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Original Footwear Co., Now the Largest Mil-Spec Footwear Manufacturer to the DoD After Acquiring Wolverine Worldwide Factory

Big Rapids, MI – October 4, 2017?The Original Footwear Co. acquired Wolverine Worldwide’s factory in Big Rapids, MI as well as the assets associated with the United Sates Department of Defense contract business on September 29, 2017.

The new facility will allow Original Footwear to expand their current government contract business. Additionally, the company has two other US facilities which are based in Morristown, TN and Puerto Rico.

“We are excited about the opportunity ahead.” said Kevin Cole, CEO of the Original Footwear Co. “We are bringing on 400 new employees to the Original Footwear team and we welcome them to the family.”

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A worker in the Big Rapids factory is seen conducting the waterproof test.

The Big Rapids factory has been in operation since 1948. With over a half century of technical expertise in footwear industry, the factory has the capability of producing up to 3,000 pairs per day. All factory workers will remain employed and continue operations under their new parent company.

www.originalfootwear.com

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2 Responses to “Original Footwear Co., Now the Largest Mil-Spec Footwear Manufacturer to the DoD After Acquiring Wolverine Worldwide Factory”

  1. AZLT says:

    Is Ro-Search still the producer of Rothco boots?