About Us

Our History

Established in 1978, Umoja Rubber Products Ltd, consisted of a mere 17 employees with one operating warehouse. Over the years we have grown into the giant we are courtesy of dedicated management, well trained staff and state of the art technology. With our 2200 strong workforce and 24 warehouses, today we can produce 250,000 pairs of durable fashion savvy footwear daily.

Umoja Rubber Products Ltd, is a part of the life blood of Kilifi County, and a solid pillar of the East African economy. Our rapid and successful expansion has enabled diversification in our products one of which includes ACE® Safety Shoes.

We are Africa’s leading manufacturer of superior quality safety and security shoes. ACE® Safety Shoes are the top choice of footwear for leading local and regional industries, military and police forces.

ACE® Safety is a division of Umoja Rubber Products Ltd.


Our Commitment

We have left no stone unturned in ensuring the protection of our employees. We are committed to providing safety and security for the workforce.

ACE® Safety Shoes are made to protect the feet and give a sense of safety and comfort to the wearer. Our manufacturing process follows the highest standards in the industry. Ace Safety shoes offer unsurpassed work safety, a perfect fit and comfort to give the wearer complete peace of mind throughout the working day.


Our Work Ethos

Our business abides by five core values; trust, efficiency, teamwork, commitment and growth. These core values are the pulse of Umoja, breathing life into its meaning of unity.

We have built a brand that through its products delivers strength,comfort,value and reliability to its employees and customers.

At Umoja Rubber products Ltd, we strongly believe in corporate social responsibility – to ourselves, our stakeholders and the public. We provide an engaging and rewarding work environment for our diverse team.

Umoja Rubber products Ltd is mindful of the environmental impact caused by industrial procedures, thus our manufacturing process utilises World class, efficient, green technology. Our factory has implemented excellent practices in waste management and environmental care, and we have been awarded for our stellar efforts in this field by NEMA (National Environmental Protection Agency).

Our brands are available in Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, Burundi, Congo, Ethiopia, Somalia, South Sudan, Zimbabwe, Madagascar, Comoros, Mauritius and Egypt.