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Decorative buckle attachment – Case #649

“A picture is worth a thousand words”. Practical solutions to problems encountered in the manufacturing process that demonstrate how we assist our customers’ factories to produce Right from the Start TM.

Problem: the non-functional buckle wasn’t secured with a strap, and being kids shoes, it can fall or be removed by the children easily.

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Impactiva solution: we got the factory to secure the buckle between the upper and lining strap in order to avoid this potential problem.

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Open stitching – Case #646

“A picture is worth a thousand words”. Practical solutions to problems encountered in the manufacturing process that demonstrate how we assist our customers’ factories to produce Right from the Start TM.

Problem: the lining zig-zag stitching opens because the material does not have enough strength.

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Impactiva solution: we got the factory to add cotton tape along the zig-zag stitching to avoid the stitching opening.

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Visible stitching holes – Case #641

“A picture is worth a thousand words”. Practical solutions to problems encountered in the manufacturing process that demonstrate how we assist our customers’ factories to produce Right from the Start TM.

Problem: stitching holes are visible after lasting.

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Impactiva solution: we got the factory to attach a 35 mm. width tape underneath the vamp and counter joint in order to avoid the stretching of that area when lasting, which is the reason why stitching holes are visible.

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Pom-pom pull off – Case #639

“A picture is worth a thousand words”. Practical solutions to problems encountered in the manufacturing process that demonstrate how we assist our customers’ factories to produce Right from the Start TM.

 

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Impactiva solution: we got the factory to add one more punch on the vamp to improve the lock strength.

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Fraying canvas – Case #636

“A picture is worth a thousand words”. Practical solutions to problems encountered in the manufacturing process that demonstrate how we assist our customers’ factories to produce Right from the Start TM.

Problem: the tongues’ canvas material was fraying at the open seam edges.

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Impactiva solution: we got the factory to do over lock stitching instead of open seam stitching in order to avoid edges’ fraying.

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Poor tongue attachment – Case #634

“A picture is worth a thousand words”. Practical solutions to problems encountered in the manufacturing process that demonstrate how we assist our customers’ factories to produce Right from the Start TM.

Problem: only one row of stitching to attach the tongue, high chances of tongue pull-off failure.

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Impactiva solution: we got the factory to add another stitching at the tongue edge in order to get a good pull strength.

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Correct machinery to avoid safety risks – Case #628

“A picture is worth a thousand words”. Practical solutions to problems encountered in the manufacturing process that demonstrate how we assist our customers’ factories to produce Right from the Start TM.

Problem: the artisan was using her fingers to hold the upper tightly in a computerized stitching machine because the  holder was not the correct one. This is very risky and it violates safety norms.

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Impactiva solution: we got the factory to change the holder type and prepared a jig to hold the upper tightly and stitch safely.

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Bow comes off – Case #619

“A picture is worth a thousand words”. Practical solutions to problems encountered in the manufacturing process that demonstrate how we assist our customers’ factories to produce Right from the Start TM.

Problem: bows come off easily when pulling manually.

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Impactiva solution: we got the factory to add a reinforcement under the bow before stitching in order to increase the pulling strength.

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Looseness in uppers – Case #597

“A picture is worth a thousand words”. Practical solutions to problems encountered in the manufacturing process that demonstrate how we assist our customers’ factories to produce Right from the Start TM.

Problem: usable leather was becoming loose during stiffener attaching and Strobel stitching procedures, since it required extensive handling as uppers are folded. The Factory was using non-woven material as backer, which was not providing proper strength.

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Impactiva solution: we got the Factory to use 1.2mm EVA instead of non-woven for empty grain / poor temper leather in order to keep it tight and maintain the required strength.

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Uneven toe shape – Case #595

“A picture is worth a thousand words”. Practical solutions to problems encountered in the manufacturing process that demonstrate how we assist our customers’ factories to produce Right from the Start TM.

Problem: uneven toe shape on the upper stitched edges.

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Impactiva solution: we suggested the Factory to pre-form the edges with the help of a flat pointed tool before lasting, in order to achieve smooth stitched upper edges.

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