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Always moving

70 Years Of Experience

Vibram built its international reputation in the outdoors market when in the ‘30s they invented the rubber shoe sole, which revolutionized mountain climbing.
In subsequent years, Vibram strengthened their leadership, developing a range of high performance products suited for various sports and other activities.
Realizing there were other markets that could benefit from high quality products, Vibram began making safety shoes in the ‘70s and entered the recreation and fashion markets in the ‘80s.

35 Million Soles Produced Every Year

Vibram creates products for many different markets, outdoor, recreation, fashion,repair and orthopedic. Due to its ambition and innovative thrust, Vibram is a company on the move, promptly responding to the needs of an evolving footwear market.

150 New Models Developed Each Season.

Vibram designers and technicians are strongly committed to the invention and creation of new models to satisfy all requests. Each new Vibram product is designed to respond in the best way for its specific use. Our new soles are always produced in modern designs with innovative compounds and are created with three objectives: to guarantee the best performance and the maximum levels of comfort and quality over time.

Over 1 Million Kilometers Of Testing

Wanting to better understand the needs of specific sport disciplines, the Vibram Tester Team was formed. Vibram cooperates with the top level athletes who constitute the team to create soles that guarantee the highest performance in relation to the surface and the specific requirements of each activity. In addition to athletes and sports professionals, Vibram has also involved regular people to test their casual and safety shoes. Even if you’re just walking around town, your shoes still deserve Vibram performance.

Present in 120 Countries

Vibram headquarters are located in Italy, at Albizzate (Varese).
This is the central location of all industrial design, technology and product development activities.This is done to guarantee all our clients Vibram quality, wherever they are.
Vibram also has production and commercial offices North America, in Japan, in China and in Brazil. Thanks to this organization structure, Vibram can cover the needs of all their clients, spread throughout 120 nations in the world.In order to better penetrate the North American market, Vibram found an exclusive licensee and manufacturer in the Quabaug Corporation, located in North Brookfield, MA, specializing in the work, military, hunting and fishing markets..

Partner With More 1,000 Shoemakers

Since 1937, the shoe companies that have changed the history of the outdoor shoe, like Timberland, Scarpa, Lowa, Asolo and Merrell have chosen Vibram. Although mountain sports, trekking and climbing are the markets that made Vibram a world leader, great attention is now also paid to our recreation and fashion soles. Our soles have also been used by well-known designers such as Ferragamo, Magli, Rockport, Sergio Rossi, Allen&Edmonds, Prada, Tods, Hugo Boss, Armani and Dolce & Gabbana. Stylists and shoe manufacturers agree in recognizing in Vibram as the ideal partner for projects that require the best in technology, design and quality.