Napoleon develops new corporate Mission, Vision and Values, celebrates 40 year corporate anniversary.
The industry’s first eFire app was developed for fireplaces. Napoleon begins manufacturing central air conditioners.
Napoleon continues to grow, building a 270,000 sq. ft. Logistics Centre.
Napoleon ventured into the HVAC market, developing the only high efficiency gas furnaces Made in Canada. The Hybrid wood burning furnaces were introduced, with optional gas, oil and electric add-ons.
Wolf Steel USA expanded their production and warehouse space. Napoleon’s grill division added European offices and logistics centres.
A factory in China was built, 100% owned and operated by Napoleon.
The name Timberwolf was resurrected for a new line of wood burning stoves.
High-end gas grills and outdoor products were introduced. The Manhattan was unveiled, the world’s first combination electric/gas fireplace. Napoleon added phase 3 of 3 of its warehouse.
Offices and a warehouse complex were opened in Montreal, Quebec.
Napoleon opened a new production and distribution centre in Crittenden, Kentucky. Prestige II series grills were successfully introduced.
The 1st of 3 phases of Napoleon’s corporate expansion was built.
The Continental brand of fireplaces was developed.
A Wolf Steel USA Distribution Centre was founded. The industry’s first convenient hinged door for direct
vent gas fireplaces was introduced.
Napoleon Appliance Corporation was born to manufacture gas grills. The President’s Lifetime Warranty was established and ISO quality designation was obtained.
Porcelain technologies, an enameling company, was established in Mississauga, Ontario.
Napoleon introduces gas fireplaces and wood burning EPA stoves, increasing the company’s competitive edge in the marketplace.
Wood burning zero clearance masonry fireplaces and custom Dynasty glass doors were added to the product line.
Napoleon expanded from Ontario into Quebec and Western Canada.
The Napoleon name was born. The industry’s first single cast iron door with a Pyroceram high temperature ceramic glass and air wash system were created.
Wolf Steel Ltd. was born. The first two Timberwolf wood burning stoves were made.
Ingrid and Wolfgang started a steel/railing fabrication business in their two-car garage.