Claude Dozorme from Thiers
The story began in 1902 in La Monnerie, close to Thiers, the company was founded by Blaise Dozorme, an expert steel worker. The Claude Dozorme brand was born at the beginning of the 1980s as was their first creation: the first Laguiole non-folding table knife. Henceforth, the pioneer of these manufacturing techniques, officially awarded the title Maître Artisan Coutelier, would strive to continuously develop the brand. 1991 when Claudine Dozorme, Claude Dozorme’s daughter, took over the reins of the family business. The crowning achievement – on 5 December 2013, Claudine Dozorme, who also holds the Ordre du Mérite and the Légion d’Honneur, was awarded the Auvergne Personality of the Year trophy for her dynamism, creativity and innovative spirit, which have helped her forge a new economic model for the family business, at the same time introducing a resolutely modern approach.