MEET OUR COMPANY

Founded in 1998, Usaflex is the pioneer manufacturer of fashionable comfort shoes for women of all ages.

 

Based on solid values we keep on working to make sure we fulfill our mission through our everyday actions. Our governance and management structures always keep a close eye on market demands and our stakeholders’ needs while seeking to consolidate our business vision.

 

Usaflex manufacturing plants combined can make up to 24,000 pairs/day and employ approximately 2,800 people. Our plants are strategically located in the Sinos and Paranhana Valleys in the state of Rio Grande do Sul, namely in the cities of Igrejinha (3 plants), Taquara (1 plant), Campo Bom (1 plant), and Dois Irmãos (2 plants).

 

In order to meet the demand from all across the country and abroad, our company is aided by 29 sales agency offices in the domestic market and two representatives in the foreign market. Boasting a multi-channel platform geared up to cater to our most demanding customers, our brand is a major player and leader in women’s comfort footwear in the multi-brand channel. Also, we have recently started expanding our franchise channel to give end-customers access to a greater diversity of products.

 

Our customers’ needs and wishes are the factors that guide the development of our collections. That is why fashion and comfort are brought together in all models made by our brand. The satisfaction of our customers and other stakeholders has ensured our company’s success throughout our 18 years in operation.

Awards

 

The awards granted to Usaflex highlight our commitment to quality, innovation, and sustainability.
These distinctions show we are on the right path:


RESEARCH, INNOVATION AND QUALITY


Sustainability

Research, innovation and quality are our main fuels. In 2013, 28 lines and 400 shoe models were launched, bringing innovations that goes from anatomic insoles to models with ergonomic features. This contemplates the Pro-Comfort line development, the expansion of lines that have models adapted to the technology for those who have bunions, including boots, the utilization of Everflex Insole, the adjustment in more than 200 models for higher sizes, besides innovation in processes, aiming to ensure the quality of the products, like the implementation of the Tests and Technology Center.


Sustainability

We know that for a company to be considered sustainable it needs to be environmentally correct, economically viable, and socially fair. That is why, besides carefully planning our production processes and looking for input replacement solutions, we believe managing waste, respecting biodiversity, responsibly using natural resources, and taking care of the planet in other ways are but a pillar of sustainability. To have actual sustainability, we also need to consider actions that enhance human dignity, such as respect for human and workers’ rights, an ethical, transparent conduct, and getting involved in the community’s interests, as well as financial prosperity, the bottom-line, competition, and a good relationship with customers and suppliers. To that end, we at Usaflex adopt sustainability criteria that seek to balance the tripod in our management model and are willing to meet needs and interests that go beyond our corporate walls.

Environmental Performance
Environmental Performance

By respecting biodiversity, responsibly using water, power, and raw materials, and managing waste we have been carrying out projects to take care of what is ours and keep risks to a minimum for future generations.

Social Performance
Social Performance

Aware of our role in society, we at Usaflex carry out ongoing initiatives meant to meet the needs of our business partners, suppliers, the community, employees, and customers. Such initiatives exceed legal requirements and are dedicated to the development of people, our company, and society as a whole.

Economic Performance
Economic Performance

A company’s economic-financial health is an essential pillar for the sustainability tripod balance. Therefore, our strategies focus on targets and good practices. Business transparency is paramount and can be ascertained via our AVS (Added Value Statement) published annually.

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