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We are proud to have been of service to you, our customers, for almost 80 years.  As Shoe Factory Supplies Company, we made many friends in the shoe and allied leather goods industry.  In 1978, we changed our name to SFS Associates, reflecting the expansion and diversification of our business into a wide range of industries through a diverse product line.

Our staff offers years of knowledge and experience to assist you with your needs.  We are a team, ready to assist you when you need advice, when you are in a bind, or when you are not sure exactly what you want!  We are here to help you.

Our organization continues to be built around Speed, Friendliness, and Service.  This is what has kept our customers satisfied for over a half century.  All of us at SFS realize that it is you, the customer, that has been the key to our success.  We will always strive to earn your business.

The contents of our website are being developed on an ongoing basis.  If you don’t see what you need, please call or email.  We look forward to visiting with you soon.


Dan Busse

Dan began with SFS in 1984, having graduated from Purdue University.  He brings with him an engineering background with particular focus on electrical engineering.  He has become a specialist in the Fortuna line, providing phone and field support.  Dan also oversees the computer network to make sure that your orders are filled with accuracy.   He is third generation with SFS, having worked side-by-side with his father for over 25 years.

Bart Godsey

Bart came from aerospace and the shoe industry, with knowledge of a vast array of mechanical systems.  Among other things, Bart services the Worthen (Prime) equipment for welt shoemakers.

Cyndy Frisch

Cyndy has been with SFS for over 30 years, and as such, has an intimate knowledge of part numbers, stock, and available resources.  She truly cares that your orders are shipped accurately and on time!

Thomas Parker

Tom is second generation of Parker’s, managing the warehouse operations, including shipping, receiving, and quality control.  Tom has been with SFS over 20 years, and has also become an expert with certain EDI systems.

Sue Busse

Sue is a graduate of Kansas University.  She handles the accounts receivables and accounts payables, and also assists with customer service.  She is also our resident canine and equine expert!