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Who makes Bally shoes?

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Bally shoes are made by Bally Shoe Factories Ltd., and they are manufactured in Switzerland. The company has been in business since 1851 and was founded in Schonenwerd, Switzerland.

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Carl Franz Bally founded Bally Shoe Factories Ltd. in 1851 and sought to create modern functional footwear with innovative craftmanship and quality materials. Bally transformed the town of Schonenwerd into a company town that became home to 500 people and offered benefits like social amenities and health care. Bally imported machinery from the United States in 1870, which elevated his business considerably, making the company a leader in European footwear. By 1916, Bally had employed more than 7,000 people and the company was one of the first global multinationals.

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