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As the Negroni and spritz continue to gain ground in America, can aperitivo — the Italian cocktail hour when those drinks are featured — be far behind? We can only hope. Aperitivo is both the name for a category of drinks (a before-dinner beverage; aperitivo is the Italian word for aperitif, which we borrowed from the French) and the post-work...

E' stato recentemente firmato un accordo tra la Camera di commercio, industria, artigianato e agricoltura di Torino, il Centro Estero per l'internazionalizzazione del Piemonte e la "Detroit Regional Chamber", per la creazione di un "Help Desk" di supporto alle aziende piemontesi. Il servizio fornira' le informazioni e l'assistenza necessaria alle d...

ParkOhio (NASDAQ: PKOH) announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement with Milan, Italy based Star Capital SGR S.p.A. and other minority shareholders to acquire Saet S.p.A headquartered in Turin, Italy for approximately €18.4 million (approximately $22.9 million) in cash. The transaction is expected to close by December 22, 2014, s...

This important new space follows the opening of the Scavolini Soho Gallery in New York by Scavolini USA, in 2010, which is Manhattan's largest kitchen showroom to date, and the store inaugurated last September in Miami. The exclusive location—the world's widest building at the time of its inauguration in 1930—belonged the Kennedy family for many y...

Brembo's disc processing plant in Mapello, Italy has been awarded the General Motor's Supplier Quality Excellence Award for 2013, during an Opel/Vauxhall event. GM gives this award to suppliers who have excelled in the past 12 months for the highest quality standards in the automotive industry. Brembo, which has always focused on providing its cus...

by Tyrel Linkhorn   Even as Fiat Chrysler Automobiles looks to expand its valuable Jeep brand worldwide, a high-ranking executive from the the newly unified automaker said Tuesday the company remains committed to the brand's importance in Toledo and its history here.   "We recognize Toledo is the spiritual home of the Jeep," said Maur...

A summit to showcase the business and development opportunities that Toledo and Ohio can offer Italian companies began Monday night with community and business leaders promoting the area's strengths.   Speaking through a translator, Carol Contrada, president of the Lucas County Commissioners, welcomed the Italian visitors to the Glass City d...

From the street, the red brick Italian-style mansion at 658 Cambridge Blvd. SE looks nice enough for the well-to-do neighborhood.   But there is little to prepare you for the elegant grand hall that fills the heart of this Italian Renaissance mansion. Warm tile floors lead past carved walnut woodwork, built-in niches and hand-painted murals...

SME's Manufacturing Engineering Media and the Italian Trade Agency have partnered to produce Volume IX of its digital magazine — Machines Italia. This publication showcases machinery and technology that Italian providers can offer to North American manufacturers, ultimately helping these companies be more successful in the global marketplace. "Thr...

The La Macchina Moto Bell Car Show II is scheduled for Sept. 14 from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at RiverWoods golf course Akron. There is no admission fee to view the cars. This is an invitation only car show for registered vehicles. The show will include more than 300 antique cars, classic cars, muscle cars, exotic cars and custom vehicles.  ...

ROMA, 21 MAR - Volumec (Treviso, Italy) and ERI America (Lake Zurich, Illinois) have entered an exclusive distribution agreement.   ERI America will handle the sales and service of Volumec products in the North American market.   The Italian company manufactures drilling and tapping equipment, including the high-torque VT/VTS articula...

by Leon Bibb   In a little shop in Westlake, Ohio, the hands of Glenn DiMauro seem to never stop. He is surrounded by mountains of shoes of all types. One by one, his hands pick up items which have been on many hundreds of sets of feet.   DiMauro is a cobbler of extraordinary ability. So much so, he has been recognized by the Sho...