Mr Couzon creates the brand Jean Couzon and develops a production unit in flatware, located in Thiers, the capital of the French flatware for over six centuries.
Jean Couzon starts the brand Cuisinox and develops cookware activity. High quality products, innovative ranges for the pleasure of cooking.
The company has a turnover of 36 million Euros, annually produces 38 million parts and employs 700 employees. Cuisinox brand products are sold in France in the retail and department stores, but also in the USA.
Acquisition of Cuisinox / Couzon by the Dutch group Amefa. With new designed packaging, improvement and development of ranges, catalog, and website, the Couzon / Cuisinox brand took on an international dimension.
Repositioning of Cuisinox as a stand-alone brand with new packaging design and a product range with a more contemporary design.