Items Tagged with 'Bates'


Footwear brand wins $30M contract

March 30, 2016
A footwear brand has been awarded a $30.5-million contract to make boots for the U.S. Marine Corps. Read More

Shoe brand wins $27M in military contracts

December 22, 2015
A shoe brand with a history of manufacturing military footwear has received contracts valued at $27 million to produce boots for U.S. allied forces. Read More

Bates waits for the other boot to drop

The election may affect future business for defense contractors.

November 5, 2012
There are several hundred people in the region — particularly Mike Stornant in Rockford and another 560 people at the Bates boot factory in Big Rapids — who are wondering if the election is going to affect their future business. Read More