During the 1990s, engineers in chemistry Marie-Claude de Billy and her partner Andrew Reddyhoff invented the plastic called Croslite which is used to make Crocs.
Marie-Claude de Billy explains that the sandal is molded with plastic foam. The material used has the advantage of being very light, resistant and antibacterial.
Créations Foam, which was created in 1995, wishes to develop unique products with unique materials.
In 2004, a group of businessmen from Colorado decided to acquire the invention of the Quebec company to give it an international marketing plan.
On October 12, 2007 on the show C'est ça la vie, researcher Rachel Dugas interviews passers-by on the street in Gatineau to ask them what they think des Crocs.