Posted March 18, 2022

SureWerx acquires Footwear Specialties International

SureWerx, a global manufacturer of safety, tool and equipment products, has acquired Footwear Specialties International (FSI).


Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.

Based in Portland, Oregon, FSI is a safety footwear company, with solutions marketed primarily under the brands Avenger Work Boots and Nautilus Safety Footwear. 

“Adding Avenger Work Boots and Nautilus Safety Footwear to our growing, world-class portfolio of SureWerx brands moves us further toward our goal of becoming the global leader in safety and productivity,” said Chris Baby, SureWerx CEO. “FSI offers an ever-growing range of high-quality, innovative safety footwear for all professional applications. Whether you work in a warehouse, a manufacturing plant, on a construction site, or in the service and utilities sectors, FSI has a proven, solution-based product that not only protects you from injury but also improves your quality of life.”

“FSI has always focused on delivering the best in safety footwear for professionals across many industry verticals,” said Aaron Atkinson, president of FSI. “Joining SureWerx will enable us to accelerate our growth in existing channels, while at the same time expanding our reach into the extensive SureWerx distributor network.”