Blog Posts from Zimmerman Shoes — our factory

Behind the Scenes

Finally feeling like this summer weather is settling in, and hopefully here to stay. We have some fun things going on over at the shoe factory! A few weeks ago, we made a behind the scenes video for an inside look into all of the steps behind the shoe making process. We’d love to share a few BTS photos from our shoot!
 
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Aubrey

Hello everyone!

My name is Aubrey, and I’m so excited to be working with Audrey and the rest of the team at Zimmerman Shoes as their summer intern! I will be assisting with social media, the Zimmerman Shoes Blog, and some fun photo shoots we have planned.

I just finished my third year at Penn State’s Main Campus. At school, I am majoring in Marketing with a focus in retail and brand management. I am also a photographer - I rarely go anywhere without my camera!

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Talent Tuesday: Barry

Talent Tuesday is our weekly feature where we introduce the people who make Zimmerman Shoes. Our manufacturer is our long-standing family business, the oldest children's shoe manufacturer in the country.

Today it's all about Barry, who's been making shoes here since the early 1960s.
 
 
 
We joke that he came with the building when our great grandfather bought it in 1962. Barry's job involves cleaning all the shoes that come off the production line, lacing them, as well as stamping and packing each shoe box. 
  
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