Shoe polish manufacturing business plan

Shoes polish business:

Shoe polish manufacturing business plan
Shoe polish

Every home needs polish. It is used in every home that’s why boot polish is a big demand of the market. You can start this business with little investment and earn huge profit. This business can be started from a quarter of the house. If good quality polish is prepared and sale in the market only then can the shoe polishing business flourish and demand has grown significantly. Make sure you have the same shoe polish as you would like to have a good shoe polish. Because of the good quality of the goods, the customer will buy more goods. It’s very important to follow the instructions before started any business.


  • After polishing on the shoes leather will shine.
  • The polish should not be too thick or too thin.
  • The boot can be easily cleaned after polishing.
  • All the ingredients in the polish are mixed properly. Color should be same don't be too deep or too light.
  • The color should be high standard as customer's requirement.

Instructions before preparing the polish:

  • You don’t have to mix kerosene oil in your polish. Kerosene oil has caused a great deal of damage to shoes leather then the polish becomes useless.
  • Turpentine oil used in the making of polish is used four times in winter and twice in summer.
  • The best way to make polish is to use a water bath.
  • Adding more oil to the polish removes the shine of the shoe leather so use the ingredients according to the formula.
  • If due to some mistake the oil could not be mixed properly while making polish so the reason is that the amount of wax is less and if it hardens, then the amount of turpentine oil is less.
  • Do not use a wooden stick when making polish this will crack the polish. Mix it in one direction until it becomes freeze.
  • Polish making pot should be bigger in size. The ingredients in it should be up to half a pot.
  • Always keep turpentine oil away from the fire.

Black shoe polish:


    Turpentine oil

400 gram     

     Paraffin wax

200 gram

     Black color

As required


200 gram

     Carnauba wax

200 gram



Mix paraffin and wax with the help of water bath then separate the fire and mix half of the turpentine oil heat through a water bath. Now mix the color in the remaining oil. Put this black oil in a wax pot and mix it properly. Separate from the heat and when it is semi-hot, fill in the polish boxes. When the polish cools, it will freeze. Close the lid tightly with the upper coin sheet.



Turpentine oil

15 ounce


5 ounce

        Hot water

½ pound

     Carnauba wax

7 ounce

       Caustic soda

4o degree


31/2 ounce



Heat the beeswax and carnauba wax in a pot and melt it through water bath. Then add caustic soda and hot water and mix well. When all the ingredients are combined then dissolve the turpentine oil into nigrosin and separate the pot from the stove and add the black color oil. When it is semi-hot, add into the shoe boxes and turn off with the lids. If you want to prepare a polish instead of black color so you can use any other color in the place of nigrosin very high quality boot polish will be ready which will give the shoes a new glow.

Brown shoe polish:

If you have to prepare brown shoe polish so you can follow the same formula which has already been mentioned use only brown color instead of black.

You can start your own home-based business with very little investment. Or it will give you a very good profit in a short time. If you work hard and prepare a quality product then your business will be successful soon.


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