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Bates wins $13 mn Army contract for combat boots
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Apr '09
Bates Footwear(Bates), a division of Wolverine World Wide Inc., has received a $13 million contract to manufacture approximately 165,000 pair of Temperate Weather Combat Boots for the U.S. Army, with two optional one-year contract renewals.

The Army Temperate Weather Combat boot is primarily used by Army soldiers in cold weather environments, including regions such as Afghanistan.

The boot features a waterproof, breathable Gore-Tex membrane and a Vibram rubber outsole, providing a high level of comfort and durability. Bates has manufactured a similar boot for the U.S. Army since 2003. The U.S. Army Temperate Weather Combat Boots are manufactured with 100% domestic materials at Bates' facilities in Big Rapids, Michigan and Jonesboro, Arkansas, maintaining the company's commitment to manufacturing in the United States.

“This contract represents an important win for Bates, as it continues domestic production of a high-performance combat boot for the men and women of the U.S. Army. These boots are engineered to provide maximum performance in all combat conditions, from desert environments to mountainous terrain. We are honored to continue providing the Army with the boots our warfighters wear in combat.” said Ron Woznick, Vice President and General Manager of Bates Footwear.

Bates is a leading supplier of uniform footwear to all branches of the U.S. military and has been building a reputation for uncompromising performance in uniform footwear for more than 120 years. Engineered advancements such as Bates DuraShocks and Bates Individual Comfort System combine to set the brand apart and cement its status as the gold standard in uniform footwear.

With a commitment to service and product excellence, Wolverine World Wide, Inc. is one of the world's leading marketers of branded casual, active lifestyle, work, outdoor sport and uniform footwear.

The Company's portfolio of highly recognized brands includes: Bates(R), Chaco(R), Cushe(R), Hush Puppies(R), HYTEST(R), Merrell(R), Sebago(R) and Wolverine(R). The Company is also the exclusive footwear licensee of popular brands including CAT(R), Harley-Davidson(R), and Patagonia(R). The Company's products are carried by leading retailers in the U.S. and globally in 180 countries or territories.

Wolverine World Wide Inc


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