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The first electric fryer with a heating element immersed directly in the oil is invented. This is a “World Premiere” in Lausanne and this series is called the “T” series.
Creation of the company Société Comptoir des Machines SA in Lausanne. The “53” fryer model is launched – enameled white fryers with oval or round tanks.
The first factory is built at the Chemin de la Fôret in Ecublens, Switzerland.
The first stainless steel fryers are created. The series expands with other appliances over the years, such as plate warmers and pasta cookers.
Bernard Paris, son of René Paris, starts working in the company.
On December 2nd 1987, the company changes its name to VALENTINE FABRIQUE S.A., honoring Mr Valentini who created the first fryer in 1947.
A second building is built not far from the first one which hosts the workshop and the administrative offices. The old factory will from now on be used for sheet metal activities.
The V2000 fryer series is created.
Succession – Entry of the 3rd generation of leaders into the company.
Launch of the new fryers generation : the EVO series.
The entire company moves to Romanel-sur-Morges.
Valentine celebrates its 70th Anniversary !
Valentine IN NUMBERS
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of our products are sold all over the world
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