Production of buttons and fashion accessories in natural materials such as galalith, horn, corozo and bone, in addition of course to polyester imitations.
The "By Michelangelo" button factory was born in Florence in 1968.
The founder decided almost immediately to move the headquarters to Empoli, which in those years was developing to become the most important production center in Tuscany in the clothing sector.
From the outset, the company has specialized in the production of buttons and accessories in natural materials such as galalith, horn, corozo and bone, in addition of course to polyester imitations.
In the early 1980s he perfected the production of the zamak snap button, hitting what in the following years will be the market trend.
The By Michelangelo Button Factory was founded in 1968 in Florence and began the production of buttons and accessories in galalith and polyester.
The processing of the corozo and the horn begins.
The company moved to Empoli in order to better support the rapidly growing outerwear district
Thanks to the collaboration with a Florentine company, new solutions are developed for the industrial production of zamak press buttons and jeans.
Opening of a new store in Signa through which other geographical areas are served (and in particular the manufacturers of men's suits in the Arezzo area).
The founder decides to sell the company to its current ownership.
The introduction of turned and pantographed brass processing enriches the range of high quality items.
The activity of the leather goods department begins for the production of zip pulls, coated buckles, laces and belts in fine leathers.
The leather goods are expanded and moved to a new building, modern production technologies are introduced.
Acquisition of the equipment for the production of woven leather buttons from the historic Bottonpelle button factory in Empoli.
The processes are carried out both with the aid of modern technologies and with expert craftsmen with decades of experience.