The headquarters of the company is in Stratham, New Hampshire but the company was founded in Boston, Massachusetts by Nathan Swarts. He started his career as an apprentice stitcher form that he bought half shares of The Abington Shoe Company in 1952 which used to worked on contracts for other manufactures. In 1955 he bought the other half of the shares and also brought his son into the new company that he had took over. After time things got better and better, in 1965 they introduced a new technology for the making of shoes and it was the first time that anyone had seen or heard about it. Injection-molding was a revolutionary idea which helped them to make virtually water proof boots which had two types one was tropical weather form and the other was colder temperature form which were decided by the customer. By the year 1969 due to ever increasing production they moved there headquarter to New market, New Hampshire. The name Timberland was first use for the new boot that took the customers by storm and it was so popular and sold, in 1973 they even changed the company name to Timberland. Later they introduced casual shoes and boat shoes to their product line and also went international. The company started to strengthen their brand under the control of Herman Swarts the son, they added clothing line and also introduced women’s shoes so that the brand can expand its overall market.
Timberland has come a long way since its humble beginning they have become a brand symbol for those who are brave enough to dare and ready for outdoor. They even have a series specific for outdoor working professional by the name “Timberland PRO” which have alloy toe so that you are protected if some mishap happens. It is also the go to choice of famous rappers like DMX and Mobb Deep and due to that there sale have also been tripled.