Extraordinary stories

There are plenty of other stories of Italian excellences. Which one would you like to see told?

Chemical industry

Italy ranks third in Europe in the chemicals sector. The growth of our exports in the fine and specialty chemicals industry is the highest among Europe's major producers.

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Cosmetics industry

Italy's cosmetics industry produces more than 60% of the make-up products sold worldwide. The world's leading make-up company is Italian.

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Ceramic tiles

Italy produces 400 million square meters of top quality ceramic tiles a year, exported to 180 countries.

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Top of the range eyewear

Italy produces 70% of top quality eyeglasses sold worldwide. The world's leading manufacturers for sun protection glass lenses is Italian.

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Railway diagnostic

Italy is the world's leading producer of diagnostic systems for railway networks. The largest railway companies in the world use devices manufactured in Italy to detect track flaws.

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Glass industry

Italy is the world's top producer of machinery for the glass industry.

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Restoration technologies
and conservation of cultural heritage

Italy is the worldwide leader in technologies for the restoration and conservation of cultural heritage assets. Many of the greatest masterpieces around the world are protected by devices manufactured in Italy.

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Energy efficiency
programs

According to the American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy, Italy ranks second worldwide in the development of energy-efficiency programs.

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Warehouse
management system

Italy is the world leader in the field of automatic warehouse handling systems. Our companies can provide next-generation goods handling systems for industrial plants.

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Textiles

Italy has established itself as a leading player across the whole textile sector, not only in the fashion industry. Italian companies are the world’s top manufacturers of high-performance technical textiles and ultra-technological sports clothing used in competitions such as Formula 1 car racing.

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Automotive

There are 3,200 companies in the automotive sector and 35% of their turnover comes from exports.

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Jewellery

Italy is the world's third largest producer of worked gold and fifth in terms of exports, with 75% of its production going abroad.

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Agriculture

Italy ranks first in Europe for added value and the number of people employed in agriculture, forestry and fishing.

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