In 1960 Isaac Stolz started a business in leather for clothing. In the swinging 60s and 70s the clothes industry flourished in Flanders and Brussels and it was especially the leather jacket that became immensely popular. As a result the demand for leather rose.
In the 70s leather suites entered our living rooms. Stolz seized the opportunity and from the mid 70s on the company gradually switched to trading of leather for furniture.
At first the activity was restricted to Belgian and French markets, but from the mid 90s Stolz determinedly focused on export.
Nowadays most of the Stolz products are being exported. From the North to the South of Europe, from the Atlantic Ocean to the Gulf region there are seat manufacturers, interior architects, car interior designers,… who almost daily use Stolz leatherworks.
The main customers of course are seat manufacturers, but similarly there are applications in other sectors as luxury yacht design, office furniture, car upholstery, hotels,…