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Jim Milano, of Milano Monuments, and Trevor Behm, of Behm Monument & Granite Company, announced that Behm has joined Milano's family of companies. Behm's two locations, in Geneva and Madison, have become Milano affiliates.   "We're very excited to join forces with Behm Monument & Granite Company," says Milano. "They have a long histo...

Simona Faroni, co-owner of G.S. Gelato & Desserts, a manufacturer of authentic Italian gelato and sorbet, received the 2016 Enterprising Women of the Year award by Enterprising Women Magazine. This award is widely considered one of the most prestigious recognition programs for women business owners.   To win, nominees must demonstrate th...

The Italian Evening@Pack Expo, to be held on 7 November, will host the presentation of an exclusive study conducted by Euromonitor on the opportunities offered by the US market   Pack Expo International, a leading international event in the field of processing and packaging to be held in Chicago from 6 to 9 November is the next promotional s...

Men's fashion is having a moment — make that a week — in Chicago. On Wednesday Italian menswear brand Ermenegildo Zegna drew a well-tailored crowd, including Chicago Blackhawks Patrick Sharp, Michael Kostka and Brandon Bollig, to a celebration of its redesigned and expanded store at 645 N. Michigan Ave.   On Thursday, another Italian master...

Il Gruppo Maire Tecnimont ha firmato un memorandum of understanding con Cronus Chemicals, Llc per un contratto Epc di realizzazione di un nuovo impianto di ammoniaca e urea, situato a Tuscola, in Illinois.   Il valore delle attivita' di engineering, procurement e construction (Epc) sara' pari a circa 1,5 miliardi di dollari, a seguito dell'e...

1-12 Maggio: Food Wine Expo. Quarta edizione della fiera business to business dedicata ai prodotti agroalimentari Italiani. Nei due giorni di programma le ditte Italiane partecipanti avranno l'occasione di condurre incontri commerciali con i principali importatori, distributori, ristoranti, supermercati, GDO e negozi di nicchia del Midwest degli St...

What color drone would you like with your new car? That could be a dealer's question if a group of Wayne State University students working with drone developer Skypersonic LLC and other companies have their way.   Nearly 20 college students are working on a drone-car prototype that could communicate with each other to show camera images...

by David Witter What do you get when you mix an Italian kid from Baltimore with classical music, Motown and jazz and add a little marinara sauce on the side? Timoteo Camponeschi, better known as Slim Manicotti, aka Slim Man. A singer, songwriter, instrumentalist, cook, author, TV personality and all around Renaissance man, Camponeschi has recorde...

THE BIOTECH SECTOR IN ITALY: A GROWING AND PROMISING REALITY Vigorous growth and an excellent innovation capacity. These are the principal characteristics of the Italian biotech sector. In view of the tender age of this industry such characteristics are, in some respects, very surprising. Thanks to them, Italy has managed to meet a challenge that...

by Ilaria Visentini   Every year, the Bomporto (Modena) plant of Chicago-based bakery East Balt processes 14,000 tons of wheat, 60% of which come from local crops. The wheat then gets turned into some 200 million sandwiches served by McDonald's in their 520 restaurants throughout Italy.   "Our goal is now to take that 60% up to 100% a...

La Camera di Commercio Italiana Americana di Chicago annuncia TOURISM EXPO 2015. L'evento di promozione del turismo italiano più importante del Midwest degli USA. In collaborazione con l'Associazione Americana dei Tour Operator ITPC (Italian Travel Promotion Council). Chicago, 26-27 Ottobre 2015   Tourism Expo e...

An Italian maker of molds for the plastics industry is investing $17.6 million in the area and plans to create 109 jobs in the process.   San Polo di Piave, Italy-based INglass-HRSFlow recently agreed to terms with NAI Wisinski of West Michigan to purchase land to make hot-runner systems for plastic injection molding in Byron Center Township...