about us

Who we are

Performance Brands Ltd launched on the 1st July 2015 and are a UK subsidiary of Rahman Industries.

Performance Brands are the wholesale arm of the Rahman Group covering the UK and Ireland.

The pavilion on the Bowcliffe Hall estate in West Yorkshire

Located on the Bowcliffe Hall estate in West Yorkshire we distribute Lemaitre, Perf and Safetix footwear from our warehouse in York.

Bowcliffe Hall

In addition to safety footwear we also stock a range of leather gloves manufactured in our own factories with the leather being supplied by our own group tanneries.

Along with our UK stocked range we are also able to supply an enlarged range of European manufactured footwear by Lemaitre direct from their facility in France.

Our state of the art presentation suite is ideal to host product launches and corporate functions, suspended in the canopy it provides an inspiring location for business events.

Our presentation suite at Bowcliffe Hall

Rahman is a global multinational group having production in UAE, France, Spain, South Africa and India making in excess of eight million pairs of footwear per year. A global supplier in over 50 countries, Rahman Group is a conglomerate with brand leadership in the field of leather and footwear manufacturing.

Rahman owns brands such as Lemaitre, Perf, Mendi, Safetix and manufactures a full range of soling technologies.

Rahman’s commitment to quality is reaffirmed by their ISO 9001:2008 certification. Stringent EN ISO 20345 and DIN norms makes them one of the most respected manufacturers around the globe. Rahman Group is fully vertically integrated with a state of the art leather tannery on the same forty-acre site as the footwear production unit. Rahman also owns tanneries in Kolkata, South Africa and Italy.

Our international experience means we are able to supply products to all markets meeting the necessary local standards.