Henkel–FDDI Shoe Academy Opened in Noida

Posted on 12/3/2014 12:30:39 PM By ASC

Henkel Adhesive Technologies India has partnered with the Footwear Design and Development Institute to open the Henkel-FDDI Shoe Academy in Noida. The academy will train shoe manufacturers to introduce value-added sustainable practices through both theoretical and practical training. The Indian shoe industry is the second largest in the world (after China) with an estimated 2.2 billion pairs of shoes manufactured each year. Henkel is a world leader in adhesive technology, with a longstanding commitment to environmentally responsible practices. The Shoe Academy course will help bring Henkel’s expertise to shoe manufacturers across India. “Henkel has always been in the forefront of innovation and manufacturing environmentally safe adhesive solutions. As market leaders across the world, Henkel's water-based technology not only helps the environment but also helps in optimizing costs," noted Jeremy Hunter, President Henkel Group, India.