From safety boots, school shoes and formal men’s and women’s wear to sandals or others, we hold stock of manufacturing components for all these sectors. Due to the variety of shoes and different construction methods adopted, we have fine-tuned the requirements over many years to cater for most shoemakers – no matter how big or small, bespoke or otherwise.

THE ANATOMY OF A SHOE

Shoe Diagram

SHOE UPPER

• Burnishable shoe upper material (various colours & thicknesses)
• PU school shoe upper material (various colours & thicknesses)
• Brush off material (various colours & thicknesses)
• High shine material (various colours & thicknesses)
• Shoe elastic (various colours & widths)

MIDSOLE

• Steel midsoles (various sizes)

HEEL

• Rubber heel blocks (various types & sizes)
• Heel tips (various types & sizes)
• Quarter tips (various types & sizes)
• Top pieces (various types & sizes)
• Blakey’s heel protectors (various types & sizes)

SOLE

• PrimaSole resin sheeting (various colours & thicknesses)
• Phillips stick-a-soles (various sizes)
• Topy resin rubber (various colours & thicknesses)
• Gristle rubber (various colours & thicknesses)
• Natural crepe rubber
• EVA (various colours & thicknesses)
• Salamander bonded leather (various colours, prints & thicknesses)
• TPR & PU unit soles (various types)

COUNTER

• Silon non-woven stiffener material (various thicknesses)
• Hotmelt stiffeners (various thicknesses)

TOE

• Toe puff hotmelt material (various thicknesses)
• Steel toe caps (various types & sizes)
• Blakey’s toe protectors (various types & sizes)

LININGS

• PU linings (various colours, thicknesses & prints)
• Comfort line (various colours, types & prints)
• Comfort line with adhesive (various colours, types & prints)
• Comfort line with EVA (various colours, types & prints)
• Latex foam (memory foam) for seat piece

LACES

• Various types, lengths, thicknesses & colours
• Eyelets & hooks (various types)

INSOLE

• Biagioli PrimaTex non-woven insole board (various colours & thicknesses)
• Cellulose insole board
• Laminated insole board (non-woven to EVA; various colours & thicknesses)
• Latex memory foam (various thicknesses)
• Salamander bonded leather (various colours, prints & thicknesses)

THREAD

• Polyester fibre (various thicknesses, lengths & colours)
• Braided waxed thread (various colours & lengths)

SOLVENTS & ADHESIVES

• PU solvents
• PU cold & hot stick adhesives
• Primers
• PU hardeners (crosslinkers)
• Neoprene solvents
• Neoprene adhesives
• Latex rubbers (various concentrations)
• Rubber solution
• Styrene adhesives

SHOE FINISH DRESSINGS

• EasyCrust
• Edge paint (various colours & gloss levels)
• Mop & polish bars (various types & gloss levels)
• Repair pastes (various colours)
• Milk dressing
• Self-shine polish creams (various colours)
• Solvent dyes (various colours)
• Liquid dyes (various colours)

GENERAL ABRASIVES

• Buffing paper (various grits & sizes)
• General abrasives (various grits & sizes)

LEATHER CARE

• Oil wax/hide food (various colours)
• Dubbin
• Balsam
• Mossback
• Self-shine base & polish cream (various colours)
• Hide clean & feed
• Leather fat
• Leather cleaner
• Leather protector