Great is the tradition of the lots of Enterprises operating in Comoís Province always at Top Levels. Since the early1800 our territory has always been pointed out as one of the main industrial and crafts district where the raw material of Silk used to undergo to such artistic transformations and nobilitation before it can reach the high quality of manufactured in Como Silk, which are well known all over the world and are nowadays a great part of the present Fashion System.
Brands, Firms and Factories of excellence are spred out in the Lario region dealing with a wide range of products: prestigious is the Wood district of Cantý and Brianza, specialized in both modern Furniture and Home Design and in traditional Artistic Furniture; several modern Shipyards are active mainly in central Lake Como for construction of Boats and Motorboats and there are also classic boat Shipyard for repairing luxury wooden or fibreglass motor yachts. Centennial is the tradition of Cantý Laces: this typical and antique embroidery is a tradition handed on by womens, from generation to generation. Near Lecco, the blade and knive- craftsmen of the past have turned into the best modern factories of professional and sports blades, scuba diving and trekking knives as well as of artistic and collectorís knives.
The Food and countryfarm typical Products of Lario are all a nice production, and you can find it in the best Gastronomy shops or directly at the Producers. Thatís true about the most required Missoltini, a specialty of preserved fish, and also about Olive Oil from the olive groves of the mild central lake, squeezed from olive cultivar planted here in the Roman Age. The Mountain Honey of the Lario Triangle along with several kinds of cheese are a bit easier to be found in most of the shops.
Along with the strategic location of Lake Como at the feet of the Alps between the Mediterranean and the north Europe regions, the above mentioned are only a few of the characteristics which have made the Lario region so attractive and typical both for Business and Tourism, and have contributed to its present success and enhancement as one of the most developed areas of north Italy.