October 22, 2014
Gumboots, a workhorse of injected plastics footwear for Bata, have a long history with aristocratic beginnings. Originally designed by the Duke of Wellington near the end of the 18th century, they were made of leather and quite the fashion statement of the times. In 185...
October 7, 2014
Bata Netherlands celebrated the 25th work anniversaries of four employees last month. El Arbi Bourass, Yasin Cetinkol, Selim Demir and Selahattin Turkeli all started working for Bata in September 1989. To honor these men and their loyalty to Bata, the company organized ...
September 12, 2014
Every year Bata Bolivia participates in a dance celebration that is also a tribute to the memory of Thomas J. Bata. This year’s event was even more special due to the 100th anniversary of Mr. Bata’s birth.
September 2, 2014
In August, Bata Netherlands paid homage to one of the Best factory’s most familiar faces. The occasion was the 25th work anniversary of Gerrit van Wijk, who began his long Bata career in the production department for military boots on August 7, 1989.
August 26, 2014
In an effort to cut costs and improve efficiency, Bata Kenya is now preheating DOP at the Limuru factory.
August 17, 2014
Flip-flops, also known as thong sandals, are basic in all the best ways. A flat sole and simple strap anchored between the toes make these loose sandals among the earliest shoes in existence, possibly dating back to 1500 B.C., as well as the shoes sure to fit the modern...
July 8, 2014
Kenya’s Cabinet Secretary for Industrialization and Enterprise Development, Adan Mohammed visited Bata Kenya in Limuru on Friday 13th June 2014.
July 4, 2014
To heighten the World Cup spirit, Bata Colombia Manisol organized a World Cup Bata Trivia competition for the staff of the company and winners received a national team jersey.
July 3, 2014
A diligent worker of the hosiery factory in Best, Netherlands, this year Betty Spijkerboer – De Wert celebrated her 40th anniversary with Bata.