Bata Industrials was founded in the 1970s in response to a specific demand from the market for footwear for professionals. Since then, Bata Industrials has evolved to become a designer, producer and marketer of safety footwear and socks, exclusively targeting the professional end user markets.
South Africa is an important market for Bata Industrials. The South African Bata Industrials sells shoes, socks and insoles of Bata Industrials. There is a diverse assortment of safety footwear, from heavy duty boots to safety business shoes.