28 Feb '17, 5pm

Never-Before-Seen Photos and Footage of Nike's AIR Manufacturing Innovation Facility

Never-Before-Seen Photos and Footage of Nike's AIR Manufacturing Innovation Facility

Last year, Nike added a groundbreaking new development to its most-celebrated AIR technology: the VaporMax sole. Since then, a myriad of iterations were released in a striking series of colorways, especially the much-beloved models in collaboration with COMME des GARÇONS . As more renditions of the fledgling variant continue to drop, Nike wants to offer fans a behind-the-scenes look at how the VaporMax is made. The Swoosh just released never-before-seen photos and footage (below) detailing the meticulous process it takes to create the latest evolution of AIR. Tucked inside Nike’s Beaverton, Oregon campus is an elusive facility dedicated to perfecting AIR technology with added assistance provided by an output in St. Louis, Missouri. According to the brand, approximately 1,300 employees work day in and day out to continue what NASA engineer Frank Rudy invented for the brand ...

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