Work and outdoor shoe company LaCrosse Footwear Inc has unveiled plans to grow its product lines to offer over 40 models of premium women's boots across its LaCrosse and Danner brands in 2006.

LaCrosse said it is focusing on women's boots as the area of the market has been neglected in the past, and an increasing number of women are working are taking part in activities in demanding environments.

President and chief executive officer Joseph Schneider said: "We are committed to providing the highest quality and best fitting footwear for women, across multiple brands and product lines, tailored for women's feet, sense of style and the toughest criteria for performance."

 LaCrosse Footwear is a leading developer and marketer of branded, premium and innovative footwear for expert work and outdoor users.