By  on February 22, 2013

Giorgia Caovilla, who launched her feminine O Jour footwear line in 2010, and has a small manufacturing plant on the Brenta, credits Giovanni Luigi Voltan for developing the Riviera del Brenta footwear district.


After returning to his hometown of Stra from Boston, a shoe manufacturing hub in the early 20th century, Voltan introduced serialized production processes in his factory, containing costs through the mechanization of some phases of the cycle and becoming more competitive and efficient.

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