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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...

Italy-based Magneti Marelli Holding USA officially opened its 100,000 square foot exhaust system manufacturing plant located in Independence Township, Michigan.   The plant located in suburban Detroit is the first Michigan manufacturing facility for Magneti Marelli, whose North American headquarters is in nearby Auburn Hills. Employing 75 pe...

Il Mercato Italiano, The Italian Market, is open in the Advance Business & Manufacturing Center, 2701 Larsen Road. The business is an online retailer of imported Italian foods, including extra virgin olive oils, balsamic vinegars, pastas, sauces, holiday cakes and more. Il Mercato Italiano's fulfillment center is in Advance, from where orders a...

This month we highlight the distinguished career of a bright young man from our community, Michael E. Matarazzo, a dynamic professional in the financial field. Michael has a wealth of educational and professional experience, presently serving as a Regional Vice President of Nationwide Financial.   No small feat for such a young person. In th...

By Francesca Bezzone Most of you probably know him better as "Chef Boyardee," the name and face behind a popular brand of Italian style canned foods. Established in 1928 in Cleveland, Ohio, by brothers Ettore, Mario and Paul, "Chef Boyardee" (spelled phonetically to help Americans with the pronunciation of the Italian surname) came to be after cus...

Italian Cultural Institute of ChicagoTuesday, October 27, 2015 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (CDT)Chicago, IL A conversation with Massimo Iosa Ghini, Mario Cuccinella and Aldo Cibic about their experiences and challenges in the application of sustainability of today. This event is presented in collaboration with the Italian Trade Agency, Confindust...

French & Italian: Assistant Professor of Italian to teach undergraduate courses in Italian; advise students; maintain an active research program; participate in study abroad program; provide service to the university and profession.   Require: Ph.D. or equivalent in hand by August 2015, possess native or near-native fluency in Italian. D...

La Camera di Commercio Italiana Americana di Chicago ha il piacere di annunciare il programma delle attività per l'anno 2016   Truly Italian, 18-19 MaggioTruly Italian e' l'evento più importante del Midwest degli USA ideato per veicolare il valore delle produzioni agroalimentari italiane autentiche. L'evento consisterà in una due g...