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by John Wiegand Officials at Western Michigan University (WMU) announced that Italy-based FAiST Light Metals plans to locate its North American headquarters at the Business Technology and Research Park (BRT Park) in Kalamazoo.   The manufacturer of aluminum die-casting, precision machining and plating for the automotive and telecommunicatio...

ICE-Agenzia per la promozione all'estero e l'internazionalizzazione delle imprese italiane organizza, in collaborazione con l'Associazione di categoria UCIMA, una collettiva italiana alla fiera Pack Expo International, che avrà luogo a Chicago dal 2 al 5 novembre 2014. La collettiva si svilupperà su due aree distinte (South Hall e East Hall/Lakesi...

Italian billionaire Nicola Bulgari is on a crusade to remind Americans that they build the best cars in the world and always have. That's the motivation for the stunning collection of cars in the N.B. Center for American Automotive Heritage in Allentown, Penn., where family cars the average American could own and drive get the kind of exquisit...

Thursday September 24, 2015. Please join us for a private reception celebrating the acquisition of Vincenza Pusateri Bondi's trousseau and textiles collection. Vincenza emigrated from Sicily to Indiana in 1910, bringing with her artfully embroidered textiles she had been creating since childhood. This collection, which is over 100 years old, serves...

Use a smartphone to diagnose eye diseases and share images with other specialists in a cloud network. The possibility will soon be available using a device called D-eye designed and built by Si14, a laboratory from Padua run by incubator M31 that will be presented October 10 to 21 at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology in Ch...

The Italian American Chamber of Commerce invites you to Italian Luncheon Lecture series: November 9-10-11, 2015   Monday Nov. 9, 12:00-1:00pm Lecture & Italian LuncheonDesign Excellence in the Region of Lazio, Italy, click for more infoPaolo D'Arrigo, Board Member, Interior Design Association of Italy (ADI) at Interna...

L'evento business e promozionale più importante del Midwest degli USA Con il Patrocinio del Consolato Generale d'Italia a ChicagoIn collaborazione con ENIT Nord America e ITPC (Italian Travel Promotion Council) Su richiesta degli operatori di settore di Chicago, le date di Italian Expo 2014 sono state spostate al 23-24 Ottobre 2014. &n...

Valbruna Slater Stainless, Inc., a stainless steel and nickel alloy manufacturer, announced plans today to expand its operations here, creating up to 45 new jobs by 2017.   The company, which is a subsidiary of Vicenza, Italy-based Acciaierie Valbruna, will invest $30.5 million to renovate and equip its Fort Wayne facilities, constructing a...

by Melissa Anders   Davide Canavesio was looking into Detroit and Chicago as potential locations for a new North American office for his Italian manufacturing firm. That is, until Virg Bernero came along. The Lansing mayor met Canavesio at a business conference in Turin, Italy. "He said, 'You should consider Lansing,'" Canavesio sa...

by Shia Kapos   Stefano Pessina, executive vice chairman and CEO of Walgreen Boots Alliance,slipped in quietly last night to the library of the University Club, where some 200 Chicago business executives and Italophiles gathered to fete him.   There had been a buzz in the room as guests anticipated his arrival. "He's the highest-...

Si è tenuta dal 18 al 21 Aprile, presso il McCormick Convention Center di Chicago, l'edizione 2016 di Coverings, la più importante manifestazione sul territorio Nord Americano per il settore dei rivestimenti "duri": ceramiche decorative e pietre ornamentali. La Coverings rappresenta infatti la piattaforma in cui si definiscono le tendenze del sett...

Purdue University is partnering with an Italian company that is establishing its North American headquarters in Anderson. The university says Italpollina is looking to create research and development partnerships as it builds its new facility next to the new Purdue Polytechnic Institute in the Madison County city.   Italpollina broke ground...