American Made Boots
We are compiling an ever growing list of American boot manufacturers & brands, which may include large multi-national corporations, local companies and individuals.Some of the companies listed in this directory that make boots here in America, may also have them manufactured in other countries as well.
Page created Sept 24, 2015, and the listings last reviewed Saturday, November 26, 2016
by Dave Hurley
US Boot Manufacturers & Brands
There are currently 12 manufacturers in this list, which may include boots produced and assembled from materials 100% manufactured here in America, but some may also contain a percentage of materials sourced from outside the USA.
Allegiance Footwear, Inc.
AFBOOTS are the best boots on the market. Offering 100% American made boots for farm, field, work and casual wear.
With over 100 years of footwear experience, we at Allegiance Footwear, Inc. are dedicated to providing the most dependable and affordable service with the highest available quality American craftsmanship the footwear industry has to offer. We excel in the following volume footwear and leather component aspects: quality assurance inspection, repairing, refurbishing, prototyping and manufacturing.
Berkshire Hathaway Inc. is an American multinational conglomerate holding company headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska, United States.
Berkshire’s footwear businesses include H.H. Brown Shoe Group, Acme Boots, Brooks Sports and Justin Brands. Justin Brands is made up of Chippewa Boots, Justin Boots, Justin Original Workboots, Nocona Boots, and Tony Lama Boots.
Carolina Shoe Company
Made in USA Footwear manufactured in their Martinsburg, PA facility. At Carolina, their only goal is to provide working people with footwear that is 100% effective. They understand the differences in job requirements. So they design and build footwear to accommodate those differences, using industry-specific designs and sophisticated construction techniques to combine carefully chosen materials with state-of-the-art, patented technologies.
Over ten years ago, they released the very first Quarry work boot. Since then, it has become a staple for workers around the country. And now, for the first time, they’ve brought manufacturing of the Quarry, using imported parts, to their Portland, OR factory, and at the same time made major improvements to its comfort and durability.
Helm wants to celebrate all that made America great and is now having all Helm boots made in the USA, handcrafted in Maine from locally-sourced leathers and materials. Helm brings together their existing brand with these new ideas and combines them with founder Joshua Bingaman's lifelong passion for men's boots and shoes.
Oak Street Bootmakers
All Oak Street shoes and boots are handcrafted in the USA by shoemakers with over 20 years of experience. The highest standards of production are employed to yield shoes that are as durable as they are comfortable. Each pair makes use of replaceable outsoles, a feature normally reserved for formal footwear, to ensure a lifetime of wear.
Red Wing Shoe Company
The Red Wing Shoe brand is primarily handmade in the USA with American materials at the company's plants in Potosi, Missouri and a plant in Red Wing, Minnesota. In addition to manufacturing footwear under their own name, Red Wing Shoes also manufactures shoes under the Irish Setter Boots, Vasque, Carhartt (discontinued in 2011), and Worx brands. There are six sources of manufacture: completely made in the USA, made in the USA with imported materials, assembled in the USA with imported components, made in China, made in Korea and made in Vietnam.
Red Wing Shoes manufactures many of their styles with steel, non-metallic, and aluminum safety toes and offers puncture-resistant options that meet the ASTM F 2413-11 standard. Red Wing Shoes also produces footwear that is static-dissipative in order to control the amount of electrical discharge from the body and electrical hazard in order to provide extra protection from accidental contact with electrically energized objects.
Timberland LLC is an American manufacturer and retailer of outdoors wear with a focus on footwear. It is owned by VF Corporation. Timberland’s corporate headquarters are located in Stratham, New Hampshire and also operates from offices in other parts of the world. Horween Leather Company supplies leather shells for footwear to the Timberland Company.
Timberland's classic 8-inch waterproof boots are made in the USA.
Weinbrenner Shoe Company
Weinbrenner Shoe Company, a leading U.S. manufacturer and distributor of men's and women's footwear for uniform, work, safety, fire and outdoor sports. The Weinbrenner Shoe Company is employee-owned; unique in the footwear industry. Their domestic product originates from their manufacturing plants in northcentral Wisconsin (USA) and is managed in partnership with members of local labor unions. For generations, these trained union craftsmen have been dedicated to making the highest quality, most comfortable boots and shoes around.
West Coast Shoe Company
Wesco boots are built in their own factory, in Scappoose, Oregon. Every boot is made from top quality, full grain leather. The integrity of materials used throughout their boot building process is above reproach—steel is used where another boot maker might use plastic—leather is always used instead of cork. Their dedicated Wesco bootmakers work as a team, hand-to-hand, in a 155 step-by-step process that requires skill, strength, and discipline.
Wolverine Worldwide is an American footwear manufacturer based in Rockford, Michigan, known for their own brand, Wolverine Boots and Shoes, as well as their subsidiaries such as Hush Puppies and Merrell. The company also manufactures footwear for other companies, such as Caterpillar and Harley-Davidson, as well as shoes and boots for the military.
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