Established in 1892, Weinbrenner Shoe Company one of the leading footwear manufacturing companies in the United States. It is an employee-owned company that has a staff of more than 300 professionals. The company s Quality Management System is ISO 9001:2000-certified. Weinbrenner Shoe Company provides its products under THOROGOOD, THOROGRIP, THOROGOOD SOCKWEAR, THOROGOOD OMEGA, POLY-PILLOW FOOTPACER, THE ULTIMATE, ULTIMATE SHOCK ABSORPTION, GENERATION fleX, SOFT STREETS and HELLFIRE brands. It offers shoes for armed forces, firefighters and law enforcement professionals. The company is headquartered in Merrill, Wis.