Euro Group, an Italian industrial company that supplies electrical steel laminations to the makers of electric motors and generators announced that it had purchased Tecumseh Products in Paris, Tennessee. In a further update on the purchased, the Milan, Italy-based company plans to use Paris, Tennessee as its American base of operations.   Eu...

Come Thursday, East Memphis will host its own version of Smoke on the River. Call it Pasta in the Park, Gravy in the Grove or, officially, Memphis Italian Festival. As they've done since 1989, folks will gather to show off their heritage through their food, and some fun will be had along the way.   They'll compete in homemade wine. They...

Del Conca, a ceramic tile manufacturer based in Italy, celebrated the opening of its new $50-million facility in the Sugarlimb Industrial Park in the city of Loudon on Wednesday. Exactly one year since breaking ground, the company held a ribbon-cutting ceremony and thanked state and local officials for their help in establishing the new facility....

There have been so many new restaurants opening in Knoxville lately, that I’ve had trouble deciding which place to try from week to week. A friend of mine who used to live in Cincinnati had been very excited about the arrival of LaRosa’s Family Pizzeria, which got its start in that Ohio city more than 60 years ago. Her personal recommendation was e...

Il Gruppo Del Conca ha annunciato la creazione di uno stabilimento nella Contea di Loudon, Tennessee per la produzione di gres porcellanato. Il complesso industriale avrà una superficie di oltre 30.000 mq e comprenderà la parte produttiva, i laboratori di ricerca, lo showroom e gli uffici amministrativi.La società investirà inizialmente $50 milioni...

State officials are making the case to Fiat head Sergio Marchionne to select Tennessee for the Italian automaker's joint headquarters with Chrysler Group LLC. Marchionne met with Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and others on Sunday at a ceremony to mark the expansion of Fiat subsidiary Magneti Marelli's components plant in Pulaski. WPLN-FM reports...

Any donation amount is appreciated and will help. We are making great progress. Only $6,300 to go. Now is the time to ensure that your name is on the monument. What an opportunity to leave a lasting legacy for your family. The UNICO Memphis Chapter Foundation (UMCF) (an IRS recognized 501c3) is now accepting tax deductible donations to relocate the...

by Lizzy Alfs   Handcrafted pasta will be the focus of a new restaurant and retail shop planned for East Nashville. Brothers Ryan and Danny Nicoletto, owners of East Nashville-based Nicoletto's Pasta Co., are preparing to open Nicoletto's Italian Kitchen at 2905A Gallatin Pike later this month.   Since launching their pasta...

The dine-around bunch and I had spent the day car-shopping with the Retiree in Greeneville, and a thoroughly pooped and over-heated bunch we were. The Retiree was looking for a hybrid vehicle of some sort. Her mentioning this to the sales force of several dealerships was greeted in each case with the same enthusiasm Jaws had for the opening of Long...

Nel nostro viaggio alla scoperta di ciò che è Italia negli USA, intervistiamo oggi Mauro Galli, che presiede la Camera di Commercio italiana a Chicago e anche la più importante associazione che aggrega le aziende americane impegnate nel turismo verso l'Italia. Di questa chiacchierata che dunque in un certo senso vale ... doppio, ringraziamo il Pres...