The modern-day company.

A dynamic industrial centre and benchmark for quality ceramics, symbol of Made in Italy around the world and a global player in the industry. Cooperativa Ceramica d’Imola operates on the market with three separate trading brands: Imola, LaFaenza and Leonardo.

Doing business. For more than 149 years.

Integrated handling of the entire production chain is one of our successful factors.

Made in Italy.

The company headquarters is based in the city where it was founded. An attractive, well tended presentation site.

3 production plants.

A surface area covering more than 1,000,000 m2 within 20 km of Cooperativa Ceramica d’Imola's headquarters.


Over 3,000 m2 of ceramic exhibits where tradition and recorded history combine with contemporary architectural features.

The historic museum.

Located in an eighteenth century glassworks, originally the company headquarters from 1874 onwards, this building is home to more than 149 years of history.

Quite another story, our story.

More than 149 years of beauty, creativity and excellent quality. A priceless heritage accumulated over the years on this unique journey, with the utmost respect for workplaces and the people who labour in them every day, driven by a passion and desire for progress.

The beginning.

22 June 1874: the Cooperativa Ceramica d’Imola was founded.

Our achievements.

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.

Present day.

Since 1874, Cooperativa Ceramica d’imola has been a benchmark in the ceramics sector, a fact that it owes to a unique blend of tradition and innovation that is still a trademark of international excellence. Products that are always able to interpret the needs of the market. Products that are unique because they are the result of a real passion for ceramics.

New challenges.

A past that has already made the history of ceramics; a future of economic, productive and human progress still to be written. A proud look towards the future.