The German outdoor outfitter VAUDE has a small film about the production of his bags and backpacks shot where you can get a glimpse at its production facility in upper Eisenbach:
I am a fan of manufacturing videos (my favorite part in the show with the mouse) and find always interesting how most simple objects (such as VAUDE bags) but quite elaborately produced.
About the ‘made in Germany’ collection from VAUDE:
The packs ‘n bags collection “Made in Germany” by VAUDE is produced in upper Eisenbach, which makes a real feature. The company sets a clear signal for highest quality, location and the German production with the new four winter models.
The decision for the production site Germany met VAUDE deliberately: the domestic production of wheel bags already very well proved In bike racing and the models are known for their high-quality workmanship. Now, 2010, are also three bags and a backpack packs popular ‘n bags from VAUDE in Oberbach iron manufactured. The decision to strengthen the German site with a larger product range, meets also the rising need for quality products “Made in Germany” of many customers and dealers.
In the run-up to the team to fire designed Manager Carsten Birckhahn and product manager Melanie of pale models, which are based on clear, aesthetic design and high quality materials. “Made in Germany”, this means for VAUDE conception, design, development, and production from a single source, from Germany. The components are procured on the world market.
Notice the made in Germany models with functionality and a reduced cut: two large sections, connected by heavy duty welding seams, shape the body of the bag. The material used is stability, is water resistant and pleasant to the touch.