Designed for light industrial jobs, the Zero-G Lite is the next-generation work shoe
October 7, 2019
Red Wing Shoe Company, a global leader in the footwear industry for more than 110 years, launches its lightest work collection yet – the Zero-G Lite family. With the performance attributes of a work boot, the Zero-G Lite collection redefines the typical safety-toe shoe without sacrificing safety, durability and superior performance.
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