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by Kimberly Diggs   In celebration of its 12th anniversary, Culinary Connection at The Shops at Legacy will feature a personal appearance by master Italian artisan Alessandro Taddei, creator of Vietri's Old St. Nick collection. The event will be held at the store, 7201 Bishop Road Suite E10, from 4-8 p.m. Sunday.   Vietri is Amer...

Italy's Davi has sold two of their machines to take part in EXXON Mobil's sand oil extraction project here in North America. The machines are a profile bending machine and a plate roll. The machines will be used to make parts for the extraction of oil from sandy deposits.   The fields are far away from urban locations, so it was crucial that...

By Kristin Finan The employees at Hotel Granduca care about customer service so much they'll even fix your car. Well, sort of. I learned this during a recent fall stay when, as soon as I pulled up, my car died — a battery issue, apparently.   This definitely wasn't the way I wanted to kick off a much-anticipated staycation with my husb...

With a vision aimed at expanding business opportunities with Italy, The Italy-America Chamber of Commerce of Texas (IACC Texas) is pleased to announce the newly formed, Italy-America Chamber of Commerce of Louisiana (IACC Louisiana) as a Chapter of its organization in the U.S. As a Chamber associated with IACC Texas, IACC Louisiana will promote, f...

With so many handbags available at just every every store around, how can you tell the real thing from a knock-off? And is a four-figure bag really worth the price?   With ExhibitItalia, a "Made in Italy" exhibition featuring more than 100 Italian companies and manufacturers in Houston this weekend, it seemed like the perfect opportunity to...

Fred Meyer Jewelers announces today a golden partnership with the Italian Trade Agency and the Italian Ministry of Economic Development to bring customers a beautiful, new Italian gold collection, Vero Italiano, which is set to hit US stores in late August and coincide with Kroger's "Taste of Italy" event.   Both Fred Meyer Jewelers and Litt...

PROMEC, Azienda Speciale della Camera di Commercio di Modena e PIACEREMODENA , brand della società Palatipico Modena srl a cui aderiscono tutti i consorzi di tutela dei prodotti tipici provinciali, promuovono una missione commerciale in Messico e nello Stato del Texas rivolta alle aziende operanti nella filiera Agroalimentare dei prodotti DOP e IGP...

Call for Abstracts The organizing committee has the pleasure to announce the "9th Conference of Italian Research in the World" to be held in Houston on 12/14/2013. The conference is organized by the COMITES (Committee for Italians Abroad) and the Consulate General of Italy in Houston. We will convene between 8:30 AM and 6:00 PM at the Auditorium o...

Italy's ILAPAK SpA, the international flexible packaging equipment manufacturer, is expanding its US manufacturing with the development of a new, state-of-the-art production facility in North West Arkansas to serve its North American customer base.   This investment creates production capacity to meet growing US customer demand and allows th...

Consorzio Vera Pelle Italiana Conciata al Vegetale, Toscana Promozione e Camera di Commercio Italiana in Texas lanciano l’iniziativa Craft the Leather on the Road 2015 in Texas.   Craft the Leather on the Road è un ciclo di eventi internazionali che porta in giro per il mondo un prodotto d’eccellenza toscano, la pelle conciata al vegetale. N...

by Bill Esler   Following successful multi-unit cabinetry projects in Florida, cabinetry and architectural woodwork firm Italkraft Mid Altantic Llc is opening a Houston office to supply two projects under construction there. The operation is expected to open in the fall.   Raul J. Gutierrez and Alex Xakoustis founded Italkraft, based...

La Camera di Commercio italo americana del Texas, nel ventennale della sua nascita, festeggia l'apertura della nuova sede di Austin. A fianco della sede principale di Houston e della filiale di Dallas dunque arriva anche quella di Austin, la Capitale dello Stato, quarta città del Texas per abitanti (nell'area metropolitana di Austin vivono circa 1....