Milestones


- 1983 - The original company, Classic Imports, based in Russell Manitoba is founded, Cream whippers are the first Swiss imported product for distribution
- 1986 - Relocated to Richmond Hill, Ontario, changed name to Swissmar Imports Ltd.
- 1986 - Started selling Wenger knives in Canada
- 1987 - Began to sell into US market
- 1989 - Moved to larger current location
- 1990 - Established US company, Swissmar Inc.
- 1992 - Swissmar becomes the exclusive North American partner for Peugeot of France
- 1996 - Swissmar took over marketing, sales and distribution responsibilities for the Wenger® Swiss Army Knife and Swiss Military® Watches in Canada under Swiss Peak Incorporated
- 1996 - Swissmar develops own line of vacuum wine pumps – the Swissmar brand is born!
- 1996 - Created Swiss Peak for the marketing, sales and distribution for the Wenger® Swiss Army Knife and Swiss Military® Watches in Canada
- 1996 - Swissmar opens office in Switzerland as Source Intermarketing AG
- 1999 - Swissmar began selling globally under a new company, Swissmar International Corp.
- 1999 - Swissmar develops own line of raclette grills and fondues and the first home rotary drum roaster in the market
- 2000 - Alpenröst Rotary Drum Coffee Roaster appears in Time Magazine as one of the Top Inventions
- 2001 - Swissmar becomes the exclusive North American partner for Borner of Germany
- 2002 - Swissmar launches Sierra Fondue
- 2003 - Swissmar celebrates 20th anniversary
- 2003 - Swissmar launches stainless steel Cheese Knives
- 2004 - Swissmar becomes the exclusive distributor for Metrokane products in Canada
- 2004 - Swissmar becomes the exclusive North American partner for Dalla Piazza of Switzerland
- 2005 - Dalla Piazza Nuscup wins Retailers' Choice Award
- 2007 - Swissmar becomes the exclusive distributor for Prepara products in Canada
- 2007 - Swissmar launches e-commerce on website for the Swiss Military® Watches
- 2008 - Entered into a joint venture with Peugeot France to create PSP USA for the marketing, sales and distribution for the Peugeot brand in USA
- 2008 - Swissmar celebrate 25th anniversary
- 2009 - Swissmar opens Switzerland buying office, Swissmar AG
- 2009 - Source Intermarketing AG in Switzerland changes name to Swissmar AG
- 2009 - Swissmar launches Spachello™, innovative all in one sandwich/bagel knife
- 2010 - Amalgamation of Swiss Peak and Swissmar, under Swissmar Ltd.
- 2010 - Swissmar launches Borner V-Power in North America
- 2010 - Swissmar launches first Raclette with cast iron grill top
- 2011 - Swissmar launches own line of Mills
- 2011 - Swissmar becomes the exclusive distributor for Mastrad products in Canada
- 2012 - Swissmar opens warehouse in China to service international customers
- 2012 - Swissmar Swivel Raclette becomes finalist in IHA Innovation Award
- 2012 - Swissmar launches Swiss Curve™, the next generation in peelers
- 2013 - Swissmar launches new warehouse management system
- 2013 - Swissmar Swiss Curve™ wins Housewares Design Award for Best in Category, Gadgets and Kitchen Tools
- 2013 - Swissmar enters into licensing agreement with le Cordon Bleu Paris for exclusive brand of Made in France, oven to tableware products
- 2013 - Sold interest in PSP USA to Peugeot France
- 2013 - Swissmar launches new website
- 2014 - 2014 Swissmar partners with Shucker Paddy to introduce exclusive collection of Oyster Gear
- 2014 - Swissmar becomes the exclusive distributor for Nuance products in Canada
- 2017 - Swissmar becomes exclusive distributor for SCANPAN products in Canada.
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