Our history


A new Hub in Germany

Base Protection inaugurates The German HUB in Rodgau, near Frankfurt, located in a strategic position to serve the market in Central / Northern Europe more quickly and on time.


Base Protection Cavaliere della Disfida Medal

On February 14th the Municipality of Barletta rewarded Base Protection underlining the company effort contributing the relaunch of the PPE sector on the European market, focusing on innovation, on great respect for work environment, and attention to the rights of working mothers.


Base Protection receives the prestigious receives the prestigious Cribis D&B Rating 1

On February 24th Cribis D & B recognizes Base Protection the index of maximum reliability, a dynamic indicator based on the performance of the compnay.


A recipe for Amatrice

Base Protection gest committed for the earthquake area of Amatrice, focusing on the School for Culinary Arts & Hotel Management, seriously damaged, in which the recipe of the amatriciana is handed down. Base Protection donated its safety shoes to students and teachers of the school.  Base Protection contributes to the reconstruction of the Institute allocating part of the turnover of the last months of 2016. The sum of 21 thousand euros has been delivered to the Mayor of Amatrice Sergio Pirozzi on 10 April 2017.


The new line Kaptiv with i-daptive patent

With the new Kaptiv® work shoe line, Base Protection changes the experience of comfort. Thanks to the application of the revolutionary i-daptive® technology, a new patent based on Base Protection, it adapts to the worker’s movements, guaranteeing an incredible feeling of dynamic comfort, in all conditions of use.

i-daptive® is the intelligent system which adapts to the foot, providing an incredible feeling of dynamic comfort. A dynamic comfort able to produce three effects: cushioning of movements; energy dissipation; stability of foot.


10th anniversary patent tpu-skin

Base Protection celebrates the tenth anniversary of the patent application for the Tpu-Skin anti-fatigue sole. A technology that has made the safety shoes lighter, more elastic and with a high cushioning effect.

During the Expoprotection fair, Base Protection awarded those who registered the largest sales of footwear with the TPU-Skin.


Base Protection in a painting

Base Protection adheres to the initiative "Take care of yourself ... you are a work of art", a section dedicated to safety education promoted within the Biennale “Falsi d’Autore”. During the event promoted by UNIGUM, the artist Marco Rindori, inspired by a work of art created by Edgar Degas, paints a dancer wearing a pair of Base Protection shoes.


Base Protection coordinates the I-Nephos Project

Obiettivo del progetto di ricerca finanziato dalla Regione Puglia, è realizzare un sistema innovativo di progettazione e industrializzazione di nuovi prodotti nel settore della calzatura basato sull’utilizzo di risorse Cloud in ambienti di lavoro condivisi e integrati.

The aim of the study funded by the Puglia Region is to create an innovative system of design and industrialization of new products in the footwear sector based on the use of Cloud resources in shared and integrated work environments.


The innovation goes on

New laboratories, new line, new corporate organization.

In April a new physical-mechanical laboratory to test the prototypes is opened.

In October Base Protection changes its corporate structure. Fegemu Sa becomes the sole shareholder.

In November debuts the new Classic Plus line, in which the Tpu-Skin patent becomes Ultreflex.


Base Protection, awared the silver medal by the italian Chefs Federation

With the B0292 FUSION model at their feet, the Italian Italian Chefs Federation rises on the second step of the podium at the World Culinary Cup international cooking championship held in Luxembourg between November 22nd and 26th.


All in one

Centralised the production plant.

In via dell'Unione Europea headquarter, where already accountancy, sales office, research labs and prototypes development were based, in February 2013 the production department is inaugurated.

A solution that allows a better quality control of sole injection and product finishing, to quickly satisfy any market demand, furthermore it allows workers and designer to be directly in contact.


Constantly growing

Ready to face non-european markets.

Base Protection register a constant growth. The 2012 turnover is over 12 millions euros: the brand is ready to be exported towards non-european markets like Arabia, North America and Russia.

The Management start an important two-years investments plan to acquire new production technologies, research and development for new technological solutions, internationalization and quality certification, safety and environmental control systems.


Base Protection crosses the Adriatic Sea

Classic and Smart speak albanian.

MISS BASE was born: the shoes conceived and made for the feminine foot, with Dry'n Air.

The company PROTEC Shoes Shpk in Albania was established, 100% controlled, for the lines Classic e Smart production.


Catalogue updates

The new shoes conceived to be light, solid and for all budgets.

SMART Line was born: the essential shoes with the best price-quality ratio, lighter and flexible thanks to the puncture-resistant ballistic textile

PLATINUM Line was born: the solid shoes for extreme conditions, but light because without metal parts and with "Dry'n Air plus" built in the sole.


Dry'n Air awarded in Madrid

Base Protection patents Dry'n Air, an air-flow system, below the foot sole, with a puncture-resistant midsole, that guarantees always dry and fresh feet.

In April, during the SICUR exhibition in Madrid, Base Protection is awarded a prestigious prize: "Safety & Health on Workplace" for the Dry'n Air technology used for the model Climb B618.

RECORD Line was born: ultralight and breathable shoes completely metal-free.

HYGIENE line was born: The shoes for the food industry equipped with the STICKING outsole, that guarantees the highest slip-resistance even on floors with oils and fats.


Welcome In Puglia

Base Protection move to Barletta.

In the new headquarters, with a surface of approx. 10000 sqm, found place the R&D and Design dept., industrialization and production control, marketing and logistics, with a team  of 20 persons, average age 40 years, whose 50% has a university degree and 35% are women.


Base Protection in the Fegemu Group

The company opens to the International markets.

Base Protection is acquired by the Spanish Group Fegemu sa, specialised in industrial supplies and machineries, with branches in Spain, France and Portugal. The company starts its expansion towards european markets.

The TITANIUM line was born: the job-oriented safety shoes.


Get off to a good start!

Safety, comfort and style appreciated by the marketplace.

In the seat of Civitanova Marche, 12 employees produce mainly for the domestic market. The first year of activity brings to a turnover of about 2 millions euros. The following year the turnover is almost doubled.


Awarded with Tpu-Skin patent

Base Protection introduce a shoe with an 0,2 mm outsole that guarantees a great flexibility as well as a high shock-absorbing effect.

On March 16th Engineer Antonio Diterlizzi, the company's General Manager, is awarded with a prize at the Security& Safe Award 06 in Milan. The Tpu-Skin technology used for the layers boot Extraflex, is awarded the highest prize for the Innovation category.
Reading the prize motivation "An innovative product that faces and solves, in a brilliant way, the posture problem of all those persons being obliged to bend their feet while working."

PLANET line was born: the sport safety shoe.


Creation of Base Protection brand

Base Protection produce safety footwear with a brand new concept: add to safety comfort and style.

TPU-Skin was born. A new manufacturing process that makes Base Protection's footwear sole ANTI-FATIGUE even for hard working. A novelty that was immediately appreciated on the marketplace and by the specialists. The technology is immediately patented.

Classic Line was born: the essential and functional shoes.