Extraordinary materials for extreme conditions

Extraordinary materials for extreme conditions

Breathable. Durable. Flexible.

Shawmut provides state-of-the-art lamination solutions and technical support for the footwear and outerwear industries. We supply the footwear industry with engineered composites for molded insoles, laminated composite lining products, and breathable barrier film laminates. In the outerwear market, we supply a wide range of laminated products with high-performance characteristics including: durability, breathability, comfort, noise-reduction, and stretch.

Engineered textile composites that go to extremes

Lamination technologies utilized:

  • Flame
  • Adhesive (non-solvent, gravure printing)
  • Thermoplastic powder, web, film

Key properties achieved:

  • Barrier (water, wind, chemical, etc.)
  • High Moisture Vapor Transfer (breathable composite)
  • Durability (high abrasion-resistance, strong cohesive strength, multiple wash/dry cycles)
  • Soft hand and drape
  • Stretch & Recovery

End-Use Products:

  • Waterproof Breathable Boots (hunting, hiking, military)
  • Athletic Footwear
  • Molded Insoles
  • Military (Berry Compliant) Outerwear
  • Impact Protective Garments
  • Flame-Resistant Protective Gear
  • High-Performance Outerwear


As the manufacturer of advanced materials we are uniquely positioned to adapt quickly to the demands of a global market. We currently serve the following industries:

Shawmut Corporation LLC - Global Headquarters
208 Manley Street
West Bridgewater, Massachusetts 02379
Phone: 508 588 3300

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U.S. Locations

Port Huron, Michigan
Plymouth, Michigan
Clinton, Tennessee
Lugoff, South Carolina
Glen Raven, North Carolina
Aliso Viejo, California

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Global Locations

Tijuana, Mexico
Silao, Mexico
Hermosillo, Mexico
Krupka, Czech Republic
Nagoya, Japan
Suzhou, China
Hannover, Germany

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