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In 1957, Le Creuset bought its major competitor, les Hauts Fourneaux of Cousances, the designer of the popular Doufeu - a cocotte with a water lid.

In 1958, media launch of the Coquelle designed by Raymond Loewy, a famous Franco-American designer, justly named “the Father of Industrial Design”.

In 1972, the celebrated Italian designer Enzo Mari completely redesigned the traditional cocotte to create the “Mama” range with its distinctly different handle shape.

In 1974, Le Creuset took leap forward into the U.S.A. with the formation of its own subsidiary in South Carolina, Le Creuset of America Inc, and in 1991, Le Creuset purchased Hallen International Inc who made wine accessories under the Screwpull trademark.

1957 Acquisition of major competitor, les Hauts Fourneaux of Cousances
1958 Announcement of the "Coquelles", designed by Raymond Loewy
1962 Launched its first Fondue Set, inspired by the growing trend in winter sports and skiing holidays
1974 Established branch office in the United States
1988 Established branch office in England
Coquelles Mama
"Coquelles" was released in 1958. Designed by designer, Raymond Loewy's famous In 1972 he released a "Mama", designed by renowned Italian designer, of Enzo Mari

THE EARLY YEARS (1925 - 1957)
THE GLOBAL YEARS (1992 - 2013)