Nike uses leather and rubber to make its shoes. The company states as of 2014 that it is committed to using materials that reduce environmental impact. The company works with suppliers to find environmentally friendly materials that meet Nike's manufacturing needs.Know More
To manage costs and continue to make products more environmentally friendly, Nike works to reduce the number of materials used in products. Reduction of materials also simplifies the design phase and supply chain for products.
As of 2014, Nike ranks in the top three climate-friendly companies globally. It has received praise for its Trash Talk shoe, which uses recycled and synthetic leather taken from factory floors. The company also has a Reuse-A-Shoe program that collects old athletic shoes for recycling. The recycled materials are used in sports facilities, including running tracks and playgrounds.
Nike Inc. designs, manufactures and markets clothing, shoes, equipment and services. The company's headquarters is near Portland, Ore. It is one of the largest suppliers of athletic wear in the world, and it is a top maker of sports equipment. The company's revenues exceeded $24 billion in 2012, and it employs more than 44,000 people globally. The Nike name comes from the Greek goddess of victory. Nike has been the subject of controversy at times, as of 2014, for contracting with factories in Asia and Mexico known to have poor working conditions.Learn more about Shoes
Nike Mercurial Superfly shoes are soccer cleats that are lightweight, flexible and provide traction on various surfaces. Nike sells firm ground, soft ground and artificial grass variations of its Mercurial Superfly cleats.Full Answer >
Air Jordans are manufactured in China. As of 2015, the largest supplier of Air Jordans is the Yue Yuen factory in Dongguan, owned by the Taiwanese company, the Pou Chen Group. The company has held a contract with Nike since 1998.Full Answer >
To customize Nike Roshe running shoes, select one of the Roshe shoes that allow customization on the Nike website. Proceed through the design process, and select the options you want. Shoes are custom-made and delivered within six weeks, as of May 2015.Full Answer >
As of May 2015 Nike does not have a fixed release schedule for shoes in the Jordan line, but it has generally released a new model of Air Jordans each year since they were introduced. The release of the new model is usually just before or during the NBA season.Full Answer >