The company’s first factory was founded in 1898 at Kutztown, Pennsylvania, on the high banks of the Saucony Creek (from which the company would get its name). In 1910, Russian immigrant A.R. … The company is a popular racing shoe producer, making track spikes and cross country racing flats.
Saucony’s shoe boxes
Saucony’s shoe boxes once had the phrase “sock a knee” printed on them, which represents the correct pronunciation of the company’s name. The Saucony brand logo represents the Saucony Creek’s constant flow, and the boulders lining its creek bed. The company is a popular racing shoe producer, making track spikes and cross country racing flats. Saucony also makes shoes for specific track and field athletics events.
Launch party of the co-branded Saucony X Dunkin’ Kinvara 9 running shoe.
In 2012, Saucony, along with Keds, Stride Rite and Sperry Top-Sider, became part of Wolverine World Wide after a joint agreement with Blum Capital Partners and Golden Gate Capital acquired the Performance Lifestyle Group of Collective Brands for US$1.23 billion. Wolverine World Wide sources a majority of its footwear from numerous third party manufacturers in Asia Pacific and South America.