Leather goods manufacturer LZPS Protektor has paid PLN1.15 million for a 25 per cent stake in footwear distributor Draszba.

Draszba, which markets the Heavy Duty footwear brand throughout Poland, is based in Gdansk, in northern Poland.

Lublin-based LZPS Protektor was founded in 1944 and went public in 1998. It specialises in the production of working, leather, military and protective footwear.