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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...

The Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership announced today that Dale Buuck, vice president of business development, will be traveling to Germany, Switzerland and Italy later this month.   The trip is intended to promote Northeast Indiana to European companies who have an interest in establishing operations in the Midwest and introducing Nort...

Italian jewelry company Buccellati is launching its Opera collection in the U.S. with a series of events. Unveiled last July in Paris, Opera is a line of gold bracelets, necklaces, chokers, rings and earrings that targets a younger audience compared to the brand's one-of-a kind upscale creations. "For this launch we wanted to team up with loc...

Emerging Italian production players Wildside and Indiana have joined forces to form Inside, a new outfit dedicated to luring foreign productions to Italy where a flurry of international shoots is starting to flock, including MGM's "Ben Hur" and upcoming James Bond pic "Spectre."   The new company, a first for Italy, is being conceived as a "...

by Marco Valsania   Italian companies took center stage yesterday at the FMI Connect, one of the leading food and beverage B2B fairs in the United States. Italy was named host country at the three-day event in Chicago, that brings together 900 sellers from all over the world and thousands of buyers from large American supermarket chains. &n...