The September 24th and 25th, 2011 edition of the Wall Street Journal's Weekend Edition, dedicated its Off Duty section to the best of Italy ranging from design to innovation. Many of the country's top international brands are featured. The articles are available by clicking the source link found on the left of this page.
North American auto industry leaders say the top three benefits of investing in new plant equipment are a higher quality product (26 percent); increased throughput (23 percent); and lower overall operating costs (20 percent). And of those companies that use Italian-made industrial machinery, most say the biggest benefit they derive from it is help in meeting strategic and operational goals. These...
Reggiana Macchine Utensili (RMU) has appointed Robert I. Robotics Inc. of London, Ontario to bring new robust technologies in direct part marking machinery to North America. RMU manufactures a wide range of markers including Microdot, Scribing, CO2 laser, and Fiber laser marking systems to address the demanding requirements of automotive, oil & gas, machine shops, aerospace, heavy industries...
More outstanding news will be in store as IPACK-IMA announces the presence of UNIDO director-general, Kandeh K. Yumkella, at the upcoming edition of the exhibition. He accepted the organizers' invitation to hold the opening speech to the international convention titled PACKAGING TECHNOLOGIES TO ENHANCE FOOD SAFETY AND FOOD SECURITY IN AFRICAN COUNTRIES, staged with the cooperation of experts from...
Machines Italia representatives meet with many of the Italian participants at this year's show illustrating the various activities the project does on behalf of Italian manufacturers in North America. Some of the companies met with were Negri Bossi , Marposs and GEFIT S.p.A. / GEFIT Livernois Engineering who received copies of The Italian Edge: Technology for Sustainability. Machines Italia...
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2011 marks an important milestone for Italy, as it is the country’s 150th anniversary as a nation. In 1861 people from different regions, speaking different dialects, which were governed for centuries by various European powers, or local rulers, successfully joined forces to accomplish a task that had not been attempted since Roman times. More modestly, 2011 is also 10th anniversary of the...
On September 19th, 2011, Machines Italia representatives were the featured speakers at the CBA - Chicago Bar Association's Seminar "The Impact of US and Eurozone Economies on International Trade". MI representatives presented the incentives and competitive advantages Italy offers to foreign investors, covering such areas as tax law, labor issues, trade agreements, etc. Segments were presented on...
Novamont received the "UGO" certification, which is awarded by the Center for Innovation and Economic Development (CISE), a special branch of the Forlì-Cesena Chamber of Commerce in Italy. The UGO certification is given to organizations which: invest at least 5% of their value-added in basic or applied research activities; apply the "precautionary principle", if necessary, when...
Italy's Automa SpA opens a technical center in Appleton, Wisconsin which will handle not only servicing and parts but product development as well. The company will hold an open-house September 27-29 in Appleton, showcasing two of its latest blow molding machines primarily used by the cosmetic industry.
ACIMAC through its promotional and training departments launched an international e-learning school called IIEA-SCHOOL in 2010. IIEA provides highly professional training courses on technical issues and themes of general interest for today's industry. Most recently the University of Ceramic Tile and Stone has been appointed its North American representative for the program. UofCTS offers its...

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