At Lugina, we have placed great value on ecological commitment and sustainability for decades. We are all the more pleased that this commitment is now paying off: last year, our Waldläufer brand was awarded the PFI ECO test mark for social and ecological sustainability. A recognition of our philosophy and our daily work that makes us extremely proud.
But that’s not all – Lugina is expected to be awarded two further certifications in the coming year: for our quality management system (DIN EN ISO 9001) and our environmental management system (DIN EN ISO 14001).
and has been firmly anchored in our company philosophy for years. With over 60 years of experience, we know this: Tradition and forward thinking are not mutually exclusive – on the contrary! In our shoe production, we combine state-of-the-art technology with traditional craftsmanship on a daily basis. And we do not forget our ecological responsibility. In addition to social and nature-conscious projects such as our tree-planting campaign or the installation of a photovoltaic system on the company building, we always strive for sustainable production that is also visible to our customers. Appropriate certificates and recognized test marks from external institutions therefore play a decisive role.
The Prüf- und Forschungsinstitut Pirmasens e. V. is an institute that was originally founded specifically for the footwear industry – but has since developed into a modern service and research center that operates worldwide. Receiving the ECO seal of approval shows that we take our obligations as a manufacturer and retailer seriously and that our products meet other high quality standards in addition to the prescribed safety requirements.
The PFI ECO seal and both ISO certificates confirm that we are on the right track as an employer and a company. However, this does not mean that we are resting on our laurels. Sustainability is not a fixed goal, but a constantly changing challenge with many facets. Receiving these seals is therefore just another incentive for us to promote an environmentally-oriented mindset and climate-neutral production.
We would like to take this opportunity to thank our customers once again from the bottom of our hearts for the trust they have placed in us.