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by Nick Manes   An Italian auto supplier plans to invest in new capacity by adding a West Michigan, MiBiz has learned. INglass Group SpA, a San Polo di Piave, Italy-based supplier of molds for translucent plastic products such as tail light covers, has acquired undeveloped land on 74th Street in Byron Center to build a 105,000-square-fo...

If Italian family traditions begin at home, then so, too, should Italian family business ventures. While Lewis Affetto was only 16, he helped his father, Bernard, with tax work he did out of their residence in Chicago’s Galewood neighborhood.   “I’d do bookkeeping for family businesses and some simple tax returns,” recalls Lewis Affetto, who...

Now in its 23rd year, the Ceramics of Italy Tile Competition is proud to announce six outstanding projects that wholly represent the competition's goal of honoring commendable use of Italian tile in North American architecture and design.   Sponsored by Confindustria Ceramica (the Italian Association of Ceramics) and the Italian Trade Commis...

June 16, 2015 - Tuesday 3:00 PMThe Hancock Observatory - 875 N Michigan - Chicago, Illinois 60611Advanced level of Italian Language is required in order to attend this course START DATE: Tuesday June 16 until Aug 25, @ 3,30pm-5,00pm - 10 WEEKS COURSE (Note: The week 29/6-5/7 there are no classes)   This course is designed for...

Supporting culture and the arts is part of Salvatore Ferragamo's DNA, and the Italian luxury house hosted a cocktail reception at its Michigan Avenue store last week to celebrate the upcoming 606 project.   The 606, named after the telephone area code all Chicagoans share, will convert unused urban space along the city's east-west Bloomingda...

Today, leading home furnishings destination Crate and Barrel, announces the debut of its partnership with renowned Italian designer, architect, art director and interior designer Paola Navone.   The first of three planned collections designed by Paola Navone, exclusively for Crate and Barrel, will consist of more than 140 items across multip...

By Henry Foy   Fiat-Chrysler is leaning heavily towards a new US headquarters and public listing, its chief executive has suggested, as the newly-combined carmaker eyes New York capital markets. Fiat took full control of Chrysler in a long-awaited buyout announced on New Year's day, creating the world's seventh-largest carmaker by sales, wi...

Nell'ambito delle azioni promozionali a sostegno del comparto delle biotecnologie, l'ICE - Agenzia, in collaborazione con l'associazione di categoria Assobiotec, organizza una partecipazione collettiva alla BIO International Convention, che avrà luogo a Chicago, presso il centro fieristico McCormick Place dal 22 al 25 aprile 2013.

The Director of the Italian Cultural Institute in ChicagoSilvio Marchettiis pleased to invite you to the all-day presentation   The Robotic Challenge: a Dream for Better Medicine. A Contribution from the Italian and American Culture   on Friday, June 14th from 8:30 am to 5:00 pmItalian Cultural Institute500 North Michigan Avenue, Suit...

The Italian Trade Agency (ITA) today announced that Prime Minister Matteo Renzi will make his first official visit to Chicago on March 30, 2016. The visit by the Italian head of state will focus on Italian manufacturers in the Midwest at the ITA's i3 Forum=Impact. Innovate. Integrate. at the University of Chicago's Gleacher Center.   The U.S...

The Maserati approach to automotive engineering has been articulated as a synthesis of elegance and attitude for 100 years. Now continuing that tradition in northeastern Illinois, the Italian automaker is serving clients with an intelligent expression of all-wheel drive on behalf of Chicagoland's climate challenges.   Powered by a twin-turbo...

As fashion designer Maria Pinto describes it, she was born in a little Italian village just outside of Chicago's Chinatown. She always knew she wanted to design; it was a natural gift. What she had to learn is navigating the ups and downs of the business of fashion.   This year, Maria Pinto celebrates 25 years in fashion and she is not slowi...