A history that may last forever


1913 and 1915 – Davide and Battista Garavaglia were born in Inveruno, a small town north of Milan.
1937 – Battista marries Ester Ghirardelli in Milan, where for several years he runs a housewares store on viale Coni Zugna, on the corner of via Savona, which still exists today.
1950 – The Garavaglia brothers expand their business and begin producing aluminium household appliances and open the Garavaglia brothers’ EVERYTHING FOR THE HOME business via Solari, Milan.
1953 – Construction of the new Milan headquarters at 68 via Stendhal, where they acquire major Italian and international clients, including Standa, Priba in Belgium, Nouvelle Gallerie in France, Vroom, and Dressmann in the Netherlands, or Woolworth in the UK.
1955 – due to its rapid growth, the company moves again from Milan to Corsico at via Carducci 8 and changes its business form to – “ALL ITEMS FOR THE HOME SNC.”
The turn of the 1950s and 1960s – The Garavaglia brothers begin manufacturing stainless steel goods. Italy is experiencing an economic boom, and family-run handicraft manufactures are expanding on an industrial scale.


1965 – Davide Garavaglia, the older of the brothers, dies prematurely. His son, Ennio, co-manages the company with his uncle, Battista.
1967 – the SILGA brand is established. Meanwhile, Battista’s young, educated son, Fulvio Garavaglia, joins the business.
1970 – the establishment of ICIT Srl and launching of business activity in Buccinasco.
The 1970’s – further dynamic development and first international business partnerships, including the Fissler Group Germany and the Swiss AMC International marketing group. Launching modern and automated production lines.
1981 – construction of a production hall dedicated to HORECA products in Mazzo di Rho.
1983 – the co-founder of the company, Battista Garavaglia, passes away. 36-year-old Fulvio takes over the firm’s business management.
1990 – meeting with Milan Jankovic and the beginning of an over 20 year-long cooperation with the ZEPTER International brand.


The 1990’s – sale of the “ALL ITEMS FOR THE HOME” brand and splitting the AMC, SILGA, and FISSLER brands. Development and introduction of SILGA EKOLOGA stainless steel cookware for waterless cooking and fat-free frying and the Syncro-Clik pressure cooker lid. The SYNKRON brand patents the Magic Harmony container.
1992 – the start of cooperation with the Rösle brand owned by Marktoberdorf in Oberallgau, Bavaria. Marketing of the SILGA TEKNIKA stainless steel cookware line and expansion into the German market together with Öffene Küche.
1995 – the EUROSILGA and EUROELLE lines for the HORECA industry in cooperation with the Fissler Group enjoy great success in the HORECA sector in Germany and Austria.
The turn of the 1990s and 2020s – expansion into the Asian markets and presenting offerings at trade shows in Seoul, Hong Kong, and Tokyo, concluded with new contracts in Asia. Launching a partnership with the Tramontina brand and exporting Silga products to the Americas with customers in Brazil, the United States, and Canada.


2000 – Launching cooperation with the Philipiak brand in Poland, which, due to its founder Tomasz Filipiak’s dynamic efforts, became the region’s leader in direct sales within a few years.
2010 – Further development of cooperation with the Philipiak brand results in its acquisition of part of the shares in the Italian factory. The Garavaglia and Filipiak families get united in the production of top-quality cookware to secure further expansion and global growth.
2021 – After 37 years of managing the SILGA business, Fulvio Garavaglia decides to sell his shares to the Filipiak family as a guarantor of loyalty to the tradition and business principles of the founders while planning its further development in the new environment.

Italian style in the cooking system