Aetrex Worldwide, INC.: Committed to Foot Health for Three Generations
Aetrex is the global leader in foot scanning technology and orthotics. The company also has a fast-growing comfort and wellness footwear line. Albert, the brand’s revolutionary 3D foot scanner, offers the most comprehensive, personalized foot scanning technology to date. The system uses computer vision, sensors, AI, and machine learning technologies to provide users with the most data about their feet (size, length, width, height, pressure, arch type and much more), in under one minute. Aetrex’s biggest advances to date include key technology integrations with the Albert Operating System such as computer vision technology allowing for 3D foot views; machine learning to improve accuracy and determine industry fit; and 3D printing to produce a truly custom orthotic. The Aetrex Technology team designs and develops all hardware and software in-house. As leaders in the foot health and wellness space, Aetrex also owns and operates foot.com, recognized as the #1 Foot Health Site on the internet.
Aetrex’s Orthotic and Footwear lines are driven by the brand’s technology capabilities. With sales of over 15M units to date, Aetrex’s over-the-counter orthotics are recognized as the #1 system on the market today. Developed to achieve maximum comfort, alignment, and improved performance, Aetrex Orthotics are available in a variety of options based on foot type and footwear style, for both men and women. The new Aetrex 3D Printed Custom Orthotics incorporate comprehensive pressure point data collected from Albert, making it the most accurate orthotic available.
With a mission to create the healthiest shoes you’ll ever wear, the Aetrex Footwear line provides the highest design standards, carefully considered details, and the finest possible materials for unmatched customization and adjustability. All styles incorporate advanced comfort technologies while providing support, alignment and fashion forward styling.
Aetrex was originally founded in 1946 by Paul and Charles Schwartz under the name Apex as an arch support and orthotics company. The brand has remained privately owned by the Schwartz family for three generations. Throughout its 70-year history, Aetrex’s has remained dedicated to advancements in foot health and comfort. This objective is driven by the company’s unwavering goal to keep people feeling great on their feet.
Aetrex is distributed globally with offices just outside New York City, in Teaneck, New Jersey, and facilities outside Nes Ziona, Israel and Dong Guan, China. Aetrex employs approximately 150 people at the New Jersey headquarters, including leading hardware and software engineers and programmers, top footwear designers, and developers. Aetrex’s brand and retail partners include New Balance, Red Wing, Merrell, Rockport, among many others.