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30. June 2021INVITATION TO OUR WEBINAR: SEE BEHIND THE CURTAIN OF YOUR SHOE PRODUCTION

INVITATION TO OUR WEBINAR: SEE BEHIND THE CURTAIN OF YOUR SHOE PRODUCTION

Is data the new gold? We believe it is. Amongst other things, a precise data analysis is the basis for efficient production. Do you know what your production robots did last night or during the last shift? Wouldn’t it be good to have a clear overview of your machine, operating and production data anytime, anywhere? Would you like to draw up efficiency analyses to boost productivity and optimise the deployment of your production resources? We would like to discuss these and other issues with you at our next webinar.   Visit our webinar on Thursda […]

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22. April 2021INVITATION TO WEBINAR "UPGRADED AUTOMATION SOLUTIONS – ROUGHING NX"

INVITATION TO WEBINAR

Roughing is one of the key tasks to be considered when leather and/or synthetic textile uppers are to be attached in direct soling processes. The connection of an upper to the sole of the shoe depends essentially on how well the areas of contact have been prepared. To achieve optimum adhesion of polyurethane foam and the different materials used for the uppers, careful preparation in a precise and reproducible process is essential. This perfect preparation has been the driving force in the development of our upgraded Roughing Solutions and we would […]

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08. March 2021EXCLUSIVE “NOVACOAT-D” LAUNCH EVENT

EXCLUSIVE “NOVACOAT-D” LAUNCH EVENT

Together with our industrial partner BASF we cordially invite you to our exclusive “NovaCoat-D” launch event. Visit our webinar on Thursday, 11 March 2021, from 2:30 to 3:30 PM (CET). NovaCoat-D is a unique combination of release agent and in-mould coating. The highly elastic coating ensures fast cycle times on round table processes and is ideal for use with your DESMA machines. It has excellent mechanical properties and comes in a wide range of colours and effects. During the webinar, specialists from DESMA and BASF will show how this new techno […]

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02. November 2020DESPARTS 2.0 – THE SMART SPARE PARTS SYSTEM

DESPARTS 2.0 – THE SMART SPARE PARTS SYSTEM

DESMA simplifies spare parts ordering and takes part in the “LongLife” joint research project to improve life cycle forecasts of wearing parts. The maximum service life of many components used in technical systems is often not fully exploited. Especially wearing parts such as bearings, springs and belts are replaced at regular intervals in accordance with standard maintenance plans, although they could still have been used for a much longer period. On the other hand, failure to monitor the condition of components can lead to unforeseen downtime and […]

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25. September 2020TRENDS IN FOOTWEAR PRODUCTION

TRENDS IN FOOTWEAR PRODUCTION

Design, automation, variety, cost-effectiveness and resource-saving production: the footwear industry is facing enormous challenges which DESMA can help to address with its machines, services and innovations. The footwear industry is facing dramatic changes all over the world, as customers are increasingly demanding a huge range of models and designs, customised functions and the use of highly diverse materials. The trend towards customised shoe production in particular has far-reaching consequences, with steadily decreasing batch sizes. Thanks to […]

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24. August 2020LET ROBOTS DO THE WORK FOR YOU

LET ROBOTS DO THE WORK FOR YOU

Automation can streamline work processes, raise productivity, improve quality and consequently increase overall economic output. Robots and appropriate automation solutions can also minimise existing and future risks. The use of robots, process automation and digitisation are tried-and-tested instruments that enable a business enterprise to produce more efficiently, minimise labour costs and optimise earnings. The present situation resulting from the pandemic has raised the question of whether this will accelerate the integration of robots and auto […]

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02. July 2020“FACTORY OF THE FUTURE” COMPLETED

“FACTORY OF THE FUTURE” COMPLETED

DESMA Schuhmaschinen GmbH has built its new production and office complex in just one year – Production and commercial business units will move in before the end of July – The building is designed to reflect the latest workflow and logistics principles and has sufficient reserves for future growth Roughly one year after the groundbreaking ceremony, the “Factory of the Future” - the new production and office building of DESMA Schuhmaschinen GmbH - has now been officially completed. DESMA Managing Directors Klaus Freese and Christian Decker presente […]

