The Faria and Brother Group began in 1957, from the initiative and courage of two brothers, Acacio and Alberto Faria Lopes.
It was born from the beginning in Pousos, Leiria, where the first mechanical factories of wooden soles for footwear were born in Portugal.
In 1987, the children’s Acacia Faria Lopes, Fernando, Antonio and Acacia Lopes joined the Group, who acquired the participation of Alberto Faria Lopes in the company. Later In 1989, the Group extended to Felgueiras, the main footwear manufacturing area.
In 1990, finally, the Group also settled in S. Joao da Madeira, another important area in the manufacture of footwear.