After working for a large Jeans Manufacturer in Ontario, a Markdale Entreprenur decided it was time to give leather patches a go. In the early days of business, the Medike specialized in Workwear trims, offering only 3-4 different types of leather.
As sales grew Medike shifted more of its resources to serve fashion brands which were looking to accessorize their garments. The company’s leadership saw sales growth and increased volume as an opportunity to expand.
Production facility and distribution centre opens in Kowloon, Hong Kong to better serve garment contractors in Asia.
Company founder sells 25 year old family run business based to new ownership.
In the small town of Isny Im Allgau, Hans Landes began putting his design background to use by launching his own company which produced hair clips, watch bands and industrial leather finger protectors.
Hans Landes saw the potential for designing and producing fashion trims, bands, and belts. The company began to serve more and more European customers.
Three of Hans Landes’ children move to Granby, Quebec to start Landes Canada.