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Italian manufacturer PA S.p.A. is opening its first-ever location in the United States this fall. But it won’t be in a big city on the East Coast or West Coast. It will be in the Minneapolis suburb of Bloomington, which will serve as its North American headquarters. The company produces high pressure accessories. The U.S. is the company’s biggest m...

Italian Design Day 2021 The Future of Creativity: Design Itineraries between Italy and the USA Thursday July 8 2021, 11.30 CT The Italian Cultural Institute of Chicago, the Consulate General of Italy in Chicago, the Department of Architecture at the University of Florence, and the College of Architecture at Illinois Institute of Technology present...

Capri Communities’ newest community in Milwaukee’s historic Italian-American neighborhood cost $28.9 million — but the price tag on the land was just $1. St. Rita Square, a 118-unit building offering independent living, assisted living and memory care, opened in July 2020 and occupancy is currently at 70% and climbing, Founder and Principal Jim Tar...

An Italian company expects to create more than 230 new jobs in Hamilton County by the end of 2025 with a new plant producing pre-sterilized syringes and vials for pharmaceutical companies, state officials said Wednesday. Stevanato Group, based in Piombino Dese, Italy, expects to invest up to $145 million to build and equip a manufacturing plant of...

The Salvino Wealth Management Team has hung out its own shingle, launching Performance Wealth in January. The independent registered investment advisor manages $2.2 billion in client assets and will operate out of offices in Hinsdale, Illinois; Naples, Florida; and San Diego. The team’s mission is to “create detailed financial plans and investment...

Talented teens and young adults tend to view themselves as invincible. Even when they suffer a major setback or two, they often emerge humbler but still immensely confident. But what happens to a star athlete and corporate wunderkind who gets sidelined not once, but four times by serious health issues? In the case of Chris Bordoni, the answer defie...

Italian fine jewelry brand Pomellato has relocated its Chicago boutique to a space inside 37 Oak St., a historic building in the city’s tony Gold Coast neighborhood. (Fun fact: The neighborhood is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.)  Nathalie Diamantis, CEO and president of Pomellato Group Americas, says the move—which coincides wi...

The chocolate giant behind Nutella and Fannie May on Thursday announced plans to build a chocolate factory in Bloomington, Illinois, its first in North America. New Jersey-based Ferrero North America, part of the Italian candy company Ferrero Group, said it will invest $75 million to expand its existing production facility in Bloomington, where it...

Judge Regina A. Scannicchio has ascended to the presidency of the Justinian Society of Lawyers. Under normal circumstances, she would officially take the helm at the organization’s installation and awards gala in September, but the event has been postponed until further notice due to the coronavirus. Joining Scannicchio as officers are First Vice P...

Lovers of fast Italian sportscars and fine jewelry will gather at James Free Jewelers in Cincinnati, Ohio on Saturday, September 12 for “Ferrari Cruise-In VI.” The annual event is presented in cooperation with the Ferrari Club of America (FCA) - Ohio Chapter. Club members will display Ferrari automobiles in James Free Jewelers’ parking lot, while a...

Chicago plaintiff’s lawyer Antonio M. Romanucci has joined civil rights attorney Benjamin Crump in representing the family of George Floyd, whose death last week sparked nationwide protests against police brutality. Romanucci — a founding partner at Romanucci & Blandin and the current president of the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association — stood at a...

INOX Market Service will invest $15 million to establish its North American headquarters in Delaware County, IN, creating up to 101 jobs by the end of 2024. The Padua, Italy-based company, which has operations in Europe, Mexico and India, will launch INOX Market North America (IMNA) and construct and equip a 139,800-square-foot facility in Muncie....