Mr Franco Fassi

August 2019

Fairwell, innovator

It is with great sadness that we share the news of the loss of our founder, Mr Franco Fassi, who passed away suddenly last week.

Mr Fassi was still going into work every day at age 89 & it was usual to see him walking through production whenever we visited the factory with our dealers & customers. 

He started FASSI in 1965 & over the following decades he built it into a global business, with dealers on five continents & sales in 62 countries. 

On the occasion of our 50th anniversary, in 2015, Mr Fassi reflected on half a century of determination, innovation & courage:

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