Typically when shopping for shoes online, you get a few options; size, style, color, etc. The New Balance site takes it a step further and allows you to view shoes in two separate categories; “made” in the USA and “assembled” in the USA.
Made in the USA, the New Balance 993 is an updated version of their legendary 990 shoe series, while still offering the comfort, durability and classic New Balance style. Meant for high-mileage trainers the construction of this shoe features Abzorb SBS advanced cushioning in the forefoot and Abzorb DTS in the heel. This shoe is responsive and will make sure that you keep on running.
From New Balance’s site:
-Medicare approved colorways: GL, BK
-Pigskin/Mesh Upper provides your foot with a lightweight and supportive feel
-Blown rubber outsole is extremely flexible, light, and helps provide cushioning
-Polyurethane midsole offers durable cushioning and effective resistance to compression set
-Medicare / HCPCS code = A5500 Diabetic shoe
-These shoes are proudly produced in our U.S. factories by our more than 1,200 U.S. workers. Where the domestic value is at least 70% we have labeled them “Made in USA.”
If you’re looking for a custom color-way, both the 993 and 574 are fully customizable from colors, materials and text embroidery. Go to NewBalance.com to customize your own! The pair photographed above are from the 993 custom program. Turnaround time was incredible and we had them within a week.