Access to Bulletin expert articles is reserved for members only.
Cutting footwear upper materials
Why it is extremely important that materials are cut efficiently and with the minimum of waste.
Compared with other shoemaking expenses, the cost of upper materials is high. While the skill of the cutter has a significant effect on material utilisation and, by extension, the cost of the finished footwear, the speed of cutting is largely determined by the method used.
Please see how SATRA Membership could benefit you, or log in if you’re already a member.