The Italian Trade Agency is the government organization that promotes the internationalization of Italian companies, in line with the strategies of the Ministry of Economic Development. The Italian Trade Agency provides information, support, and advice to Italian and foreign companies. In addition to its Rome headquarters, ITA operates worldwide from a large network of offices linked to Italian embassies and consulates. The Agency has five offices in the U.S. that provide a wide range of services assisting Italian and foreign businesses to connect with each other. The Chicago office is responsible for the following geographic territories and products:



Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, Tennessee, Wisconsin, and Wyoming


Materials Handling and Warehousing Equipment
Metals - Rolls, Bars & Semi Finished Products and Equipment
Metalworking Machine Tools and Robotics
Motors, Transmissions & Gears
Packaging Equipment
Packaging Products
Papermaking Equipment
Plastics and Rubber Manufacturing Equipment
Printing & Graphic Arts Machinery
Private Label Products/Large Retail
Stationary and accessories
Supermarket Chains
Process Controls
Welding Equipment
Wire and Cable Working Machinery

3D Printing Machinery & Technology
Additive Manufacturing
Advanced Manufacturing Technology
Automobiles, Parts & Accessories
Automotive Service Station and Repair Equipment
Books and Publishing
Ceramic Industry Equipment
Circuit Board Machinery
Electrical Generators and Turbines
Food Processing Equipment (except Winemaking Equipment) 
Hardware and Tools
Industrial Cleaning Equipment
Industrial Ovens
Industrial Painting Equipment
Industrial Refrigeration
Industrial Parts Washers and Cleaning Systems
Industrial Subcontracting