Oregon Business has recognized Philomath-based Softstar Shoes for the second straight year. The magazine has again ranked Softstar as one of the "100 Best Companies to Work for in Oregon." In addition, in the "100 Best Green Companies in Oregon" category, the magazine ranked Softstar 10th in 2016 and 13th in 2017.
According to an Oregon Business press release, the "(100 Best Green Companies") list showcases which organizations are going above and beyond the traditional concepts of sustainability — recycling, composting, energy conservation — to create environmentally sound enterprises."
Softstar has achieved 11 straight years of growth and profitability, the release stated.