Read some of the stories and press releases about Pyrotecnico that have appeared throughout the years.
August 26, 2012
U.S. takes Globalfest Title
The best was saved for last at this year’s GlobalFest.
Team United States, the fifth and final country to perform in the 10-day festival, was named the overall winner Sunday at the annual fireworks extravaganza.
Titled, Pops in the Park, the U.S. entry used a range of music from Katy Perry to the Foo Fighters to Cirque du Soleil in a performance designed by Rocco Vitale, a fifth generation pyrotechnician.
July 1, 2011
The 5 royal families of fireworks: Pyrotecnico
Four years before Antonio Zambelli settled in New Castle, fellow countryman Constantino Vitale landed there from Naples to create a better life for himself. He also happened to love fireworks. The Vitale family still plays with explosives there -- they just happen to be a lot bigger, and they call their company Pyrotecnico.
June 29, 2011
Pyrotecnico goes high and wide for the Regatta
The fireworks bursting over Pittsburgh this weekend promise to be a display of the latest in pyrotechnic technology. New Castle-based Pyrotecnico will be orchestrating the Pittsburgh Three Rivers Regatta firework display at dusk on July 4th from a barge floating off The Point, a show that will shower sparks over the rivers in a choreographed display of music and innovative firework artistry.
May 21, 2011
Bama's Big Bang lights up Montgomery Sky!
MONTGOMERY, Alabama -- Thousands of spectators both ashore and on boats gathered at the Montgomery Riverfront for the Bama's Big Bang fireworks spectacular show Friday night.
April 25, 2011
Phillies, local shows keep Franklin Township fireworks company alive...
PHILADELPHIA- On a cold, drizzly morning at Citizens Bank Park, three southern New Jersey men walked on the stadium’s metal awnings, 134 feet above the field where a grounds crew prepared for that afternoon’s game.
January 3, 2011
Pyrotecnico Welcomes Telstar Display Fireworks to the Family
New England states can look forward to years more of outstanding fireworks displays thanks to the recent acquisition of Jaffrey, NH’s Telstar by New Castle, PA’s Pyrotecnico.
December 11, 2010
Gizmos Come to Play at Winter Meetings
ORLANDO, Fla. — Like a rapidly spreading fire, word began to circulate Wednesday through the crowded lobby of the Dolphin Hotel at baseball’s winter meetings. General managers, scouting directors and at least one owner had heard the news and were eager to see if it was true.
September 7, 2010
Macy's New Campaign Steps Up The Magic
New York, NY - Just in time for Fashion Week, Macy's is unveiling a new celebrity-loaded campaign to promote its exclusive brands. Themed "Find Your Magic At Macy's," the new effort continues to draw on Martha Stewart, Jessica Simpson and the other famous faces behind its brands, but also plugs the retailer's special events, from the Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade to fireworks to flower shows.
Rocco Vitale, Stephen Vitale and Ralph Piacquadio accepted the Gold Jupiter award on August 6th at LaRonde.
Voom documents Pyrotecnico
Ralph Piacquadio shows why experience matters when producing large-scale outdoor fireworks.