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Make a Difference, Every Day, Every Customer

Posted by colby mclaughlin on

Make a Difference, Every Day, Every Customer

It’s National Customer Service week, and at Footwear Specialties we wanted to remind everyone of the value we put into customer satisfaction, and the importance that we place in our customer support team.  Andrea, the head of our customer support team, has been the engine driving our company’s ability to foster relationships with our customers.   “I believe customer service is always evolving and improving with new technology, personal growth and the relationships we continue to build with our partners. I try to lead the growth in our customer service team by sharing my 15 years of experience working with...

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Insulated Boots – When You Need Them, We’ve Got Them

Posted by Jim Drake on

Insulated Boots – When You Need Them, We’ve Got Them

Working outdoors in the dead of winter (or in a cold freezer any time of year) can be excruciatingly cold, painful, and not a lot of fun if you don’t have the right clothes and footwear. But if you've got to do it, let us help you out with the footwear portion of your cold weather gear with our insulated line of Avenger Work Boots. Avenger Work Boots has several footwear styles crafted using Thinsulate brand (3M) insulation so you will always know your toes are in good shape, and not frozen! A little bit about 3M Brand Thinsulate: Thinsulate micro-fibers are thinner than polyester...

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ASTM Standards - We’re Lucky to Have Them

Posted by Jim Drake on

ASTM Standards -  We’re Lucky to Have Them

You may think safety standards are boring reading, and maybe it's even a waste of time to have these standards at all. Boring reading, maybe, but a waste of time? Not even a little bit! ASTM (American Society for Testing and Materials) has been around since 1898, starting when a group of engineers and scientists got together to discuss frequent rail breaks and their efforts to standardize steel used in railroad construction to keep train travel safe. That may not seem interesting at first, but consider the plethora of workplace injuries completely avoided due to the standards set by this group of professionals dedicated to your safety....

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Need Slip-Resistant Shoes? – We Have What You Are Looking For

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Need Slip-Resistant Shoes? – We Have What You Are Looking For

If you are working in the frenzied atmosphere of a busy kitchen, you know there will be times when the floors are wet, and navigating the wet spots can seem a bit like an obstacle course. It’s times like these you need dependable slip-resistant footwear that will keep you upright even under the most challenging conditions. SkidBuster brand slip-resistant footwear to the rescue! Though there are many choices to consider when selecting footwear that will keep you safe in the Hospitality Industry workplace, SkidBuster’s sole design is up to the task of being the industry leader. With a slip- and...

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Looking for Style and Comfort in Women’s Safety Shoes? Check & Check

Posted by Jim Drake on

Looking for Style and Comfort in Women’s Safety Shoes? Check & Check

Whether you work building computers or automobiles, in a steel foundry or in the oil fields, looking good can be as important as being safe.  And, when it comes to safety footwear, comfort is always in style. Nautilus Safety Footwear makes many styles for women, and our newest styles offer some of our best work yet - featuring stylish designs and colors combined with advanced technological features. Two examples are the Nautilus N2471 and N2485. Remaining true to our athletic heritage, these styles offer lightweight technology resulting in maximum comfort. With a super lightweight carbon nanofiber composite safety toe cap that weighs 50%...

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