Attilio Monzio Compagnoni is the founder and current administrator of Emaylum Italia srl. He was born in Bergamo (Italy) in 1947 and graduated as an expert in industrial plant and machinery. He was initially in charge of maintenance, development and construction of manufacturing plants for enamel, frits and pigments in a German multinational company. Two decades later, he was employed in an English multinational company as factory manager and was responsible for enamel production for 12 years. During this period, he developed and launched a full range of enamels for metal and niche products for glass and ceramics. At the end of this experience, in 1999, he became an entrepreneur and founded a new factory together with a German multinational corporation; the new company has made a name for itself both in Italy and abroad as a leader in specialized non-standard enamels, both for aesthetic-perspective and technical characteristics. Since 2017 Attilio Compagnoni acquires all the shares, becoming the administrator of the new company Emaylum Italia srl.
Thanks to his long experience in the field of enamel research, he has spoken at many national and international Congresses. Some of his articles have been published in the magazine “Smalto Porcellanato” of C.I.S.P. and he co-authored the book “Enamel and Design. The potential of enamelled materials“ with Prof. Stefano Rossi from the University of Trent, published by Fausto Lupetti Editore.
Here you can find a few articles by Attilio Compagnoni:
- Enamel and Design. The potential of enamelled materials in design applications. Research paper for the 22nd International Enamellers Institute Congress in Cologne, Germany (2012).
- Reduction or elimination of vanadium in enamel for aluminium. Research paper for the 21st International Enamellers Institute Congress in Shanghai, China (2008).
- The enamelling of aluminium with a high content of magnesium. Research paper for the 20th International Enamellers Institute Congress in Istanbul, Turkey (2005).