Story

Story

1970

1970

An entrepreneur from Italy’s Veneto region comes up with the name for his company producing camping and leisure equipment (deckchairs, foldable chairs and tables), by combining the first letters of his eldest son’s name (Gianni Miola).

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1971

1971

The company logo depicts a man projected towards the future, with such a modern choice of font, layout and colour that it’s still up-to-date even today.

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1975

1975

Plast - the most durable clothes dryer in history – is born. This clothes dryer is still produced today.

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1985

1985

Jolly - the best-selling X-legged clothes dryer in the world - is born

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1990

1990

The millionth Jolly is produced for the first time.

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1994

1994

Easy – the first shopping trolley of its kind – is born

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1995

1995

The logo takes on a vertical format

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1996

1996

Gimi patents Nytrogen Technology, the first innovation making resin clothes dryers extra-resistant

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1997

1997

Perla – the only bend and twist resistant resin clothes dryer – is born

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1998

1998

Tempo – the strongest aluminium clothes dryer on the market – is born

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1999

1999

Tris – the shopping trolley for climbing stairs – is born

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2001

2001

Dinamik – the first extendable clothes dryer for sheets and tablecloths – is born

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2002

2002

Brezza – the clothes dryer for the balcony with strong and innovative arms – is born

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2004

2004

Gimi products are sold across all of Italy’s large distribution chains.

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2005

2005

Prestige – the most imitated ironing board in Europe – is born.

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2008

2008

Gimi appears on TV for the first time

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2009

2009

Gimi products are distributed in its 80th country abroad: Mexico

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2010

2010

Advance – the first ironing board with an extension for sheets and tablecloths – is born

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2010

2010

The Gimi brand celebrates its 40th anniversary

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2011

2011

Gimi arrives in India

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2012

2012

Gimi arrives in Asia and Japan

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