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).
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.
Plast - the most durable clothes dryer in history – is born. This clothes dryer is still produced today.
Jolly - the best-selling X-legged clothes dryer in the world - is born
The millionth Jolly is produced for the first time.
Easy – the first shopping trolley of its kind – is born
The logo takes on a vertical format
Gimi patents Nytrogen Technology, the first innovation making resin clothes dryers extra-resistant
Perla – the only bend and twist resistant resin clothes dryer – is born
Tempo – the strongest aluminium clothes dryer on the market – is born
Tris – the shopping trolley for climbing stairs – is born
Dinamik – the first extendable clothes dryer for sheets and tablecloths – is born
Brezza – the clothes dryer for the balcony with strong and innovative arms – is born
Gimi products are sold across all of Italy’s large distribution chains.
Prestige – the most imitated ironing board in Europe – is born.
Gimi appears on TV for the first time
Gimi products are distributed in its 80th country abroad: Mexico
Advance – the first ironing board with an extension for sheets and tablecloths – is born
The Gimi brand celebrates its 40th anniversary
Gimi arrives in India
Gimi arrives in Asia and Japan