In a document, Petrus Meindl is mentioned as the first shoemaker in Kirchanschöring in 1683. Since then, there has been an uninterrupted sequence of Meindl shoemakers in Kirchanschöring. Today Meindl is in its 9th generation. Today, Meindl is one of the few boot factories located in Germany. Here, in their factory in Kirchanschöring in Bavaria, over 200 colleagues are employed in making boots.