Company Profile

About Us

The footwear industries lunched in the mid-1970s was the first and core business of Universal group. Operate under the name of Modern Slipper Industry Pvt. Ltd & Kiran shoes manufacturers. Since its inception, the group has established itself as the biggest footwear producing group in Nepal. In 1990, we launched a mid-priced, value for money brand called GOLDSTAR to service more price conscious markets. GOLDSTAR is a robust brand made with genuine materials and modern technology. GOLDSTAR is now sold in all over Nepal & India and gradually it is gaining popularity western countries too. Next off the production line was Hawaii Slippers called HATHI, introduced in early eighties and now widely available throughout the country. This pioneer brand is admired over three decades. Various ranges of EVA sandals and Hawaii slippers made under this brand. "HathiBalio Ki Hathi Chap Chappal" -is a very famous slogan among the users of this brand. Hathi slippers and sandals are recognized throughout the country for its style and durability.

We have always prioritized the R&D of new cutting edge products, technology and customer service to expand the business into a new market. We have formed strong relationships around India and throughout the country with our distributors and their customers who we greatly appreciate and thank them all for their support and loyalty. We have also been fortunate to have received national recognition as a progressive and extremely well managed business through best exporter award and best tax payer in export category. Our success at these awards is an endorsement of the high caliber and quality of Footwear Industries' management and staff and their dedication to cutting edge technologies in R&D which enhance the overall well-being, safety and comfort of the company's clients.

Currently more than 3000 people are employing directly in five different operating units in Kathmandu, producing more than 75000 pairs every day.

Our Shoes

Heel

The heel is the part of the sole that raises the rear of the shoe in relation to the front. The heal seat is the top of the heal that touches the upper, this is typically shaped to match the form of the upper. The part of the the heel that comes in contact with the ground is known as the the top piece.

Vamp

The section of upper that covers the front of the foot as far as the back as the join ot the quarter

Insole

A layer of material that sits inside the shoe that creates a layer between the sole and the wearer’s foot. A la The insole adds comfort for the wearer, while hiding the join between the upper.

Eyelet

The front of the vamp next to the toe cap. For shoes were the vamp and quarter panels are one piece the throat is at the eye-stay.

Toe cap

Shoes may have a toe cap in the front upper of the shoe. Toe caps can take various forms, but the distinct types are: complete replacements for the front upper of the shoe; stitched over toecaps that add an extra layer to the upper; solid toe caps for protection, such as steel toe caps. Stitch over toe caps may be decorative in nature. Toe caps help add stength to the upper front of the shoe, an area that receives a lot of stress and wear from use.

Welt

A strip of material that joins the upper to the sole.