HAIX functional footwear, safety boots and safety shoes are worn around the world under the toughest conditions.
The history of HAIX begins shortly after the World War II. Xaver Haimerl started 1948 with the shoe-making in the bavarian city Mainburg. In the early 90s, the trained master shoemaker and deputy fire chief Ewald Haimerl had the idea of creating a completely new fire shoe. The shoes were used at this time met only poorly the requirements of daily use. Within a few years Haix become the world leader in fire department boots. Also other target groups became aware of the company from Bavaria, where upon Haix began to develop shoes for rescue services and police. Also the German Bundeswehr carries Haix shoes, best known by the Afghanistan combat boots "P9". Worldwide with nearly 700,000 pairs of shoes produced per year and nearly 1,000 employees, HAIX is unquestionably one of the highest quality shoe manufacturers in Germany.