Spapens International BV

Spapens International BV was founded by Mr. Frans Spapens as trading partner for the European shoe business in the early seventies. With the focus on the safety shoe business Spapens International BV was able to grow a strong network of global exclusive partnerships.
Nowadays the family business is managed by Jos Spapens and recognized globally as specialist to the safety shoe business and has expanded its services to the fashion shoe business.

Rubex, Poliyou and Starlet

The basis of the company is established by the long term partnerships with Rubex Czech Republic - specialized in Rubber Outsoles - Poliyou Taiwan - specialized in insoles - and Starlet Pakistan manufacturer of fashion shoes and safety uppers and shoes. These partnerships are formed many years ago and characterized by quality, trust and craftsmanship.

Our partners


foam insoles


rubber soles


shoes and uppers

from design to production

Spapens International BV is a full service provider, that supplies parts or finished products to the major global markets (Europe, South America, Asia and Middle East).

Safety Shoes

Safety products
Qualified products

Fashion Shoes

Rubber Soles
Foam insoles

Fashion Shoes

Fashion shoes
Safety uppers

High quality, high service, high reliability

Commission Agents involved in textiles, clothing, footwear and leather goods.

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Safety & qualified products

Rubber soles, Poliyou insoles, safety uppers & fashion shoes.

ISO certified and REACH Compliant

ISO 9001 is the International Standard for Quality Management Systems. It helps you with customer satisfaction, process improvement, product improvement, pre-qualification and requests for quotation, operational efficiency, internal auditing, risk management, training and competence and brand and reputation.

REACH is a European Union regulation concerning the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and restriction of Chemicals. It came into force on 1st June 2007 and replaced a number of European Directives and Regulations with a single system.

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ISO 9001 & Reach

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Spapens International BV

+31 (0)416 - 34 24 95
Mechie Trommelenweg 10
5145 ND Waalwijk
The Netherlands