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CORDURA® brand announces durable fiber breakthrough; debuts strongest nylon-6,6 staple fiber ever produced by INVISTA

WICHITA, Kan. — In its 50th anniversary year, INVISTA’s CORDURA® brand has made a cutting-edge breakthrough in designing and commercializing the strongest nylon-6,6 staple fiber ever produced by INVISTA. This intensive two-year-long research and design process resulted in a state-of-the-art, patent-pending high tenacity fiber designed to enhance the core strength of CORDURA® fabrics. With the introduction of ... More

CORDURA® brand kicks off year-long roadshow celebrating a half century of innovation and decades of durability

WICHITA, Kan. — INVISTA’s CORDURA® brand is celebrating five decades of continuous advancements that have helped shape the world of military, workwear and outdoor products. In honor of its 50th year, the brand is launching an array of new fiber and fabric innovations, exciting end-use applications, on-trend collaborations, a “50 for 50” global roadshow and is featuring stories of the past and present from su ... More

Bates Footwear Raises Funds For Boot Campaign During Military Appreciation Month

Untitled Document ROCKFORD, Mich. (June 2015) – In honor of Military Appreciation Month, Bates recognized those who serve and have served by giving back to a military related charity. During the month of May, Bates donated a portion of all online sales at to Boot Campaign. “Bates is privileged to continue our partnership with Boot Campaign and honor our service members during Militar ... More

Wolverine Worldwide Hails Defense Policy Change to Purchase US Made Athletic Footwear

Wolverine Worldwide Hails Defense Policy Change to Purchase US Made Athletic Footwear Office of the Secretary of Defense Directs the Armed Services to Comply with Existing Law and Procure American-made Athletic Footwear Rockford, Michigan — Wolverine Worldwide today commends the Department of Defense for updating the policy regarding the acquisition of athletic shoes for military recruits. In a letter to members of ... More

GT Distributors Named No. 1 Law Enforcement Dealer for Sig Sauer

AUSTIN, Texas — America’s public safety specialists for 40 years, GT Distributors Inc announces it has been named as the No. 1 Law Enforcement Dealer for Sig Sauer® in the United States for 2012. GT Distributors received the honored designation for its leadership and excellence in representing the Sig Sauer brand. Sig Sauer’s world-renowned firearms are the weapons of choice for many premier global milit ... More

LaCrosse Footwear Receives $29 Million Order for the United States Marine Corps

Danner’s Rugged All-Terrain (RAT) Hot Weather and Temperate Boots Continue to Demonstrate Outstanding Performance in Afghanistan PORTLAND, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--LaCrosse Footwear, Inc. (Nasdaq:BOOT), a leading provider of premium, branded footwear for work and outdoor users, today announced that it has received a new $29 million delivery order for the United States Marine Corps for Danner’s USMC Rugged All-Terrain (R ... More

Bates Awarded $6 Million U.S. Army Contract for Mountain Combat Boots

ROCKFORD, MI – Bates® Footwear, a division of Wolverine Worldwide, announced today that it will manufacture Temperate Weather Mountain Combat Boots for the U.S. Army under a new U.S. Government contract issued by Natick Contracting Division. Bates will produce 64,000 pairs of the newly designed Mountain Combat boot within the next six months at their U.S.-based facility in Big Rapids, Michigan. This product meets all Berry A ... More

HAIX New Black Eagle Boots Now Available from has made the new HAIX Black Eagle boots available for purchase online. HAIX has taken advanced running technology and incorporated it into the Black Eagle line resulting in comfort, durability and much more, all in a boot equally built for off-duty recreation and on-duty patrol COATESVILLE, Pa. - now offers HAIX Black Eagle boots. HAIX has taken advanced running technology and incor ... More