MERRILL, WIS. – Thorogood’s American Heritage 8” tobacco plain toe boot (804-4364) has been awarded with the prestigious Popular Mechanics Editors’ Choice award. The article was published in the May-June 2020 issue of Popular Mechanics and was listed as Editors’ Choice in “The 10 Best Work Boots for Any Type of Job.”

“Thorogood is honored to receive the Popular Mechanics Editors’ Choice Award, said Jeff Burns President of Thorogood. “Thorogood’s American Heritage 804-4364 is a classic. Recognition from Popular Mechanics is an affirmation to the dedication and hard work of our employees to produce the most comfortable, reliable job-fitted footwear on the market today.”

Thorogood’s American Heritage tobacco plain toe boot features tobacco oil-tanned leather, a Poron® comfort cushion insole and proprietary MAXwear Wedge outsole for all-day comfort. Goodyear welt construction gives customers the option to extend the life of their boots through our refurbishment program.

The Popular Mechanics Editors article states, “One of our favorite aspects of Thorogood boots is that they’re fully serviceable—once you’ve put many miles and years on them, you can take advantage of the refurbishment program the brand offers to give them new life.”

Thorogood offers a variety of job-fitted boots for tradespeople, public safety, outdoor and military applications. For more information about Thorogood products, visit:

 About Thorogood 

An employee-owned company, Thorogood has been manufacturing union-made footwear in Wisconsin since 1892. The company offers nearly 100 styles of American Heritage footwear handcrafted by union tradespeople, and a new line of rugged outdoor footwear for life’s pursuits. Learn more at:

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