Opinel History and Company Profile

Opinel История от 125 години
Opinel History
Opinel 1800 Blacksmiths from father to son.

Opinel 1872 Birth of Joseph Opinel
Opinel 1890 Family workshop
Opinel 1897 Series no. 1 to no. 12

Opinel 1901 First factory
Opinel 1909 The crowned hand
Opinel 1911 Gold Medal

Opinel 1914 Mass production
Opinel 1915 Moving to Chambery
Opinel 1920 Family business

Opinel 1926 Reconstruction and inauguration
Opinel 1930 Opinel machines
Opinel 1939 End of production

Opinel 1950 Third generation
Opinel 1955 Safety ring
Opinel 1960 Death of Joseph Opinel

Opinel 1973 Installation in Chambйry
Opinel 1981 Reorganisation of sites
Opinel 1985 Recognition for Opinel

Opinel 1989 Dictionary entry
Opinel 2000 Virobloc system
Opinel 2003 Head office

Opinel 2006 Phaidon Design Classics
Opinel 2009 Gourmand World Cookbook Award
Opinel OPINEL 125