DRISH SHOES LIMITED is a 32-year-old company, that manufacturers and exports top quality finished leather, leather shoe uppers and leather footwear.

DRISH exports 70% of its production to the toughest, most demanding, premium segment of Asian and European markets comprising of importers/manufactures like Manz and Fortuna in Germany, Mayoral, Zara Brands and Elcorte Ingles in Spain, Parpia in Singapore, Assem in Holland, Snoeys in Belgium, Cape Union in South Africa, Urban Outfitters in US and Ezibuy in New Zealand among others. In the domestic market we produce about 70% of the shoes sold by Louis Phillipe as well as better end ranges of Hush Puppies, Arrow and Lee Cooper.

The company boasts of its world class integrated manufacturing facilities for all manufacturing operations (raw skin to finished product ) involving latest imported machines from Europe housed in 500,000 sq. ft. of built up space.

For the past 20+ years, DRISH has received export awards from the Government nodal agency, Council of Leather Exports almost every year. The company is also a proud recipient of awards from The National Productivity Council and The Institute of Marketing and Management.

The company is run by professional promoters with solid industrial experience. Its Managing Director, Mr. IS Paul, is a merit scholar in M.Sc. and an M.B.A. from IMD, Lausanne, Switzerland. Prior to setting up DRISH Shoes Ltd., he served as a Manager (Foreign Business) for 7 years at Bank of India's establishment in India and Europe and then set up a leather and shoe manufacturing unit in Jalandhar, becoming its first CEO.

The company is strongly focused on innovation, research & development and quality control and has devised a unique system of on-the-line quality control in which the entire workforce (right from the workers to the senior managers) participates in 100% quality checks.

DRISH specializes in making fine grain buff calf, cow calf and cow upper leathers in grains, suedes and nubucks. The leather used is mostly from skins of fallen animals, that is animals that have died a natural death. A big strength of the company is its ability to procure the best raw material available in the country. Being located in northern India, which is the source of buff calf and cow-calf skins, has contributed to the company's ability to make international class leathers. This ability is further enhanced by the fact that all raw purchase is done under the personal attention of one of the directors of the company. Heavier leathers are imported from Europe.Our brand Chandi is the largest selling brand in buffalo calf in the world.

The shoes manufactured at DRISH cover footwear for

CHILDREN : Top quality children's shoes from toddlers to teens
GENTS : Men's formal and casual shoes
LADIES : Women's comfort and formal shoes

In shoes, the company started its production with Manz, a 118 year old brand selling gents formal and casual footwear in Germany. Today, DRISH exports some of the most expensive footwear out of the country. Along with its excellence in Cement lasted shoes the company has gained expertise in other constructions like California, San Crispino, Strobel, Cosy, Sacchetto and Waterproof shoes. DRISH has acquired special skills in handling children's shoes in various constructions and is producing these for some of the best European brands. Fur lined and textile lined house shoes in Cosy construction is another specialty. DRISH has also mastered a unique technique of making waterproof shoes based on Sympatex and Water-Tex materials.

The company's most important asset is its work force of 2400 skilled workers and trained leather and footwear technologists. Besides this, DRISH also employs MBAs, CAs, qualified engineers, leather technologists and graduates in footwear technology, footwear and bag designers and constantly sends its personnel for technical training in India and abroad.

DRISH has state of the art tannery at Jalandhar and leather finishing unit in Nalagarh manufacturing about 1 million sq.ft. of leather per month. The tannery is equipped with tanning & dyeing drums of various sizes giving it complete flexibility in dyeing lots from 5 sq.ft. to 5,000 sq.ft. in as many as 20 colors per day and can handle full chrome, semi chrome and vegetable tanning systems.

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In year 2017-2018 the company was the second largest exporter of leather and leather products in Northern Region of Council of Leather Exports.

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