PETER KAISER, the oldest shoe factory in Europe manufactures ladies' shoes for more than 175 years. Women worldwide are captured by our collections, which stand out due to the premium materials, highest quality, and outstanding fit. In our headquarters in
Pirmasens we continuously develop products, which successfully reflect and interpret the zeitgeist. We remain classic but unique. Passion, excellence, craftsmanship, „modern classic design“ with love for detail – this is what PETER KAISER stands for since 1838.
Travel through time with Peter Kaiser
PETER KAISER celebrates its 175th anniversary.
Relaunch of the brand, development of the new CI,
freshen-up and modernisation of
The limited edition Peter Kaiser Champions-Line
Pumps won the German Schuh- und Lederwaren Award.
Purchase of an own factory in Portugal.
Visit from the Federal President Roman Herzog
to Peter Kaiser Schuhfabrik.
Peter Kaiser implements a computer-assisted
system in its production plant.
PETER KAISER celebrates its 150th anniversary.
IBM makes a video about electronic data-reading
Development of container types
for shipment from Pirmasens to New York –
PETER KAISER celebrates its 125th anniversary.
Acquisition of the present factory premises.
The roof timbering of the factory was destroyed by an incendiary bomb. It was repaired with the help of some workers.
The production could start again.
The first shoes were finished on October 21st, 1948.
The sales began again with seven new sales agents.
Once the war started Pirmasens was declared to be war zone because of its proximity to the front and evacuated.
The factory moved to Backnang/Württ.
PETER KAISER becomes a registered limited liability company
On May 10, 1913, Prince Ludwig of Bavaria visited the city and our then main factory in the city center of Pirmasens.
A brochure with offers appears in a grey cover with the golden, double headed eagle of the PETER KAISER logo.
Registration of a trademark at the imperial patent office.
PETER KAISER celebrates its 70th anniversary.
Our production premises on Schlosstraße.
The quilting room is equipped with Pfaff quilting machines class 52 and Pfaff power plants.
The oldest datable
PETER KAISER shoe.
The businessman Peter Kaiser established in 1838
the shoe factory in Pirmasens, back than
the core of the German shoe industry.