coming soon.
Materials purchasing and inventory
Production line setup 
Factory scheduling and timeline management
Equipment purchasing, setup and maintenance
Training for factory workers, craftsmen, and supervisors
Efficiency and defect rate studies
Warehousing 
Onsite and independent lab testing
Establishing criterion for industry standards
Lab testing for materials formulation 
Lab testing for performance
Metal detection 
Certification for import requirements 
Price and timeline comparisons for shipping routes
Booking port to port, or door to door shipments 
Preparing import and export documents
Outlining specifications for customs duties 

FACTORY PROFILES

COMING SOON

Learn more about our factories.
Find one that's right for you. 

ETHICS & STANDARDS

Otabo has been a pioneer for workers’s rights and strong
factory ethics in China for over 30 years.

We provided clean and safe working conditions, and built a strong community for our employees with a focus on family and individuals, when most factories did not. We continue these traditions today.

We work with factories that maintain a standard of care that includes reasonable hours, living wages, clean and safe facilities, no underage employees, and that make contributions to employee healthcare, education and employee homeownership.

Factory conditions can vary but we always give preference to those that provide better conditions for their employees.

SHIPPING & LOGISTICS

We ship to the following countries, but can meet your needs
for quality control standards and country of origin requirements for any specified country.
Check out our Shipping Guide and Checklist for more information on how to
obtain shipping estimates and prepare to clear customs.

Return Policy : Education Course

The Education Course is non-refundable. You will retain access to the course for 6 months from date of purchase.

 

Return Policy : Individual Chapters

Education Course chapters are non-refundable. You will retain access to each chapter for 6 months from date of purchase.

 

Return Policy : Tools, Templates, and Guides

Tools, Templates & Guides are non-refundable. You will retain access to these materials for 1 year from date of purchase.

Return Policy: Consulting

Consulting hours are non-refundable. Session must be conducted within 1 year of purchase. Rescheduling requires 2 business days of notice.

 

Return Policy : Documentation

Documentation is non-refundable and must be applied to a consulting session conducted within 1 year of purchase.