The company is established by Zaffiro Borgomanero in the borough of Albino in Italy, with the name of ‘Z. Borgomanero & C’. A year later the company reaches 40 mechanical weaving looms and 44 workers.
The company is awarded a bronze medal at the Industrial Exhibition of Turin, an important recognition for the quality of its shirting fabrics.
The count goes up to 107 looms and 90 workers.
Borgomanero’s nephew, Giovanni Albini, takes the lead of the company as well as the role of the President of the Bergamo Chamber of Commerce.