Even those fortunate enough to enjoy 20/20 vision in their youth will end up wearing glasses later in life. But eyewear is not just there to correct deficiencies in a person’s vision. Sunglasses and other forms of eyewear have become fashion statements every bit as important as any other accessory. For eyeglasses of all kinds, one of the biggest names in the optical retail sector is Vision Group SpA. With more than 2,100 outlets operating under its franchise concept, the group enjoys a 20% share of the Italian market.
Gambling has always been a closely regulated and restricted activity. However, by opening up the market in recent years, national governments have been able to secure a slice of a highly lucrative pie. Legally licensed gambling halls and amusement arcades have sprouted up across Europe offering a range of betting machines for punters to try their luck. The secret to success is making the gambling experience worth the money that is more commonly lost than won. One of the most popular games is Book of Ra which was invented by NOVOMATIC, an Austrian-based company which is represented in the Italian market by NOVOMATIC Italia SpA.
Films on demand, anywhere, anytime – this is both the present and the future in the world of video entertainment. CHILI, headquartered in Milan, is a young, dynamic enterprise, which offers customers the opportunity to buy or lease films to watch at their own convenience. Currently present in five European countries, the company has ambitious expansion plans.
“We have never told a client it can’t be made.” This is the vision of 3D Systems Italia SRL, a 3D printing company located near Turin, Italy. For more than 20 years, 3D Systems Italia has brought the future to the present by remaining at the forefront of 3D printing technology in order to provide numerous sectors with time and cost-efficient solutions.
Aluminium profiles are used in a wide range of different sectors to make everything from window frames to car bumpers. The material’s comparatively low weight, strength and high resistance to corrosion make it the ideal choice for an ever growing range of applications. Although it is widely used in construction and furniture, the largest consumer of aluminium is the transport sector, which accounts for 27% of global aluminium consumption. Aviation is the biggest market at present but the automotive sector is rapidly catching up. For aluminium extrusion specialist BODEGA G. & C. S.p.a. in Italy, the diversity of applications for its products is the key to its success.
It is all about tremendous efforts in various industries and a mass of superlatives when one looks at Silcart S.p.A. from Carbonera in the Treviso region. The company will celebrate its 50th anniversary in two years’ time, and until then new innovations will be launched in order to document the supremacy in the sector of flexible facings for insulating panels and of underlays for various roofing solutions as well as synthetic and mineral facing materials for the building sector and general industry. This broad approach is clear proof of Silcart’s flexibility and has paved the way to the company’s global success.
Marketing agencies are a dime a dozen in today’s world, but few of them offer the individualized, direct solutions many businesses seek. That’s where EuroTarget SRL steps in. The 25-year-old company came into being after founders Raffaella Fidanza and Vittorio Masoni recognized both a need and an opportunity for more effective, focused marketing. Headquartered in the northern Italian city of Bergamo, EuroTarget provides personalized and memorable results for its clients located throughout Italy, as well as internationally.
Comprehensive product choice, qualified advice, individual assemblies: Welt Electronic SpA is more than a traditional distributor of electronic components. It is a solution provider focused on maximum customer benefit. The company’s Lighting division is developing particularly successful. The division intends to design and manufacture its own products whichare supposed to be marketed under their own brand.
Creative ideas and innovative approaches have led to many solutions that have made people’s lives easier. Thanks to top-performing engineering firms, many production processes have been optimized. Vortex Hydra S.r.l. with headquarters in Fossalta di Copparo, Italy, is among those companies that have helped customers save time and costs with innovative ideas in the design and development of products, machinery and plants. This year, the Italian firm is celebrating its 50th anniversary.
When sitting down to a delicious fish dinner, one seldom considers the steps needed in order for the fish to end up on the plate. The people behind Valle Ca’ Zuliani Società Agricola SRL have been contributing to an important part of this process with its familyowned fish hatchery and breeding facilities. Since 1982, the Italian company has been a valuable source of fry (juvenile fish) both to the area around its headquarters near Venice, as well as internationally.