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Modula, an Italian manufacturer of automated picking and storage solutions for factories and warehouses, recently established its North American headquarters by opening a new factory in Lewiston. The company held a ribbon-cutting ceremony Friday at the facility, which covers more than 102,000 square feet of production and engineering space and...

Throughout her travel from Italy to the United States, both as a professional photographer and fashion designer, Valentina Oppezzo never includes animal materials in her work. For Valentina, using all non-animal materials is not just a trend, it is a belief. Having started a career in Italy as a photographer, Valentina decided to carry on her pass...

by Alison A. Nieder   A 19th-century textile mill in northern Connecticut is currently humming with the activity of 40 looms making woolen and worsted fabrics for the American luxury market. The mill, founded as Warren Stafford in Stafford Springs, Conn., has been reopened and relaunched as American Woolen Co., a company with about 25 e...

It looks as though we're one step closer to roaming Eataly's pasta-filled aisles right here in Boston. Boston Restaurant Talk reported last week that Mario Batali, owner of the Manhattan-based emporium, tweeted that Eataly was "very close" to securing a Boston location. Back in 2013, the Boston Globe reported that the Italian food emporium with re...

It's not too often you get to see a Ferrari or Lamborghini on the road – let alone dozens all at once. That was the scene in West Hartford Sunday – all to raise money for a great cause. Thousands of spectators and car owners descended upon LaSalle Road in West Hartford Center for the 15th Annual Ferrari and Friends Concorso, presented by...

By Eric Moskowitz   The suit John Kerry wore to accept the Democratic presidential nomination, the one he donned to walk his daughter down the aisle, and the blazer he grabs before every flight as secretary of state all came from the same place: not Brooks Brothers or Brioni but a little tailor shop above a grocer in Harvard Square.  ...

The first bionic hand to let amputees physically "feel" what they are touching will be transplanted onto a human later this year. An Italian man who lost the lower section of his arm in an accident will have the hand attached, via electrodes clipped on to two of his main nerves, directly to his nervous system. Scientists say this should let him c...

Rafforzare e consolidare ulteriormente la già proficua collaborazione tra Italia e Stati Uniti, puntando su importanti dossier di carattere economico-industriale e socio-culturale. Sono questi i principali obiettivi della missione che il Ministro dello Sviluppo Economico,Flavio Zanonato, effettuerà negli Usa da venerdì 7 a lunedì 10 giugno.La prima...

by Maria Teresa Cometto   We had a great fireside chat about Startups and innovative entrepreneurs, last night at the Dudley House at Harvard. The Harvard Italian Society and MITaly organized a presentation of "Tech and the City" that kicked-off the "Italian startup week" in the two campuses.   It was the occasion for a very interesti...

Italian marketplace Eataly is set to open at The Shops at Prudential Center in Boston later this year and as opening approaches, the company plans to hire 600 employees in the coming weeks.   The restaurant, bakery and retail store hybrid will completely take over what was the food court at the Prudential Center in Boston's Back Bay District...

Tutto Italiano is coming! Bring your Italian car, motorcycle or just your love for Italian design. We welcome you to join us and appreciate the style and grace of Italian machinery at the Larz Anderson Auto Museum and to celebrate the fiftieth birthday of Lamborghini! Tutto Italiano is a family friendly event, featuring activities such as face pai...

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