Chippewa Boots, originally known as Chippewa Shoe Manufacturing Company, is a manufacturer of work and snow footwear as well as rainwear (including boots). It was founded in Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin, in 1901. In 1984 it was acquired by Justin Brands. Justin Brands 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.