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Zamleather shoe production reaches 1,000 per day

ZAMBIA-CHINA Economic and Trade Cooperation Zone workers manufacturing leather shoes in Lusaka recently. PICTURE: COLLINS PHIRI

KALONDE NYATI, Lusaka
ZAMLEATHER, through its Zamshu division, has doubled its shoe production to 1,000 per day to take advantage of increasing demand for footwear by various sectors.
In a statement yesterday, Zamleather is positioning itself to take advantage of opportunities being created in Zambia’s mining, industrial footwear and personal protective equipment (PPE) markets by increasing its production capacity and building on operational efficiencies.
“As part of its value addition strategy, Zamshu has recently doubled shoe production capacity from 500 to 1,000 pairs a day.  The company intends to strengthen its foothold in the security wing and mining sectors, which are among the biggest footwear consumers in the country, as well as increase supply into the school shoes market,” the statement reads.
Zamleather continues to operate the country’s largest tannery, producing wet blue hides and CLICK TO READ MORE



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