?Machines Italia representatives hosted an educational seminar on Italy's contribution to the US economy for DePaul University of Chicago Students. Students and faculty present were each given a copy of The Italian Edge: Technology for Sustainability. The seminar was hosted at the Italian Trade Commission Chicago Office on August 30, 2011. Students in attendance represented diverse fields of...
RadiciSpandex Corporation, a subsidiary of Italy's RadiciGroup and based in Gastonia, North Carolina, awarded prizes to students of Kent State University's Fashion School. The award program, "Stretch to the Future" sponsored by RadiciSpandex, is a design competition to crate swimwear, activewear, lingerie and eveningwear utilizing the company's RadElast spandex. RadiciSpandex works with design...
In 1911 Savio Macchine Tessili SpA was founded in Pordenone, Italy. Starting as a machine shop, it is now a global provider of textile machinery. Read more in the July / August 2011 issue of Textile World magazine by clicking on the source link.
The AEF will hold for the first time a plugfest, accompanied by several meetings, in Reggio Emilia, Italy. The event is organized with the strong help of the Italian association of agricultural machinery manufacturers, Unione Nazionale Costruttori Macchine Agricole (UNACOMA). It will take place September 20-23, 2011 at the Fiere di Reggio Emilia. One event of particular note is the International...
The second volume "The Italian Edge: Technology for Sustainability" was presented at a luncheon hosted by the State of Nebraska for promoting international trade between the State and foreign countries. Lt. Governor, Rick Sheehy along with receiving a copy, presented one to the Governor of Nebraska, Hon. Dave Heineman. In addition, the book was presented to the Mayor of Omaha Nebraska, Jim Suttle...
The Association of Woodworking and Furnishings Suppliers at its annual show, AWFS Fair 2011 (July 20-23, 2011) in Las Vegas announced the 2011 recipients of its AWFS Fair Sequoia New Product Awards. The awards not only address creativity and innovation but also leadership in green/environmental product development. This year the list of Sequoia winners included two Italian companies...
The State of Global Manufacturing report is a comparison study primarily between North American and European manufacturers regarding their purchasing preferences as well as future acquisition plans. The methods, practices and sources for the report were developed and executed by the Italian Trade Commission in collaboration with HSM – organizers of the annual World Business Forum. This...
Buzzi Unicem USA recently announced that the U.S. Environment Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) have awarded three of its cement manufacturing plants the ENERGY STAR® designation for their superior energy performance. Buzzi’s plants in Selma (MO), Maryneal (TX), and Chattanooga (TN) received the honor. This is the second consecutive year that these plants...
Blupura Srl says that hydrocarbon (HC) natural gases are one of the most climate-?friendly and cost efficient refrigerants to heat, cool and freeze. Within the Greenpeace report, the first page explains what natural refrigerant gasses are, and their application in the market. The biggest markets for HCs are domestic refrigerators and freezers. Isobutane is used in 100% of all new home fridges in...
Italy's Flame Spray S.p.A., an international leader in making thermal spray coatings, will establish its new production facility in Laurens County, South Carolina. The $9.2 million investment is expected to generate more than 50 new jobs over the next five years and establish a state-of-the-art thermal spray coating facility within the country. {pagebreak} The U.S. operations will be carried out...

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