Italian firm producing artisan-made fabrics set up in 1984 in Lurate Caccivio in the province of Como. It has four lines of products: Serikos, a classic ready-to-wear line made using the traditional processes of the Como silk industry in natural bases, dyed threads, and Jacquard; Laboratorio Tessile which uses innovative materials for a more casual look; Serikos Sport, which specializes in working with the new generation of fibers, such as Tactel, Lycra, Strata, Diablo, acetates, polyesters, and viscose, with particular finishes such as waxing, oiling, fly-trap and other effects; and Neck-wear, which produces fabrics for ties.