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  • Phone: (312) 670-4360
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About Italian Trade Agency

ITA – Italian Trade Agency is the government agency officially tasked with supporting the international business development of Italian companies and promoting the attraction of foreign investment to Italy.

With a motivated and modern organization comprising of offices in 70 countries around the world, ITA provides information, assistance, consulting, and training to Italian small and medium-sized businesses in addition to using the most modern multi-channel promotion and communication tools to assert the excellence of ‘Made in Italy’ globally.

The Italian packaging industry is not only well-known in Europe, but around the world. With a global market share of 25.5%, Italy is undeniably a world leader in packaging machinery. Therefore, your success in Italy can be key to driving your success globally. Let us help you get there.

ITA can support you as you seek to enter or expand in the US market, offering professional assistance in identifying potential business partners, provide tailored market information gathering, and offer sponsorship opportunities for trade shows and transatlantic business delegations. Additionally, as a preferred partner we are here to share our expert knowledge on the US and Italian market to provide you and your company with the base knowledge required to decide how to best expand across the Atlantic.

Together with UCIMA (Italian Packaging Machinery Manufacturer’s Association), which represents more than 130 member companies, including many of Italy’s industry leaders, we are dedicated to supporting and promoting this world-renowned, point-of-pride of Italian industry.

That is why at this year’s Pack Expo Connects, ITA is sponsoring twenty-nine (29) of these companies to showcase themselves and their expertise in packaging and packaging machinery. Engage them and see how you and your company can achieve more by partnering with Italy. 


  • MACHINES ITALIA: robust national innovation ecosystem anchored by 16 machinery-manufacturing assoc. representing 10,000+ companies

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Vertical Markets

  • Beverage > Coffee
  • Beverage > Dairy
  • Cosmetics/Personal Care
  • Food > Bakery/Snack
  • Food > Fruits, Vegetables (Fresh, Canned, Frozen)
  • Food > Meat/Poultry/Seafood
  • Food > Prepared Foods
  • Healthcare > Pharmaceutical
  • Household/Automotive > Detergents/cleaners
  • Household/Automotive > Household/auto chemicals
  • Household/Automotive > Tissues and paper towels

Languages Spoken

English, French, German, Italian, Spanish

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