More than just being quick, PUMA aims to achieve one thing: to be the Fastest Sports Brand in the World. As a world-renowned sports brand, PUMA has been creating, developing and designing quality sports apparel, running shoes for men and footwear for all kinds of sports, from football to motorsport and golf, for more than seven decades.
From Humble Beginnings to International Breakthrough
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 Sports: Functionality & Leisure
PUMA apparel is designed for both functionality and leisure — they are suitable for all kinds of sports, from football to running. You can also style it as leisurewear and go about your day in comfortable sports apparel because sport is a lifestyle. Discover a variety of sportswear for all ages at PUMA.
PUMA’s Sustainability Efforts
At PUMA, sustainability is a core value of the business. PUMA strives to manage their environmental impact through the 10FOR25 sustainability strategy for a better world by working on ten key areas, from climate and biodiversity to human rights, to reach common goals of making better products that have a less environmental impact on nature.
Innovating with PUMA
PUMA thrives on the culture of being first and delivering performance innovations to push athletes to greater heights. In 1968, the Brush Spike that featured Velcro™ on performance footwear was designed for the first time. The tiny rows of spikes on the shoes helped athletes maximise traction and minimised resistance, which worked well for athletes at the 1968 Olympic Trials.
Turning Intent Into Action
Living without prejudice should not be open to debate. PUMA is working with nonprofit organisations like The Trevor Project and BAGLY to accelerate equal rights, personal autonomy, and freedom of expression for LGBTQ+ communities. PUMA running shoes for men do not tolerate racism, bigotry, or police brutality.