Since 1892, Weinbrenner Shoe Company has been a leading manufacturer and pioneering force in the American footwear industry, initiating many of the significant safety and job-fitted design elements that are common today. Thorogood footwear is the most trusted brand in the uniform and work industry.
As an employee-owned company, Weinbrenner craftsmen work hard to provide hardworking men and women with the best, most comfortable boots and shoes around.
All WORK ONE and THOROGOOD American Heritage Work and American Uniform styles are Union Made in the USA.
Our Local Union is proud to be a part of the Weinbrenner Shoe Co. since 1943. At that time we were an affiliate of the International Boot and Shoe Workers Union. We are now known as Locals #688 and #717 of the United Food & Commercial Workers International Union, AFL-CIO, CLC.
To further demonstrate its committment, Weinbrenner has implemented a Quality Management System which conforms to the requirements of the International Standard ISO 9001.