pedag’s goal was to promote the natural and healthy way of walking and this goal lead to wellness and well-being becoming the essence of the company’s mission statement.
Based on this ideal, Schelchen GmbH started developing its premium product, the VIVA® foot support, In 1993. pedag VIVA® was the first all round supporting insole combining an anatomically shaped foot bed with finest cow hide and the world’s first odour-preventing activated carbon filter that was not based on latex.
Nowadays, Schelchen GmbH is located in Königs Wusterhausen in Brandenburg, only about 30 minutes outside of the Berlin city centre, where it keeps on adding new chapters to its success story. There is currently 170 employees concerned with producing high-quality goods that contribute to maintain foot health. To comply with our standards, every detail is important. Now recommended by the APMA (American Podiatric Medical Asso.) and certified by the Quality Management System ISO 13485 pedag’s drive for quality products remains undiminished.
From choosing the most appropriate leathers and carefully bonding the single parts of the insole, to meticulously controlling the final product – every product is handmade and the result of expertise and knowledge.