As a company we are proud of our heritage. Bata Industrials was founded in the 1970s in Best, Netherlands as a specialized division of the Bata organization, in response to a specific demand from the market for footwear for professionals. Ever since, Bata Industrials has evolved to become a designer, producer and marketer of safety footwear, socks and inlay soles , therefore exclusively targeting the professional end user markets. Today, Bata Industrials is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of safety footwear, and the only one that is truly a global player. With offices in the Netherlands, Chile, Mexico, South Africa, Kenya, India, China, Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, Australia and New Zealand, Bata Industrials serves customer markets on virtually every continent. Due to the global presence Bata Industrials manages to respond to the majority of trends and developments happening in the personal protective equipment market.
It is what companies often say: “The safety of our coworkers always comes first”. But does it really? Bata Industrials, wants safety to be a fact. Whether it is in a plant, a production site or any other place where professionals might encounter hazardous working conditions. Because no matter how skilled people might be, they are vulnerable in the first place. We can decrease that vulnerability and turn it into safety by providing professionals with the best safety shoes in the world. We make professionals stand strong, walk with confidence and stay safe under all circumstances. We provide them with not just any safety shoe, but the The Safety Shoe.