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The ICE-Italian Trade Agency (www.ice.gov.it) is the government organization which promotes the internationalization of the Italian companies, in line with the strategies of the Ministry for Economic Development and of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation. ITA provides information, support and advice to Italian and foreign...

Sofidel, an Italian manufacturer of tissue paper, broke ground Friday on a $360 million investment that will include construction of a facility that will support 300 jobs. “Sofidel will build here a new modern, integrated plant to serve the south-central and central-western areas of this great country, where we have been operating since 2012,” Luig...

While most of us can only dream about owning a Lamborghini, the Italian sports car maker believes more Austinites than ever will be purchasing their high-ticket vehicles. That is why the company decided to invest in a dealership here in Austin — recently opening where the Ferrari dealership used to be on North Lamar Boulevard near 42nd Street. For...

Sheppard Air Force Base enjoyed a visit this week from Italian Defense representatives. H.E. Armando Varricchio, ambassador to Italy, traveled to the U.S. with Italian Consul General Elena Sgarbi and Italian Defense Attaché Lieutenant General Luca Goretti. Varricchio has served as the ambassador of Italy to Washington since 2016. Prior to this posi...

It was Giorgetti's sexy Progetti chair that introduced Jerry Hooker and Jacob Sudhoff to one of Italy's finest makers of leather-and-wood furniture: Giorgetti. At the time, the men thought it was an attractive chair that would fit into their modern design aesthetic with its tall, white leather back and sleek wooden legs. On a trip to Italy they vis...

Two large retail developments, one including an Italian-themed village, are headed to Georgetown at Interstate 35 and Texas 29. Wolf Lakes Village is a proposed 164-acre retail/residential community with arched bridges, a plaza, three lakes and a wedding chapel planned for the northwest corner of the highways’ intersection. It also will feature cor...

At the annual Next Generation Suborbital Researchers Conference, Virgin Galactic and the Italian Space Agency (Agenzia Spaziale Italiana, ASI) announced that they had signed a Letter of Intent under which ASI would secure a full suborbital flight on Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo. ASI’s spaceflight mission is planned to take place in 2019 at Spacep...

Founder of Progresso, Giuseppe Uddo, arrived in New Orleans in 1907. One of the success stories of the French Quarter is Progresso. The soup label started as a produce company in what was then called Little Palermo. Giuseppe Uddo came to New Orleans with his wife from Sicily. Uddo went to work for his brother-in-law’s food import business. When his...

We couldn’t have been more thrilled when we received the news from Rome last week: Of the 75 Italian Chambers of Commerce throughout the world, the IACC Texas (the Italy-America Chamber of Commerce Texas, headquartered in Houston) is now ranked in the TOP 10! We jumped from number 26 to number 9 in just three years! And what’s more, the IACC Texas...

Italian molder and potter Stefano Barbieri will be visiting Duncan Wednesday, Nov. 8 to demonstrate his craft. Barbieri will be representing Vietri, America’s largest importer of handcrafted ceramics at Distinctive Decor from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday afternoon. Barbieri got his artistic start in a factory in 1994, where he worked as a hand molder...

- 2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio named “Crossover of Texas” and “Luxury Crossover of Texas” and took home “Most Drives” honor- All Stelvio models feature a perfect 50/50 weight distribution, class-leading power and performance and an eight-speed automatic transmission with available steering column-mounted aluminum paddle shifters with gear shifts in less...

The Italy-America Chamber of Commerce Texas reopened this morning (Thursday, August 31) as Houston gets back on its feet following unprecedented rainfall and flooding over the last week. Even as an estimated 30 percent of the city remains under water as of Thursday morning, flood waters have receded in much of the affected area as of this morning....