Container Corporation of India Ltd. (CONCOR) was incorporated in 1988 under the
Companies Act, and commenced operation from 1989 taking over the existing network of
58 ICDs from the Indian Railways.
Though the first ISO marine container had been handled in India at Cochin as early as
1973, it was in 1981 that the first ISO container was moved inland by the Indian
Railways to India's first Inland Container Depot (ICD) at Bangalore, also managed by the Indian
1952: Nathan Swartz acquired Abington Shoe Company.
1965: The Swartz family introduces injection molding to the footwear industry and
the first truly waterproof Timberland® leather footwear is born.
1988: Men's and women's clothing lines are introduced. Timberland® specialty
stores open in Boston, New York and London.
1992: The Path of Service™ program is launched, and employees are offered 16 hours of paid leave to
perform service in their communities every year.
1992: Timberland joins Business for Social Responsibility, teaming up with other businesses to initiate
social change. Its 'Give Racism the Boot' campaign delivers messages of tolerance.