The Italian Trade Agency, via its Machines Italia project, accomplishes cohesion by creating a robust national innovation ecosystem anchored by 16 Italian Machinery-Manufacturing Associations Representing Over 10,000+ Companies. Each manufacturer association focuses on a distinct machinery sector providing in depth knowledge and expertise which are the following: Agricultural & Farm, Ceramics, Earthmoving, Fluid Power Equipment & Components, Food Processing, Footwear, Leathergoods and Tanning, Foundry & Metallurgical, Gears and Transmission, Glass, Marble & Stone, Metalworking, Packaging, Plastics & Rubber, Printing, Graphic & Converting, Textiles, Wood.
Recognizing the importance of the US market for Italian publishing, ITA has established a Publishing Task Force in the Chicago office. The Task Force undertakes many initiatives including the management of the italbooks.com website, organization of the Italian presence at some major US fairs, advertising campaigns and forming and assisting delegations of US operators participating in fairs in Italy. It also carries out analysis, documentation and support activities, including assistance to companies or other Italian entities operating in the industry.