New Balance, the athletic shoe manufacturer, has factory stores in Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, California, Wisconsin and 13 other states, as of September 2015. The factory store in Pennsylvania is in the Rockvale Outlet Mall in Lancaster.
New Balance is the only athletic shoe manufacturer that makes shoes in the United States, as of September 2015. Headquartered in Brighton, Massachusetts, the company began in 1906 by making arch supports. In 1960, New Balance began making running shoes in multiple widths. Aerobics shoes followed in 1982, and today, the company makes sports shoes, regular shoes and sports apparel. Although five U.S. factories still make shoes, New Balance is a global company offering its products in over 120 countries. The company remains privately held.