Founded in 1885, Bates has grown and flourished as a result of our advancements in footwear technologies and our unwavering commitment to those who depend on our products. What was founded as a small dress footwear business has become a leading footwear manufacturer for uniformed personnel today.
Our future, like our past, continues to be inspired by market-leading innovations that reinforce our dedication to craftsmanship, integrity, and value. Always driven by a desire to excel, to be our best, like the countless men and women we proudly serve.
Who we serve:
Marine Corps, Police Officer, Light Industrial, Air Force, Paramedic, Airsoft, Army , Firefighter, Paintball, Navy, Corrections Officer, Outdoor Trekking, Special Forces, Security Guard, Rescue, Border Guards, Federal Agent, Motorcycle Riding.