Viking Footwear, Lørenskog Norway
The Viking Footwear factory is located near Lørenskog in Norway. The location is close to Oslo the capital of Norway.
In Norweigan, the business is known as Viking fottøy AS which means Viking Footwear Ltd. Viking Footwear has been manufacturing rubber boots and rubber-related clothing such as raincoats since Peter Mathias founded the company originally based in Askim, Norway in 1920. Read more about the history of Viking on their official website.
In Norwegian, rubber boots are called 'gummistøvler' and are very popular due to the cold, wet and muddy conditions.
Today rubber boots are no longer just practical, they are now a fashion accessory worn by style-conscious Nordic townspeople.