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Merrill shoe company gets Army, Air Force contract

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An image of the Weinbrenner factories in Merrill and Marshfield
An image of the Weinbrenner factories in Merrill and Marshfield

MERRILL, Wis. (WSAU) - The Defense Department is extending a military contract with a Merrill shoe company.

Weinbrenner Shoes of Merrill will be getting another $13.4 million dollars to manufacture hot weather steel toed boots for the Army and the Air Force. Completion of the boots is scheduled for August of 2014, and is scheduled to be renewed for four years. This is an extension of a previous contract.

Funding for the contract is coming out of the 2013-2014 Defense Capital funds.

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