Behind the Scenes: Amber

Behind the Scenes with Amber, Trend Forecaster and Designer.   Amber Grant, our inhouse trend forecaster and designer, has been with Equator - [...]

By |2021-02-17T10:25:46+02:00Feb 17th, 2021|Accessories, Design, Design House Manufacturer, Equator - The Belt Factory, Sustainability Journey, Women|Comments Off on Behind the Scenes: Amber

Is ‘Vegan Leather’ Better For The Planet? Lessons From Our Journey Towards Plant-Based Products

With the urgent call for more ethical and sustainable products and practices in fashion, vegan leather has been one trend to emerge in [...]

By |2021-01-29T14:04:42+02:00Jan 29th, 2021|Accessories, Design, Design House Manufacturer, Equator - The Belt Factory, Sustainability, Sustainability Journey|Comments Off on Is ‘Vegan Leather’ Better For The Planet? Lessons From Our Journey Towards Plant-Based Products

A New Journey In 2021: What Is This Belt Made From?

The following piece is written by director Leon Buhr    When our factory (which designs, manufactures & distributes belts & other accessories to [...]

By |2021-01-25T11:16:04+02:00Jan 25th, 2021|Accessories, Design, Design House Manufacturer, Equator - The Belt Factory, Sustainability, Sustainability Journey|Comments Off on A New Journey In 2021: What Is This Belt Made From?

Behind the Scenes: Rajeev

Behind the scenes with Rajeev Matai, our hands-on head of production excellence and sustainability champion.   When asked to describe an average day, [...]

By |2020-11-23T08:23:17+02:00Nov 23rd, 2020|Accessories, Design, Design House Manufacturer, Equator - The Belt Factory, Men, Sustainability, Sustainability Journey|Comments Off on Behind the Scenes: Rajeev

Behind the Scenes: Vishal

Behind the Scenes with Vishal Ramdutt, Our Production Floor Supervisor, and his Team. Vishal Ramdutt has 18 years of manufacturing experience. Experience which [...]

By |2020-11-06T12:23:03+02:00Nov 6th, 2020|Accessories, Design, Design House Manufacturer, Equator - The Belt Factory, Men, Sustainability, Sustainability Journey|Comments Off on Behind the Scenes: Vishal

Positive Impact: Sustainability In The Industrial Sector

Read our latest feature in Positive Impact Magazine - Manufacturing Green: Sustainability in the Industrial Sector.  

By |2020-11-03T11:37:52+02:00Nov 3rd, 2020|Accessories, Design, Design House Manufacturer, Equator - The Belt Factory, Sustainability Journey|Comments Off on Positive Impact: Sustainability In The Industrial Sector

Equator Teams Up With Knoop Academy & Belgotex For Circular Economy Collaboration

For too long the fashion industry (and industries at large) have utilised the extractive model of a linear economy: take, make, use, dispose. [...]

By |2020-10-28T08:12:32+02:00Oct 28th, 2020|Accessories, Design, Design House Manufacturer, Equator - The Belt Factory, Sustainability Journey|Comments Off on Equator Teams Up With Knoop Academy & Belgotex For Circular Economy Collaboration

Behind the Scenes: Nosipho

One of our sustainability heroes here at Equator - the Belt Factory™ is Nosipho Zulu who quietly but precisely manages all office area waste [...]

By |2020-10-09T13:26:42+02:00Oct 9th, 2020|Accessories, Design, Design House Manufacturer, Equator - The Belt Factory, Green Star Certification, Sustainability, Sustainability Journey|Comments Off on Behind the Scenes: Nosipho

Behind the Scenes: Tanya & Nozipho in Product Development

Meet Tanya & Nozipho, two team members who drive our sourcing department, product development and range building. Here is what they had to say [...]

By |2020-09-21T10:21:30+02:00Sep 21st, 2020|Accessories, Design, Design House Manufacturer, Equator - The Belt Factory, Women, Womens Month|Comments Off on Behind the Scenes: Tanya & Nozipho in Product Development

Celebrating the Female Entrepreneurs Behind Leather Zulu

Earlier this women’s month, we celebrated the strong women at Equator - the Belt Factory™ by sharing lessons from five of them.    This [...]

By |2020-08-24T08:26:37+02:00Aug 24th, 2020|Accessories, Design, Design House Manufacturer, Equator - The Belt Factory, Leather Zulu, Women, Womens Month|Comments Off on Celebrating the Female Entrepreneurs Behind Leather Zulu
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