Skandia Spa started business in 1979, producing and distributing after-ski boots and winter footwear. Since the year of establishment Skandia Spa has been on the market applying a philosophy that will guarantee a product of high quality when it comes to both design and workmanship. In a short time Skandia gains appreciation of the customers for the quality of the products, the variety and style of the collection they are offering, working in close co-operation with the leading brands for customization and industrialization of the product. Skandia has diversified the range of products thanks to experience gained over the years and to the development of advanced technologies in order to meet the increasing needs of the market. Today the company is organized with several and well advanced technical and manufacturing departments providing the customer both high quality standards and reliable service.
Skandia is able to give the customers a completely personalized service by offering the skill and excellence of its various internal departments: the creativity of the styling department, the ability of the workshop, from the creation of the sketches to the development of the first prototypes and samples; the experience and know-how of the technical department that, thanks to different teams, chooses and controls the quality of all materials, studies and develops innovative technical solutions suitable for every different type of product; a quick, efficient and continuous consulting service from the sales office in order to meet all the customer’s requirements. We are proud to affirm that Skandia is known for the high quality of its products, the wide range of selections that goes from waterproof winter boots to technical waterproof trekking and outdoor shoes, from casual shoe to professional and safety shoes and for the several types of constructions which can be used for the production of footwear with the lasted upper on cemented sole, strobel construction with cemented sole and direct injection on the upper.
In addition to the factory employing 60 people in Italy, Skandia owns two manufacturing units in Romania, one for stitching and cementing and one for the upper’s injection, with a total of 400 employees. The potential capacity of upper making is about 6.000 pairs a day, 2.000 made with 4 owned stitching lines and about 4.000 directly managed through 9 satellite units across Rumania, Bulgaria and Serbia. The direct injection on upper is realized using 4 injection machines, one with 24, two with 18 and one with 14 workstations reaching a daily potential capacity of 5.000 pair of shoes. This can be increased by 1.500 additional pairs a day through the cooperation with other contractors in Italy.