Quality Products and Outstanding Customer Service Drive Sales
PORTLAND, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 26, 2008--LaCrosse Footwear,
Inc. (Nasdaq:BOOT), a leading provider of branded work and outdoor
footwear, announced today that its Danner(R) subsidiary received new
business orders for a total of $1.3 million to support the deployment
of U.S. Marines. These new business orders are in addition to the $0.9
million delivery contract orders to the U.S. Marines announced on
February 7, 2008.
Danner will supply 5,320 pairs of the Danner Marine Hot boot in
several shipments in the first half of 2008. The Danner Marine Hot
boot is specifically built with performance materials to mitigate
heat. In addition, Danner received an order to ship 3,334 pairs of the
Mountain Cold Weather Boot by the end of the second quarter. The
Mountain Cold Weather Boot is built with extreme abrasion resistance,
unique construction and a supportive Vibram(R) 360 outsole, to enhance
performance in extreme mountain conditions and climates.
"We are honored that the United States Marine Corps looks to
Danner to build the best boots to support them in the field in any
environment," said Joseph P. Schneider, president and CEO of LaCrosse
Footwear, Inc. "Footwear is our passion and we strive to not only
provide the highest-quality products, but to deliver on time and
provide excellent customer service. Our team wants to continue to show
our deep appreciation for the dedicated service of our men and women
Danner manufacturers the Danner Marine Hot and the Mountain Cold
Weather Boot in the Company's ISO 9001 certified manufacturing
facility located in Portland, Oregon. Military Danner products are
available through retail, at Exchange stores on Marine Corps, Army and
Air Force military bases, and on Danner's Web site (www.danner.com).
About LaCrosse Footwear, Inc.
LaCrosse Footwear, Inc. is a leading developer and marketer of
branded, premium and innovative footwear for expert work and outdoor
users. The Company's trusted Danner(R) and LaCrosse(R) brands are
distributed domestically through a nationwide network of specialty
retailers and distributors, and internationally through distributors
and retailers in Asia, Europe and Canada. Work customers include
people in law enforcement, agriculture, firefighting, construction,
industry, military services and other occupations that need
high-performance and protective footwear as a critical tool for the
job. Outdoor customers include people active in hunting, outdoor cross
training, hiking and other outdoor recreational activities. For more
information about LaCrosse Footwear products, please visit our
Internet websites at www.lacrossefootwear.com and www.danner.com. For
additional investor information, see our corporate Web site at
CONTACT: LaCrosse Footwear, Inc.
Public Relations Manager
Erin Patterson, 503-262-0110 ext. 1393
Michael Newman, 800-654-3517
SOURCE: LaCrosse Footwear, Inc.