Fifteen-year-old Henryk Konopka, future founder of the Conhpol brand, 30 June 1969 concludes an agreement regarding craft training. Three years later, on 30th June 1972, he receives the Apprentice Certificate in the craft – shoemaking, issued by the Chamber of Crafts in Cracow. 5 years after passing the Apprentice Exam, in 1977 Henryk Konopka receives the Master’s title in the craft and next year 17 February 1978 Henryk starts his activity at his family home.
Marriage of Henryk and Janina in 1979 gives a new dimension to the history of Conhpol. From that moment the company is a family business, being co-managed and co-developed under key values.
Since 1980, the company has been dynamically developing, full of new challenges, ideas and creative work. Henryk Konopka previously worked at home. In 1987, the new building provides new development prospects and is located next to the house in Stanisław Dolny.
In 1991, the name Conhpol is officially registered, and the company’s development is getting faster due to the development of the first plant. In 2008, another building offers a new work surface, thanks to which the company reacts faster to the customer’s needs.
Traditions, initiated by Henryk Konopka (Conhpol), are continued by his children: Krzysztof Konopka (Conhpol Bis), Katarzyna Dziedzic (Conhpol Dynamic), Carolina Tatka (Conhpol Relax), by creation of different commercial entities of a different type of shoes, excluding the possibility of competitions between them.
In 2009 a Conhpol Elite store chain is created which is run by the youngest of the daughters- Klaudia Konopka. It is a place where you can find all family brands. Conhpol, Conhpol Woman (producent Conhpol Bis), Conhpol Dynamic, Conhpol Relax.
In 2015, almost forty years of company history was honoured by a unique collection. Gold by Conhpol are the best materials, sophisticated patterns and the highest standards of performance. The collection is joined to the offer of Conhpol Elite offer.