We recently made a trip out to Wilson Sporting Goods’ football factory in Ada, Ohio. It’s a great facility run by some equally great people. The facility and the crafters there are quite unassuming in my approximation, but you can’t argue with their product. Their sewing and lacing are pretty much unbeatable. I snapped a few photos while I was there, here are some highlights…
Blue sky, white roof, and the red, white and blue.
From a recent write-up by Michael Williams on his site, A Continuous Lean. I’m carrying one of these right now – great work from Jason at MAKR. See the whole post here.
Follow our tanner, Chris, through some of the steps that makes this leather so special.
From July 30, 2003. Hear Skip, Otis and Joe here.
As featured in BusinessWeek. Read it here.