About Us

MORRISTOWN, TN Made in the USA. Simple, yet powerful words that carry a huge responsibility. At Original Footwear we realize and accept the depth of this responsibility and work with great focus and care to wear this label proudly.

With over one hundred thousand square feet of the most advanced footwear making equipment in the world, we are expanding with another forty thousand square feet of warehousing and distribution. Our full service capability is rivaled only by the pride and skill of our production professionals. Once labeled as the largest footwear molding facility in North America, the possibilities are endless.

As a growing domestic footwear manufacturing facility, Original Footwear is honored to employ and expand on the number of very skilled and hard working Americans as a part of the great community in Morristown.

SINCE 1969 Altama has been a leading manufacturer of Mil-Spec boots for the US Department of Defense, supplying military personnel worldwide.

Now as a proud member of the Original Footwear Company, Altama is positioned to combine its rich history of boot making with new and innovative manufacturing processes and techniques in its state of the art production facility located in Morristown, TN.

Armed with a decorated heritage, Ro-Search, Altama’s research and development wing, perfected and patented the world’s first technique for molding and attaching a rubber sole to a welted upper. Half a century of further innovations have earned the respect of the men and women who rely on our boots to perform in life-threatening environments.

Our Mission: To provide the utmost in service and respect to our customers; to engineer great quality, high value performance footwear; and to meet the specialized needs of military and uniformed service professionals who have placed their trust in us.

For more than 45 years, Altama has proudly carried America’s military through every challenging environment that global conflict has thrown its way. There is no intention on stopping now.

There and Back. Since 1969.