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Where once there were gadgets, there will now be bras. Italian lingerie brand Intimissimi is opening a new store at the Pentagon City mall, in the former Brookstone space. Intimissimi, which boasts nearly four times as many stores worldwide as top U.S. lingerie brand Victoria’s Secret, announced plans to expand to the U.S. in 2015. Since then it ha...

Moretto USA LLC has moved its equipment and parts stocking operations from Columbus, Ohio, to larger quarters in Jackson Center, Pa."We finished the move on Feb. 27," said Gene Flockerzi, general manager. "Everything is in its spot, and now we can get back to expanding our customer base." The subsidiary of auxiliary equipment manufacturer Moretto S...

Once again with the vision of the company’s Michael Fortanascio, TD Marketing has found a line of precision Italian equipment to bring to the Tri-State foodservice community. This comprehensive line of solutions is produced by the Italian manufacturer Sirman. The second-generation family owned business launched in 1969. Sirman started manufacturing...

Rep. Bill Pascrell toured the U.S. headquarters of Italian eyewear manufacturer Safilo today, touting manufacturing in the state's Ninth Congressional District. The company, which was originally founded in 1878, produces 30,000 styles of glasses, has 12,000 employees in the United States and invented the mass production of eyewear, an executive sai...

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...