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GearUp, Inc. signed an agreement to distribute a new bike rack system called Figo in the U.S. Peruzzo s.r.l. of Rossano Veneto, Italy, manufactures the rack.   The Figo is named for the Italian slang term for "cool." The patented bike storage and display rack offers an infinite number of ways to store a bike and comes in different colors. Wi...

The Italian Cultural Center of Minneapolis/St Paul is a non-profit organization founded in 2006. The ICC promotes the best of Italian culture in Minnesota to people of all ages, and creates stimulating opportunities for enrichment on personal and community levels. We provide Italian language classes which are taught by native instructors. In additi...

Cyclo Toolmakers has been acquired by RUPES S.p.A., an Italian manufacturer of electric and pneumatic power tools and vacuum systems, according to a press release. Cyclo manufactures the Cycle Orbital Polisher, noted the release. RUPES introduced its polishing system, BigFoot, in North America.   The auto detailing and airplane polishin...

Pasta-maker Barilla Group has announced plans for a $26.5 million expansion at its Ames production plant to add two new production lines dedicated to making gluten-free pasta. In a news release Friday, Barilla said construction is slated to begin in late March, and production is expected to start by October. The expansion will create 23 new jobs....

by George Demopoulos   A 127-year-old Italian outdoors company is decamping for a new North American headquarters in Golden. CAMP USA, a wholly owned subsidiary of Italy-based CAMP Technical Adventure Equipment, is moving this month from Broomfield to Golden. The new facility will house CAMP USA's offices, and handle inventory and shipp...

Hear ye, hear ye!! Your Board Of Directors is extremely pleased to announce the 2016 IABA Annual Award winners. These awards were announced and distributed at the Christmas Party last week. A huge congrats to all the winners!! And, if you missed the party, you missed a grand time!   IABA Outstanding Member of the Year - Joe & Nick CapraI...

For 60 years, Valente's Deli Bakery and Italian Market has been a staple in the Westminster community. Known for its homemade Italian sausage and cannolis, Valente's isn't a place where customers are rushing in and out — it's a place where people are greeted by a friendly staff, including father and son owners Larry and Dino Valente who consider se...

By Frank Antosiewicz A trio of Italian plastic machinery companies has formed a network and is retaining Alliance Automation LLC to market their products in the United States and Canada. Baruffaldi Plastic Technology srl, Engin Plast srl and Comav srl have formed the network called North Italian Plastic Technology, also known as NIP-Tech. &n...

With its economy in ruins after World War II, Italy turned to artists and designers to rebuild and rebrand itself as a source of luxury goods.   Fashion shows in a Florentine palace set the world abuzz. A dozen young designers sent gorgeous young women sashaying through a Renaissance salon in sleek satin gowns, silk day dresses, saucy toread...

by David Murray   Ask the typical American consumer what Montana food item is most likely to grace their dining room table, and the answer you'll most likely hear is either beef or wheat. Ask the same question of a citizen from just about any other part of the world and the answer is just as likely to be peas and lentils.   For a thir...

Join Us for the 26th Annual Automezzi Benefiting the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. Ferrari of Denver Presents a Celebration of Italian Motoring. Let's celebrate 26 years of Italian Motoring in Colorado together on the beautiful grounds of the Wheat Ridge Carnation Festival. All Italian marques and designs are welcome to display i...

Italy-based Building Energy, a multinational company operating as Global Integrated IPP in the renewables industry, is building its first wind energy project, located north of Des Moines, Iowa. The company has begun the second phase of construction for the 30 MW, $55 million project, which is scheduled for completion by the end of 2016, accord...