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Global packaging maker Serioplast US LLC will establish production operations in Red Springs in a project that will create 46 new jobs in Robeson County, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. The company, which manufacturers rigid plastic packaging for a wide variety of consumer goods, plans to invest $9.42 million in its new North Carolina presence...

The Ferretti Group is expanding its reach within the US through its plans to build a service centre dedicated to their American customers, according to Italian financial news source Il Sole 24 Ore. Alberto Galassi, CEO of the Ferretti Group explained that through investments worth 15 million dollars made over a period of five years, the Group will...

Other than a single visit by then-Gov. Nathan Deal in 2017 and a smattering of locally led trade missions, Italy hasn’t seen the same level of recruitment interest from Georgia as other European locales like Germany and even the Netherlands.  Yet somehow, investment from the European Union’s third largest economy has emerged as a major force for jo...

Our newly appointed Italian Consul in Miami, Cristiano Musillo, is an  offical of great initiative and promotional vigor.  After visiting Atlanta, back in January, Mr. Musillo decided to re-open the local chapter of the Italian-American Chamber of Commerce. The choice of the person leading this new institution could not be better or more appropriat...

Italian architect Antonio Citterio has opened the doors to the first residence at Arte, his first US building. The 12 storey residential building in the shape of an abstract pagoda brings 16 new residences to the sought-after oceanfront location. Inspired by Miami Beach’s 1930s modern architectural heritage, the majestic building is layered with te...

Since the word “sud” translates to “south” in both Italian and French, it’s a fitting moniker for a novel arts and antique shop on Magazine Street. Sud (4021 Magazine St.) celebrates Sicily, Italy, while also embracing the culture of New Orleans — a Southern city that’s famous for its French heritage and also brimming with Sicilian flavors. The tra...

A funny thing happened in 1992. Italian designer Gianni Versace came to Miami to visit his sister Donatella, whose then-husband was from nearby Hollywood, Fla. With some time to sightsee, Gianni asked his cabdriver to take him “somewhere good.” He was dropped at the corner of Eighth Street and Ocean Drive. The rest is history. This past December, t...

Twenty years ago, Giorgio Armani launched his interior design collection, Armani/Casa, bringing his sleek, opulent Italian design beyond closets and into the living rooms of homes around the world. Ten years after that, he opened an Armani hotel in Dubai, followed by Milan shortly after. Now, the 85-year-old designer is moving into luxury condomini...

Angelini Pharma announces today it has acquired the ThermaCare® global business rights, excluding North America, from GSK. The deal also includes the dedicated US manufacturing site for ThermaCare in Albany, Georgia. The acquired asset supports Angelini Pharma reinforcing both its Consumer Healthcare business and consolidating its International pre...

Trade between Florida and Italy rose by 5.4% in 2019, bolstered by a rise in technological, mechanical and culinary industries doing business in the Sunshine State. Within those sectors and others is an opportunity to broaden environmental protection efforts, Italian diplomats say. Last year, exchanges of goods and services between Italy and the US...

Just completed, Eighty Seven Park in Miami is Renzo Piano’s first residential commission in the United States. The Pritzker Prize winner, known for his cultural interventions around the globe, imagined an architecture that creates the illusion of a floating building above the ocean and park. With interiors designed by RDAI in Paris, known for their...

Fazoli’s - the renowned, Lexington-based brand known for serving up premium Italian dishes at a great value - is set to bring more of its acclaimed Italian dishes to North Carolina. Fazoli’s President and CEO Carl Howard announced today that the company has executed an area development agreement with Franchisee Jeff Milliken to bring one restaurant...