October 1929
Ms. Marie COLONNIER created a company manufacturing slippers in Saint-Philbert-en-Mauges

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January 1966
The company is taken over by his son Georges COLONNIER. He develops the manufacturing of women's shoes under the brand GEO REINO .

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January 1991
Thierry and Philippe COLONNIER take over the factory of their father and develop small and large sizes from 32 to 45 for women, up to 50 for men. Turn Over: € 1.4 million.

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July 1994
The company buys LUMEAU PASQUET specialized in loafers under the brand CERBERE.

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April 1996
The company buys the Guibert (manufacturer of women's shoes and specialist in sensitive feet under GF brand) then the company HIDALGO (manufacturer of men's shoes under HIDALGO brand). Turn Over: € 3.2 million

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November 1997
Creation of a factory in Morocco ( 20 people), shoe mounting remains in France .

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January 2004
Stop of production activities in France. Turn Over: € 4.2 million

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June 2006
Headquarters in France (Saint-Philbert-en-Mauges): 8 people. Morocco (Casablanca): 140 people. Turn Over: € 6.7 million (+ 108% in 10 years) .

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January 2009
Creation of the company METAYER France, following the acquisition of the brand J.METAYER and its production unit in MOROCCO ..

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November 2013
Acquisition of the group by Ronan Legrand. Mr Thierry Colonnier remains a shareholder and General Manager.
Headquarters in France: 17 people. Morocco: 300 people. Turn Over: € 13 million