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by Laura Peters   A new heating, ventilating and air conditioning company has opened its doors in Verona, the first U.S.-based plant for an Italian company. The Italy-based Provides invested $6.1 million to establish its first U.S. manufacturing operation, Provides US, Inc., which added 18 jobs.   As the facility continues to ram...

By Jennifer Chininis   Highland Park Village has a new high-fashion tenant: Etro, known for kaleidoscope prints, rich colors, and bohemian flair, just moved into Dallas' most upscale shopping destination. This is the first local standalone shop for the Italian brand and only the seventh in the United States.   The 2,300-square-foot st...

Dal 29 settembre al 1° ottobre è arrivata a Houston la missione imprenditoriale organizzata dalla Italy America Chamber of Commerce in collaborazione con il Consorzio Piacenza alimentare, rappresentato dal Direttore, Daniele Ghezzi, e la Confindustria Piacentina, rappresentata dalla Dott.ssa Giulia Silva.   Sei produttori piacentini, operant...

Si avvicina l'appuntamento con la Nona Conferenza dei Ricercatori Italiani nel Mondo, che si svolgerà il 14 dicembre, dalle ore 9.00 alle 18.00, a Houston in Texas presso l'Auditorium sito in 1330 Post Oak Boulevard.   La Conferenza è organizzata come sempre dal Comites di Houston, che comprende gli Stati dell'Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma e...

Le eccellenze del Made in Italy saranno in mostra il 5 e 6 aprile a Houston, grazie all'edizione 2014 della fiera Exhibitalia. L'evento è organizzato dalla Italy-America Chamber of Commerce del Texas (Iacc) con il sostegno del consolato generale italiano a Houston. L'evento conta una presenza di 300 espositori che presentano nuovi prodotti e tecnol...

There has been a tremendous fascination in the automotive world over the years with the concept of combining traditional Italian voluptuous styling with the simplicity and reliability of American V8 engines, the idea being that one could attain the Italian aura without incurring the high cost of mechanical repairs.   In the late 1950s, a pro...

By Jennifer Larino The Piazza d'Italia in the Central Business District was designed in the 1970s as the catalyst to broader revitalization of an aging stretch of Tchoupitoulas Street. The revival never happened and the landmark has spent recent years pushed behind parking lots.   Nearly 40 years later, five real estate development teams ha...

The Hotel Granduca Austin will be designated as a member of The Leading Hotels of the World organization. The only other hotel in Texas to receive that recognition is the original Hotel Granduca Houston. The organization includes about 420 hotels in 80 countries and was established in 1928 by European hoteliers who were interested in creating an e...

By Shelby Hodge   First in the brand's new River Oaks District boutique and then celebrating in a sumptuous Memorial area mansion,Dolce & Gabbana spared no expense Tuesday night in showing Houstonians how to party haute Italian style.   "Domenico and Stefano do it better than any brand in fashion," exclaimed Becca Cason Thrash, wh...

by Jaquetta White   A selection committee on Friday narrowed the list of applicants in the running to develop two city-owned lots next to the Piazza d'Italia monument on Poydras Street from five to three companies. The lots now are used for surface parking.   The three firms — ICD Sitra, Chrysolite Management Group LLC and the jo...

Duna-USA Inc. is expanding its Baytown, Texas, plant to handle growth in the insulation, tooling, aerospace, automotive and sign markets. The maker of rigid polyurethane tooling and modeling boards and epoxy-based sealers and adhesives is adding 21,000 square feet for a third manufacturing building and an office structure on the 5.5-acre site...

Italy's M&G Group (M&G) recently announced that it has signed a US$ 1 billion engineering, procurement and construction contract ("EPC Contract") with Sinopec Engineering Group (SEG) for the turnkey construction in Corpus Christi, Texas of its PET/PTA plants. Together, they will be merging the world's largest single line PET plant, with a 2...