News on the ELTEN GmbH

ELTEN archives gold in Ecovadis rating

Sustainability is playing an increasingly important role also in the production of safety footwear. ELTEN has been committed to achieving ecologically and socially sustainable production for many years. This work has now been rewarded by the EcoVadis rating with Gold status for ELTEN.

Safety sandals for the summer

With our ELTEN S1P or S1 safety sandals, featuring our BOA® Fit System or in our ladies‘ fit, we have the ideal solutions for hot days ready to hand – and we’re taking the fight to sweaty feet and blisters. Read more about our summer all-rounder here!

Safety shoes for women’s feet

Safety shoes for women must be tailored to the specific needs of women’s feet. And as more and more women opt for professions in supposedly male domains such as construction or crafts, the demand is growing continuously. ELTEN supports tacklers and offers a variety of suitable models.

ELTEN is brand of the century

ELTEN is brand of the century! The German ZEIT publishing group has added ELTEN to the list of brands such as Persil and Miele. Read more about it in our blog.

Vegan safety footwear

A vegan lifestyle is becoming increasingly important to more and more people. Not only in the area of food, but also in the area of (work) clothing and shoes, there is a demand for animal-free products. ELTEN makes it possible to work in certified vegan safety footwear! Read more in our blog.

WELLMAXX for the construction site

That’s new in construction! Soft at heart, super tough on the outside: We have combined our new shoes for tough applications with our joint-friendly sole core made of Infinergy® by BASF! The result: our revolutionary WELLMAXX SAFETY-GRIP series. Read more on our blog post.


As a specialist company with over 30 years of experience, Erkes safety technology offers a comprehensive range of services covering all aspects of key services, alarm systems, video surveillance and burglary protection. We talked to the owner Klemens Erkes about his work in safety engineering.

The ELTEN Outdoor Showroom

Special times call for special measures. And we would not be ELTEN if we did not find an innovative solution to present our new products and technologies again this year. The ELTEN outdoor showroom!

The industry world of occupational footwear

Some workplaces require a protective toe cap in the shoe, such as in construction, where heavy objects can fall on the foot. In other professions there are no mechanical risks from impact and pressure, so toe protection is not necessary. In this blog post, you can find out in which industries shoes without a toe cap, so-called occupational footwear, are used and how they differ from safety shoes.

5 tips for sweaty feet in safety shoes

No sweat, no glory? Maybe. However, sweaty feet are not particularly pleasant. Especially when you wear your shoes for eight hours or more and don’t see any way to air the „cheesy feet“. The feet get tired, every step feels heavy. Concentration levels drop, there is an increased risk of missteps. Find here 5 tips for sweaty feet in safety shoes.


Our MADDOX is already a real classic – even though it has everything a modern safety shoe needs! It combines comprehensive protective properties with optimal wearing comfort and a sporty look. Meanwhile, a real “family” has grown around the MADDOX – with lots of variations.

Anderson, the roofers shoe from ELTEN

Good and reliable foot protection is very important, especially when you often work on roofs. Now we would like to show you what we have to offer. Therefore, today we present our special safety footwear for roofing, called the Anderson Loop and Roof.

Find the „right fit“ with Ergo-Active 2.0

Whether too narrow or too wide – find the safety shoe that fits you individually! Thanks to the multi-width Ergo-Activ 2. 0 system from ELTEN, there is an optimal fit for every foot.

Tips and tricks against blisters

As soon as you use your new safety shoes for eight hours a day and make the same movements several times in a row, blisters are bound to appear on your feet. We have put together six practical tips and tricks for targeted prevention of painful pressure points and foot blisters.

Sledge dogs and safety shoes

The Finnish wilderness near the Arctic Circle demands a lot from humans and animals: Arctic temperatures, heavy equipment and physical high performance are part of everyday routine as in other Jobs PC and coffee cup. We accompanied Anna, Pasi and her staff for one day in their not always harmless tasks.

Gallery A+A 2019