A visionary entrepreneur, Shri VKC MammedKoya, founded the VKC group in 1984. He started a Hawai Chappal unit, which commenced its operations with 20 employees and a product portfolio of just one item. Today VKC group with daily production of around 0.4 million pairs is one among the largest PU footwear manufacturers in the world and No-1 in India.
VKC products reach its end customers pan-India through a well-established network comprising of 330 dealers and over a lakh of retailers, majority of whom are longtime partners. VKC also exports its products to GCC countries, Singapore and Malaysia.
Current brand portfolio promoted by the Group is led by VKC Pride followed by VKC Lite, VKC Trendz, VKC Junior, Walkaroo, Skalino, and Vestire. The group has more than 400 designs for Gents, Ladies and Kids across Sandals, Floaters, Shoes,Flip-flops and Hawai.
VKC Group has 20 manufacturing units spread across 6 states in India. It currently provides direct employment to around 7000 and another 4000 are employed with vendors. VKC manages its extensive supply chain through a combination of units and depots spread across 14 states in India.
In adopting cutting-edge technologies in footwear sector the group has been in the forefront. This helped the company to bring out quality products at most competitive prices. Contemporary designs and ready availability across markets helped VKC to scale new heights in building volume. SAP enabled business processes; design studios equipped with latest software are some of the early technological adoptions at VKC. The group saw a rapid growth in Business from Rs 64 Cr in 2006-07 to Rs 1560 Cr in 2015-16
The management of VKC has always believed in the concept of inclusive growth and has never spared any effort towards contributing to the society. The various CSR initiatives undertaken by VKC Charitable Foundation since 1995 stand testimony to this. The Group is well known for empowering its workforce by offering them entrepreneurial opportunities. They now are proud partners in the growth story of VKC.