Bates is one of the largest suppliers of duty boots, quarterboots, oxfords and footwear accessories to the United States federal government, the Department of Defense, and public service and public safety professionals throughout the United States. Bates also outfits elite military organizations with boots in more than sixty other countries. As a division of Wolverine World Wide, Bates benefits from robust R&D, purchasing and manufacturing capabilities, which helps Bates continue to lead the industry. This also affords Bates to have access to the finest quality materials for their boots including Gore-Tex and Vibram, which not only serve as industry separators, but provide superior comfort and performance.
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