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TeMa North America will build its first American manufacturing facility in West Virginia. Although TeMa has existing sales offices in the United States, the West Virginia plant will be the company’s first manufacturing operation in this country. The Italian parent company, TeMa Group, is a European leader in the insulation, drainage and geotechnica...

An Italy-based clothing retailer opened one of its first stores in the country in South Jersey on Thursday. Intimissimi, which is owned by the Calzedonia group,opened in the Cherry Hill Mall on Thursday, March 1, Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust (PREIT) announced. It sells intimate apparel, swimwear, stockings and clothing. Popular in Euro...

Italy-based amplifier manufacturer Powersoft SpA is opening a U.S. headquarters in the New York City metro area. The new facility will be located in Kearney Point, New Jersey — just minutes from Manhattan, according to Audio Media International. The 3,700-square-foot space will house the Florence-based company’s operations, sales, support, warehous...

A company that helped to spawn New Castle’s self-proclaimed status as Fireworks Capital of America is leaving town in February. Zambelli Fireworks International will move its corporate offices from 20 S. Mercer St. to the Thornhill Industrial Park in Cranberry Township, Butler County. The reason, according to human resources manager Sandy McStay, i...

Vincenzo Gatto, vice direttore di Confindustria Brindisi, è stato designato componente del consiglio direttivo della Camera di Commercio Italo-Americana della Pennsylvania e del West Virginia  con sede in Pittsburgh. Presidente onorario: Carla Lucente, Honorary Consul of Italy in Pittsburgh, Professor, MLL and Associate Director, CIR at Duquesne Un...

After leaving the US market in 1995 to focus on the European Market, Alfa Romeo is back and they have a brand new location in Roanoke, Va. Berglund Automotive has opened their new Berglund Fiat Alfa Romeo dealership at 3530 Franklin Road. The legend of Alfa Romeo started in 1910 when Cavalier Ugo Stella acquired the Italian plant of a French car ma...

Young couples in south Philadelphia are transforming something old into something new with their take on the Italian wedding serenade. The serenade has been a tradition for hundreds of years, particularly in southern Italian regions like Naples, Puglia and Calabria. There, it takes place the night before the wedding, where the groom and a guitarist...

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee signed a Memorandum of Understanding with President Marini to strengthen collaboration on shared priorities such as aerospace, clean energy, climate change and trade.  While visiting Italy this week, Inslee met with President Catiuscia Marini of the Umbria Region, Deputy Mayor Michele Fioroni of Perugia –one of Seattle’s...

Italian Lake Park at Third and Division streets was part of the City Beautiful Movement in 1901. It was designed by landscape architect Walter Manning of Boston. Features of the Lake include a Japanese harmony bridge and the Dance of Eternal Spring sculpture. After the lake had fallen into disrepair, in 1990 the city spent $200,000 to make repairs...

A new, Italian-flagged ocean freighter that can hold 6,700 cars now bears the name of the port that handles more cars, trucks and other “roll-on/roll-off” cargo than any other in the U.S. The Grimaldi Group’s Grande Baltimora, a 656-foot car carrier with a beam of 106 feet, was christened with a bottle of champagne on Tuesday, cracked against the s...

Non chiamateli cervelli in fuga: sono intelligenze integrate nelle comunità scientifiche del Nord America, grazie al loro talento e alle competenze acquisite in Italia. E un giorno, c’è chi sogna di rientrare e applicare proprio in Italia l’esperienza fatta. Sono quattromila i ricercatori e docenti affiliati alla fondazione ISSNAF (Italian Scientis...

Cecilia Ercolino wanted an ultra-modern kitchen in the color of a fire engine. Actually, make that a red Ferrari. The cabinets would have a high-gloss lacquer finish with all the heart-quickening shine of the Italian sports car. In her planning, Ercolino imagined the many guests with informed and demanding palates that she would entertain in the 1,...