Demeyere is located in Herentals near Antwerp in the heart of Belgium and founded in 1908. Demeyere has specialized in the production of high quality, state of the art, top-end stainless steel cookware in a wide variety of products and range. The only producer to make cookware specifically to suit different cooking methods. Each cookware piece is designed for different technological requirement which are quite different for boiling, frying, stirring and slow cooking. Therefore, the construction of each type needs to have a different technology application. Demeyere is ideal for induction stoves, and is completely oven safe which means it can be used with gas, electric, ceramic or halogen stovetops. Sirocco was designed by Koen De Winter, whose work is exhibited in the New York MOMA. The revolutionary patented InductoSeal base is made of 7 different alloys. An encapsulated copper disk guarantees an optimal distribution of heat and provides a heat conducting surface that is 33% larger than a traditional base. The welded capsule also provides additional safety in case of strong overheating and is more hygienic as no water, fat or dirt can penetrate into the base. Lid available separately #31524.