Updated on the 17-06-2013
1972 Formation of COUTIER SA, specialised in the production of plastic parts.
1989 COUTIER SA takes over MGI : MGI COUTIER is formed.
1991 > 1994 Start of international expansion in Spain, Turkey, and then in China.
1994 Floated on the French Stock Exchange (Paris- Eurolist).
1994 > 1998 Pursuit of International growth (Tunisia, Argentina, and Brazil) and trengthening of activity in France (through acquisitions and internal growth).
1998 The group improves itself with a new organisational structure based around product lines (Divisions).
2000 With the arrival of the new millennium, MGI COUTIER equips itself with management tool SAP to enable better control over its 12 French sitesas well as its 9 subsidiaries based around the world, and to deliver the best level of service to customers.
2004 The group is established in India and Iran through 2 joint ventures.
2005 Production area is doubled - in Turkey (new site) and in Brazil(extension)
2006 Development in Eastern Europe following the creation of a site in Romania.
2008 Start of partnerships with the two south korean companies SHA and SPL.
2010 Increase in importance of the Indian JV with the construction of an additional site near New Delhi
2011 Strengthening of the tooling control with the buying-out of the mould manufacturer DEPLANCHE and major external growth operation due to the acquisition of the automotive equipment manufacturer AVON AUTOMOTIVE in the United-States