Sustainability policies are a constant concern of HUGAL in its daily activity, supported by good practices such as:
- Choice of materials with a sustainable, environmentally-friendly origin;
- Footwear design aimed at monetizing the materials used and promoting the reduction of the waste generated during the production cycle;
- Sorting and forwarding of waste, working in partnership with entities accredited by the APA (Portuguese Environment Agency), which are responsible for its collection and processing.
HUGAL is a footwear company with more than 39 years of experience in the market. Founded in 1979, it has grown and evolved in line with the technological evolution of the sector and is currently specialized in the Goodyear Welt and the Norwegian Goodyear, being regularly awarded the PME Excelência and PME Líder prizes.


HUGAL has a vast experience in the market and manufactures shoes for a wide range of leading brands. We support small and large brands looking to develop and produce high-quality Goodyear-welted footwear.
HUGAL accompanies all its customers in a personalized and specialized way throughout the development of their collections. From design to prototyping, from the selection of materials to the choice of the manufacturing process that best suits your brand, we support you throughout the entire process, delivering properly packed footwear with quality assurance and after-sales service.


Yes, HUGAL develops and produces prototypes to meet its customers' needs. We also develop all kinds of necessary materials, such as leather skins, soles and applications.
HUGAL manufactures Goodyear welted women’s footwear with heels up to 10cm.
To manufacture our footwear we often use materials such as leather (natural and synthetic), cork, rubber, zippers, buckles, laces, etc.


HUGAL exports its products to almost all European countries, and also to North America, Asia and Africa.


HUGAL's Commercial Department is in permanent contact with its customers and provides all the necessary information.
The costs associated with the transport and distribution of our products depends on the quantity ordered, the carrier that provides the service, the destination (national or international), distance, and shipping time (air, land, or sea).

Education and Training

HUGAL is an employer that provides equal opportunities to its employees, regardless of gender.
We are therefore committed to ensuring that our decisions on all aspects of the employment relationship, including recruitment and promotion, are in line with our principles of equal opportunities, namely by providing adequate vocational training for the development of professional qualifications.

Contacts and Location