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28. November 2019HOW CUSTOMER WISHES TURN INTO PRODUCTS

HOW CUSTOMER WISHES TURN INTO PRODUCTS

DESMA Showroom is one of the first ports of call for customers and internal inquiries – Large variety of services: sample production, material tests, automation tools – Robots and laser facilitate shoe production How practical: having shoe samples produced without having to interrupt your own production processes, or the chance to test different materials and methods without having to use your own machinery. This is all possible at the DESMA “Showroom” in Achim. Since 2017, the Showroom has been used by all footwear manufacturers – from adidas and […]

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25. October 2019“FACTORY OF THE FUTURE”: THE SHELL IS FINISHED

“FACTORY OF THE FUTURE”: THE SHELL IS FINISHED

Everything is going according to plan: the shell of our new production and office building has been completed in just four months and should be ready to move into by late summer 2020 Achim, 17 October 2019. Just four months after the groundbreaking ceremony, the shell of the new “Factory of the Future” has been completed. DESMA Schuhmaschinen GmbH, the world’s leading manufacturer of machinery and plant for the footwear industry, is building a new production and office complex that is designed to reflect modern workflow principles on the company pr […]

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06. June 2019READY FOR NEW CHALLENGES WITH THE „FACTORY OF THE FUTURE“

READY FOR NEW CHALLENGES WITH THE „FACTORY OF THE FUTURE“

DESMA Schuhmaschinen GmbH is building a new plant on the company premises – 12,000 square metres of production site plus 4,500 square metres of office space – Inauguration planned for autumn 2020. Achim, 6  June 2019. DESMA Schuhmaschinen GmbH is preparing to meet the growing challenges of the global market with a new-build production plant on the company premises in Achim, North Germany. The world market and technology leader for plant, machinery, automation solutions and moulds for industrial footwear production is creating the “Factory of the Fu […]

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28. March 2019Bare is beautiful

Bare is beautiful

DESMA Schuhmaschinen GmbH helps to write the success story of barefoot shoe producer leguano. 26 bones, 20 muscles and roughly 100 ligaments: the human foot is an amazing thing. It combines stability with mobility and is subjected to extreme wear and tear. Throughout your lifetime, it cushions a load of several hundred kilos with every step you take. The healthiest and most natural way to run is barefoot, without a stiff sole. Walking or running barefoot strengthens the foot muscles and the entire locomotor system. That was what inspired Helmuth Oh […]

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20. September 2018House Fair 2018

House Fair 2018

Record attendance at the 2018 DESMA house fair: for two days, 780 trade visitors and 54 exhibitors made Achim the centre of the global footwear industry […]

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01. June 2018Heading for success with safety shoes

Heading for success with safety shoes

DESMA Schuhmaschinen GmbH delivers its largest and most modern direct soling machine to Atlas, a manufacturer of safety footwear in Dortmund – Atlas has opted for production facilities from Achim for four decades Black, heavy and uncomfortable: for many years, safety shoes did not have a good reputation. But this cliché is no longer true. These days, it is increasingly common to see toecaps and pierce-resistant soles in a lightweight and fashionable design and in consistently high quality. Modern safety footwear is now breathable, shock-absorbing a […]

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01. May 2018 LLOYD SHOES AND DESMA TEAM UP IN AUTOMATION

 LLOYD SHOES AND DESMA TEAM UP IN AUTOMATION

The company, family-run for many years, always had a clear strategy: one foot on the path of tradition and the other on the path to the future. So it comes as no surprise that LLOYD shoes, with headquarters in Sulingen, Lower Saxony, and DESMA Achim – less than 50 km away – should find working together a delight. LLOYD director of operations Michael Günther praises DESMA’s ‘expert knowledge’, whilst DESMA Sales staffer Dieter Badehighlights the partnership which has been a feature of developments made for LLOYD: “The starting point for us is alway […]

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