Company founded by René Lagrange at Saint-Genis-Laval, near Lyon.
The company was originally an aluminum smelter and manufactured parts for industry.
Series production of the first electric waffle iron with interchangeable plates, marketed under the trademark “Qui Va Bien”.
Lagrange expands its range of waffle irons. The multiplication of functions and models made the company the standard for waffle makers.
Raclette machines, crêpe and hot dog makers, bring a new dimension to the company.
Philippe and Charles Lagrange take control, “Qui Va Bien” becomes “Lagrange”.
A major innovation: the first Grill’ Pierre electric stone top grill®imitated by many in the 1990’s.
The beginning of mass distribution of Lagrange products.
Diversification: fondue sets, plancha…Numerous products were developed while the exporting business took off.
A revolution in the world of raclette machine:the launch of the cheese tower® which became the Raclette Evolution® in 2014
New factory in Vourles, close to Lyon (South East of France).
Numerous diversifications in the area of friendly home made cookware with the launch of yogurt maker and Raclette Transparence®, in Europe Lagrange sees unprecedented success.
Launch of patented innovation: Tarti’ Gaufres® (the first asymmetrical waffle with a smooth spreadable side), Raclette 6 Vitro Grill® (1st raclette machine with glass top cooking)® , crêpe maker with anti-spillage stencils.
Lagrange positions itself on two major categories: Breakfast and Culinary Preparation in Europe.
Creation of the American subsidiary "Lagrange USA Inc.", the products are now distributed in the USA and Canada.