Coleman's journey started with the invention of the first portable, gas-powered lantern, casting light on the inaugural evening of American football games. As the world plunged into the second World War, their camping stoves played a pivotal role, transforming the way allied soldiers dined in the field. The 1950s marked another milestone as they revolutionised outdoor experiences with cooler manufacturing. Over the ensuing decades, they expanded their offerings to include tents, sleeping bags, lighting, and beyond, continually shaping and enhancing the outdoor experience for enthusiasts worldwide.