As one of the world’s leading sports brands, PUMA has made history as a creator of product designs for outstanding athletes and sports gloves teams — football, running and training, golf, basketball and motorsports. PUMA’s headquarters is in Herzogenaurach, Germany, with more than 14,000 employees in more than 120 countries.
The History of PUMA
In 1919, Rudolf and Adolf Dassler founded the company “Dassler Brothers Shoe Factory” in their home in Germany, launching PUMA’s long-standing history of crafting quality sporting goods. The brand gained notoriety in the first few years as athletes who wore Dassler spikes at various international sporting events won gold medals, including the renowned Jesse Owens.
PUMA put the fun in functionality by supplying a wide selection of well-designed sports apparel for sports and leisure activities. From running shoes for track and field to footwear for golf, PUMA boasts a range of comfortable sports apparel and equipment to help you perform on the playing field while incorporating sports into your lifestyle with stylish sportswear that can be worn anywhere.
PUMA’s Business Philosophy
PUMA is committed to making better products and contributing to a better environment and society. By working with stakeholders on the 10FOR25 sustainability strategy, they aim to do better across various sustainability areas, including Fair Income, Products, Health & Safety, and more — doing their part to deliver better products and contribute to a better world.
PUMA aims to always bring better and unique innovations to sports for game-changing athletes. In 1984, the RS-Computer Shoe was created in the PUMA Running Studio, where the team leveraged computer technology to create better running shoes. Today, PUMA continues experimenting with digital technology to bring out the best in athletes.
Turning Intent Into Action
Racial and social imbalances have skewed criminal justice systems — this is why PUMA sports gloves support organisations like REFORM Alliance and the ACLU to advocate for reforms to a broken system. PUMA takes a firm stance against societal injustice, discrimination and inequality and aims to support good causes for a better society.