Lafolie wrote:I wonder if this is why they have now moved frame production to Bosnia.
Part of the production is in Kotor Varos, Bosnia in an Italian manufacturing center (Sportek) owned by Diamant. Nothing to do with outsourcing to China etc.
google translate from:
http://paolodellacorte.photoshelter.com ... YZuid57EE/
"Made in Italy in Kotor Varos [...] Sportek, Padua branch of DMT, which made Kotor Varos the most important European center for the production of high-end sports shoes [...] it is estimated that more than 58 Italian companies have invested in Bosnia more than 130 million, creating an interchange of more than one billion [...] Sportek of Kotor Varos that deserves special attention not only for his achievements, but for the working model that led by the Ministry of Labour and the President of the Republic of Srpska, company official awards, certified class a for the quality of working conditions of employees [...] as part of the relocation project abroad of Padua of Diamant DMT, brand founded in 1978 and today is well known to those who practice professional cycling [...] employ nearly 1,000 employees for 70% women, with an estimated turnover of more than EUR 5 million [...] Sportek are produced footwear high-end Nike and Diamant [...] MCipollini for the production of components and by professional racing bicycles has the recognition by part of the world known companies of technical sports footwear, as a research and development center of football boots and cycle."