• 19-22 September 2023
  • Milan, Italy

Factory Visits

Guided Tour

Program 1 Program 2 Program 3

Factory visits program

The three-day conference program is completed by an optional preliminary day on Tuesday September 19th. This is structured in three parallel visit programs among which participants can chose their preferred one.



Industrie Chimiche Forestali, shoe material and adhesive manufacturer (Marcallo con Casone, MI)

Tessitura Langè, fabric wholesaler (Robecchetto con Induno, MI)

Tacchificio Villa Cortese, footwear component manufacturer (Villa Cortese, MI)

TFL, tannery pilot plant (Buscate, MI)



Kilometro Rosso, innovation district (Bergamo, BG)

MADE Competence Center I4.0 (Milan, MI)



Calzaturificio Roveda, shoe factory (Parabiago, MI)

Calzaturificio SeymechamLou, shoe factory (Nerviano, MI)

CIMAC, test and certification lab (Vigevano, PV)

Industrie Chimiche Forestali

We are invisible but we are everywhere. Made in Italy since 1918!

Tacchificio Villa Cortese

Stepping into the future while keeping the past close to our heart


Great chemicals. Excellent advice

Kilometro Rosso

Kilometro Rosso is an European innovation districts, a meeting place between research and business that operates as a technology transfer agent

MADE - Competence Center Industry 4.0

Business innovation, led by business

Calzaturificio Roveda

One of the gems of the Italian footwear industry


“The shoe can change the way a woman walks, the way she moves, it can elongate the leg. The shoe can create magic, illusion, desire, and these are all things that I love.” Christian Louboutin


CIMAC has been testing and certifying fashion products, especially footwear, for almost 40 years.

  • Yves Morin

    Yves Morin

    President of UITIC

    “UITIC Members are very enthusiastic about the idea of organizing the “21st UITIC International Footwear Congress” in Italy, which is an undisputed reference in terms of innovation and technology for the footwear industries.”

  • Françoise Nicolas

    Françoise Nicolas

    President of UITIC Congress Scientific Committee

    “The congress will be an occasion to focus on important technological innovations that have helped footwear companies modernize and become more sustainable. It is therefore an event that is not to be missed.”
    Copyright © Loïc Benoit

  • Sergio Dulio

    Sergio Dulio

    President of UITIC Congress Organisational Committee

    "UITIC members are delighted to join forces with such a prestigious partner as ASSOMAC for their “21st UITIC Congress” which will take place in Vigevano and Milan, both cities of reference in footwear technology and fashion."

  • Maria Vittoria Brustia

    Maria Vittoria Brustia

    President of ASSOMAC

    "By bringing together representatives of the international footwear industry, the UITIC congress gives participants a valuable opportunity to pool vital information." Copyright Loïc Benoit

  • Roberto Vago

    Roberto Vago

    Managing Director of ASSOMAC

    "This UITIC Congress will be a remarkable event due to its simultaneous organization with the "Simac Tanning Tech" exhibition, the international event with the most qualified offer of machinery and technologies for the footwear, leather goods and tanning industries."