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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...

Joseph Martucci Jr. will be honored as Man of the Year by the Italian American Police Association on Nov. 7 at Alta Villa Banquets in Addison. Frank DiMaria, second vice president of the FOP Lodge 7, will be presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the event. (708-268-1495) "As a lifelong union organizer, Joe has had a significant positive i...

An Italian company will break ground Wednesday afternoon on its new North American headquarters in Anderson. Italpollina is investing $9 million in the 70,000 square-foot facility, located on the former GM Scatterfield site.   The new facility is expected to bring 35 jobs to Anderson. The city says Italpollina will begin hiring for various p...

Alexander (Alessandro Vincenzo) Capraro nacque a Pietrabbondante (oggi provincia di Isernia) il 7 gennaio del 1895 da Vincenzo e Maria Vitullo. La registrazione della sua nascita fu regolarizzata dinanzi al Sindaco di allora Ruggiero Di Salvo. Giunse in America nel 1905 viaggiando, con i suoi genitori, sulla nave " Sicilian Prince". La fa...

March 12, 2015 - Thursday 5:30 PM - 7:00 PMSaks Fifth Avenue - 700 N Michigan Avenue - Chicago, Illinois. This event is designed for those of you who are traveling to Italy this year and want to learn the proper vocabulary to use in a shop!   It will really be a unique shopping experience in Italian language with experien...

By Maureen O'Donnell Fred Piattoni operated seven Powder Puff hair salons, headed a top cosmetologists' association and helped draw as many as 80,000 people to Chicago for the nation's second-largest beauty show.   During his career, he witnessed explosive growth in the beauty business, thanks to postwar prosperity, product innovations and...

CIAP #15 Presents Spring Networking and Beer Tasting Eataly Style. The board of directors of CIAP in conjunction with Eataly Chicago are excited to present this year's first event, Spring networking and Beer tasting led by one of Chicago's foremost brewmasters, Eric Dixon. Eric will explain Eataly's unique approach to brewing "Italian Style" b...

by Jon Chavez   The three-day 2014 Italian Business Forum in Toledo this week ended Wednesday night with an odd mix of boxing, wine tasting, a pork roast, and music at the host site, the Park Inn by Radisson downtown.   But the underlying purpose of the forum — to encourage Italian companies to pursue business opportunities in Toledo...

Mario Tricoci, 73, is founder of the Chicago-based Mario Tricoci Hair Salons & Day Spas. Mr. Tricoci, who lived in Italy until he was 17, finds new inspiration when he returns to Europe to visit, and he elevates trendy looks by replicating them with clothes and accessories from high-end designers. What do you wear to work?We are in black and w...