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About us

Introducing the Austrian Footwear and Leather Goods Industry Group

The Austrian Footwear and Leather Goods Industry Group is part of the Austrian Association of the Textile, Clothing, Shoe and Leather Industry, which is an independent organisation within the Austrian Economic Chamber. 

The Austrian Footwear and Leather Goods Industry Group sees itself as

  • an extensive provider of services to their members
  • an advocacy, especially against government and governmental agencies, chambers and unions
  • an representative of the industries’ concerns at European level
  • an ideal discussion forum for member companies and their environment


The Austrian Footwear and Leather Goods Industry Group comprises 34 companies within the

  • Austrian Footwear Industry (with just under 1,140 employees)
  • Austrian Leather Goods and Luggage Industry (with close to 430 employees)


We invite you to learn more about our member companies and their extensive product range! 

Contact us

Berufsgruppe SCHUH-UND LEDERWARENINDUSTRIE
Wiedner Hauptstraße 63
A-1045 Wien

Tel. +43 (0)5 90900-3453
Fax. +43 (0)5 90900-278 
E-mail: schuh-leder@wko.at

Chairman: KommR Joseph LORENZ
Group Leader: Barbara Withalm (DW 3453)