From the arch to plastics, banks to the microchip, the helicopter to the radio, Italians have played leading roles at the forefront of modern invention.
Today, innovation in the fashion and beauty arenas is paramount. Homegrown technology is more important than ever as Italian companies battle a tough economic climate to make product innovative and appealing, and keep Made in Italy production on top globally. As a result, technology is driving Italy’s manufacturing, from textile mills in the foothills of the Alps to the gold workshops near Venice.
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