About Us

We recognize the evolving demands of your customers, who now expect not only quality products but also timely delivery. In this fast-paced environment, continuous improvement, innovation, and speed to market have become essential factors for success.

To address these challenges, Impactiva provides tailored solutions that leverage the expertise of our highly qualified technicians. They are not only present on the ground, but they also actively engage with your team, especially with the Artisans on the shop floor, sharing knowledge and driving change. By analyzing critical data and identifying areas for improvement, we facilitate transformation within your production chain.

Our team members are experienced innovators who possess a unique blend of engineering mindset and deep technical knowledge. They are equipped to revolutionize the way apparel and footwear products are manufactured, driving efficiency, quality, and innovation at every step.

With our comprehensive approach, we ensure that our clients’ products are made Right from the start®. We emphasize a meticulous and proactive mindset to avoid any compromises in quality. By partnering with us, you can be confident that your products will meet the highest standards satisfying the needs and expectations of your consumers.

Our principle eight services are:

  • Footwear – Apparel Quality Assurance – Quality Control
  • Leather Quality Assurance
  • Handbags & Small Leather Goods Quality Assurance – Quality Control
  • Factory Process Optimization
  • Learning Institute
  • Mold Audits
  • Technical, Capacity & Lean Capabilities Audits
  • Brand Ambassador


To empower industry with innovative, sustainable, hands-on solutions that lead to the delivery of true value to the world’s consumers.


To empower the lifestyle* industry including its 60 million Artisans with innovative, sustainable, hands-on solutions that lead to the delivery of true value to the world’s consumers.

*Apparel, footwear, leather goods, outdoor gear, fabric, leather, etc.

The Partner for Major Brands Worldwide

Founded in 2003, Impactiva has been a partner of choice for major brands and retailers who are eager to improve their Supply-Chain. We impart lean manufacturing principles to optimize factories’ processes, provide on-site quality assurance and/or quality-control, and deliver significant improvements in efficiency, quality, flexibility and cost.

Our rigorous recruiting process and world-class learning centers in Chennai, India, and Dongguan, China attract the industry’s best, most ethical professionals. Impactiva Team Members provide our Clients with cost-saving, forward-thinking insights, a dedication to continuous improvement, and unmatched integrity, honesty and ethics.


Jose R. Suarez is our founder and the majority shareholder who has been in the leather, footwear and apparel industry since 1991. In 1999, he founded leatherXchange, a marketplace for the world of hides and leather. After selling leatherXchange in 2003, he purchased the company’s quality control division which served as the foundation for the creation of Impactiva.

Stanley Motta is a Panamanian business magnate presently Chairman of the Board of Copa Airlines (NYSE symbol CPA) one of Latin America’s highest rated carriers. He resides in Panama and owns companies in the import-export, banking, insurance, television and technology industries.