A long tradition with a lot of history behind the brand of COFRA. Most know they COFRA probably as manufacturer of high quality safety shoes that are completely correct. The success story of the Italian company began in 1938 in Italian via San Francesco, where Rggiero Cortellino began with the shoe production. Every day, where 12 pairs of shoes were produced and sold in the vicinity. In 1950, the company has clear ideas: the production of safety footwear for the masses. Although the word marketing was still almost unknown, was the focus of the company in this direction.
This had the consequence that employees were hired and production revenues has grown every day to 2000 safety shoes. The year is 1970 and from Cortelgomma, Cofra, an industrial company that manufactures tens thousand shoes, especially athletic shoes is. In the 1980s, the export abroad begins years. This export ensures enormous demand for safety shoes, so Cofra increasingly invested in this market. Today it produces Company Cofra daily alone 15,000 pair of safety shoes.
Cofra safety shoes are probably among the most sought-after safety footwear in the occupational safety and health sector. In addition to the safety shoes, Cofra has built a further foothold in the field of workwear and work clothing. Current workforce of approximately 350 in the area of marketing, purchasing and sales, development and processing Department and research laboratories Cofra. The operation in Barlette covers over 40,000 square meters and produces an incredible number of safety shoes a year. The export market completely covers Europe, North America and the East. The development of highly modern Cofra work shoes does not stand still. Cofra invested a lot of energy in the development in its own collections and safety shoes. Cofra has its own chemistry and physics laboratories. There, nothing will save the safety footwear. Crash tests, to check the resistance of the steel Cap, bends the sole, temperature test of 20 to minus 5 degrees, test for the water resistance, durability and many, many more tests. The brand Cofra stands for quality in the field of occupational safety and health.