1947: Creation of Quinette SA
1953: Invention of the central pedestal concept
1955: Refurbishment of the Paris Opéra Garnier
1960: First export sales
1970: Merger with Gallay SA / Creation of Quinette Gallay
2007: Exclusive supplier for the Qatar National Convention Centre (8000 leather chairs)
2010: Launch of the Premium range
2014: Creation of Quinette Gallay Renaissance, subsidiary of Kotobuki Europe.
2015: Refocused strategy on performing art centres, conference halls, cinemas and introducing for the French market our Lecture Hall seating range.
2016: Introduction of our new range of Lecture Theatre seating.
2019: First project with the Avos chair, an elegant multipurpose chair suitable for retractable platforms
2020: Move to more central offices in Paris. Continued expansion of dealer network, including in the USA and Australia
2021: Opening of new showroom in the Paris office.