João da Cunha e Silva & Filhos, Lda
Complexo Industrial da Longra | Fração J/K
Founded in 1935, the footwear factory João Cunha e Silva & Filhos, Lda, is the oldest in the county of Felgueiras and caused the Quarry Group.
Headquartered in the parish of the same name, the company, whose owner and founder goes by the name of João Cunha e Silva, is listed as one of the most important in its sector . With a total of 100 employees , the business unit operates in the Portuguese market, which has a vast network of clients , and international , a bet that the footwear factory João Cunha e Silva & Sons had to adopt in the face of changes that the sector footwear suffered in recent years and globalization recorded in the markets.
Despite the work of new generations , much of the success today suported by the Quarry Group must , however , the man who led the business for many years : João Cunha Silva . With only 13 years he was working as a clerk for a 1st grocery Felgueiras . Experience says it was not pleasant , and after a desaguisado with the boss , ended up leaving the store a few weeks later . Then went to a shoemaker , where , for five shells per couple learned to make boots . Even at 17, it is stated on their own this branch , riding a company with only three employees . House in 1937 and 13 years later acquires land for thirty-two tales , which built his house and makes the shoe factory that started the Quarry Group . Currently , in addition to production of footwear , this business group is still deployed in sectors such as textile and civil construction.