In early 1992, after a long time of researching Vietnam market, Mr. Elio Contigiani had very first order in cooperation with Hanoi leather and shoes factory (Hashofa) company. Perceiving the craftmanship and potential development of leather industry in Vietnam, Mr. Contigiani signed a long-term contract with Hashofa and by the way he established the Vietnam-Italy workshop inside Hashofa’s factory, using advanced italian technology with a team of most skillful employees.
At that time, products were bags, wallets and belts exported to a very difficult market , hometown of Mr. Contigiani: Italy.
Small factory in Van Phuc street
Stepping into the 21st century, Vietnam at the same time was entering the era of industrialization and modernization, being aware of opportunities, with huge desire to develop the business, Mr. Contigiani decided to stop the cooperation with Hashofa and open his own company. On October 21st, 2003 Italian Productions Co., Ltd was officially founded, and on September 5th, 2004 the headquarter of the company was settled in No. 430, Van Phuc Street, Ha Dong District, Hanoi, became the first Italian Company to invest in Vietnam with 100% FDI.
The company started with only 30 people from the old Vietnam-Italy workshop and load of difficulties, however, this is a very important milestone creating the success of Italian Productions today.
Rose to success at the end of 2009, an expansion was urgent need, Italian Productions moved the factory to Thanh Oai Industrial Zone. New factory with the dimension of about 5000m2 and more than 350 highly skilled employees, being directed and coordinated by Italian managers and technicians in an Italian high working standards, the company has continuously developed and proved itself a leading company in leather goods industrial of Vietnam.
A team designed to achieve, promote and diffuse authentic high quality “Made in Italy” standards. These standards are guaranteed by the experience and the skills of every single collaborator, by the 100% Italian machines used and by the carefully selected leathers that originate in Italy.