December 2, 2013

Upsolar, a solar PV module company with an international footprint, has named the winners of its "Concorso Solare Upsolar" contest.

Those considered for prizes included homeowners and installers who purchased Upsolar products in Italy between September 2012 and March 2013. Rewards included PV system refunds for homeowners, as well as vacation packages to Shanghai for installers, where the company's corporate headquarters is located.

November 8, 2013

The Natuzzi Group, an upholestered furniture manufacturer based in Italy, has named Simone Ferrari as its new chief marketing officer.

Ferrari joined the company in Oct. 2012 as VP communication. His promotion is part of a larger management restructuring initiative.

In his new role, Ferrari will take the lead in the development of an integrated marketing, communications and product development strategy. He will also lend support to expansion efforts in fast-growing economies, especially BRIC countries.

June 7, 2011

Not many people know about Amedeo Obici’s business history. But if they did, they could definitely learn from it.

Born in Oderzo, Italy. Migrated to America in 1889. His voyage was intended to take him to live with his uncle and his family in Scranton, Pa. But unable to speak any English, he was misdirected, or lost his way, and ultimately ended up in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., where other Italians, the Musantes, took him in.

September 6, 2010

Toledo, Ohio-based Owens Corning announced it will be restarting its second production line in Besana,...

August 28, 2008

Groupe Adeo, a Lille, France-based DIY chain, will take over the 31 Castorama stores in...

September 17, 2007

The company wants to focus on becoming a market leader in coatings....