Cooperativa Ceramica d'Imola is founded. The start of a lasting passion for the material, hard work, ingenuity and innovation. The beliefs openly declared by Giuseppe Bucci, the cooperative’s founding father, in various statutes and in the Pact of Brotherhood signed by the original members . A story that the oldest manufacturing and work cooperative in Italy has lived as a protagonist in the worldwide markets since the end of the 1800's, achieving great fame in the early decades of the 1900's. Record exports followed, thanks to the progressive growth of the plants and production capacity.