Edison Group is the fastest growing business conglomerate of the country. The group is well-known for its mobile handset brand, Symphony, which holds number one position in Bangladesh mobile market. Edison Footwear Limited is the group’s latest venture.
The member, Tax policy, National Board of Revenue (NBR), Md. Lutfour Rahman Sarker and Deputy commissioner & District Magistrate of Gazipur, Dr. Dewan Muhammad Humayun Kabir inaugurated the new factory of Edison Footwear Ltd located in Taltoli, Hotapara, Gazipur on 7th October, 2017. Chairman of Edison Group Mr. Aminur Rashid and Managing Director Mr. Jakaria Shahid and other high officials of the group were also present in the ceremony.
“The various different businesses of Edison Group are doing very well and have gained the trust of their customers. These ventures are creating employment opportunities and also contributing to the country’s economy. I hope this recent venture, Edison Footwear, will also be very successful so that people can recognize our country as one of the best footwear producers in the world” Said Md. Lutfour Rahman Sarker. “The new factory will create employment for almost 1200 people and these footwear products will be created exclusively to be exported to foreign countries” said Mr. Aminur Rashid.
Mr. Jakaria Shahid said that the factory will eliminate poverty by creating employment opportunities and will contribute to country’s economy by earning foreign currencies.
Director of Edison Footwear Ltd, Franco Colombo, expects to produce 20 million pair of shoes every year.