Giovanni Battista Garavaglia,
founder of SILGA SPA, born in the Province of Milan.

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1935

Set up small start up business selling houseware items
in collaboration with brother David
.



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1940
Return from Russia Giovan Battista Garavaglia
open a retail shop with her wife Ester
in down town of Milano.

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1944
With brother David
start industrial production
of aluminium range
of houseware and kitchenware items.


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1946
“Tutto per la casa” company established in Milan.
The company’s aluminum houseware and kitchenware
items are distributed
in Italy and exported across Europe.



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1951
Well exported item at one time,
in USA market from the company.


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1952
Investment in the growth of the company
in Milan enables important export capabilities to
USA, Canada and South Africa.

A new and innovative material appears
on the World market: Stainless Steel.


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1961
The Garavaglia brothers begin to use this
innovative material buying new machinery for the
new technology in the manufacture of kitchen items.

1962
New houseware and home appliance company, GAMAR,
established by Giovanni Battista in Corsico
.

1966
Italian Award to the factory of Family Garavaglia
for efficiency and quality.


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1967
New houseware company,
SILGA sas established in Buccinasco
by Giovanni Battista and son Fulvio Garavaglia.


1969
SILGA sas receives important International Award from Belgium
customer PRIBA UNIC for quality and service in over
twenty years of collaboration with the Garavaglia family.


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1971
Family Garavaglia receives important award from the
Italian Distributors of stainless steel housewares,
for many years of collaboration.

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1973
Family Garavaglia embarks on joint venture
with the famous AMC International of ROTKREUZ (CH),
door to door distributor of a new cooking system with
a modern philosophy of nutrition.
This is the start of more than twenty years
of positive collaboration between Italy, Swiss and Germany.

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1974
Mr. Garavaglia receives Gold Mercury International Award,
“Mercurio d’Oro”, for quality and service.


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1975
INOX SILGA SPA embarks on a new joint venture with
AMC INTERNATIONAL CO.
for the production of tableware in stainless steel.


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1981

SILGA S.p.A. opens new production
premises in Rho for the manufacture of
catering and kitchenware in stainless steel.
The largest and most successful markets
are German and Austrian (FISSLER GMBH).

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1982
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1984
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1991
The Berlin Wall fell in 1989 creating new demand in
Eastern European emerging markets.
The factory and Warehouses in Buccinasco
are enlarged enabling SILGA
to successfully improve relationships with
new partners in Eastern European countries.


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2000
SILGA S.p.A. grows the business relation ship
with customers in Eastern European countries.



2007
SILGA begins an important business relationship with
new special partners in Eastern Europe.

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2010
Mercurio d'oro 2010

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2013
Industrial machinery in the Rho production premises renovated.

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