Chippewa Boots, originally known as Chippewa Shoe Manufacturing Company, is a manufacturer footwear, principally men's work and recreational boots. It also manufactures a limited line of heavy and casual shoes, and some women's footwear models. It was founded in Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin, in 1901. In 1984 it was acquired by Justin Brands, which was in turn acquired by Berkshire Hathaway in August 2000. Other companies under Justin Brands include Justin Boots, Justin Original Workboots, Nocona Boots, and Tony Lama Boots.