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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...

In 1527 his arm was smashed by rioters. In 1991 a man attacked his toe with a hammer. Now, however, Michelangelo's David has suffered arguably his greatest indignity to date.   To the horror of many in the Italian cultural establishment, the world-famous marble statue has been pictured in an advertisement cradling not a slingshot but an Amer...

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...