The traditional art of furniture making focuses particulary on the Quarrata area a few kilometres outside Pistoia where many avant-garde businesses in this sector are located.
TEXTILES AND EMBROIDERY
Many companies work in Pistoia manufacturing household linens and in the surrounding area skilled embroiderers still make prestigious fabrics that are exported and admired around the world. One particularly well-known old embroidery style is the "Casale stitch" named after the village near Casalguidi where it originated.
PISTOIA UNIVERSITY CAMPUS
The university campus in Pistoia is part of the University study of Florence and is managed by the Consorzio UNISER. It offers Bachelor 's degree courses in Tourism Studies, Gardening Studies, transport Engineering, Nursing, physiotherapy, Obstetrics, and Master 's degrees in landscaping and Educational Coordinator.
This is the Finmeccanica transport sector company that constructs large-scale transport vehicles for roads, railways and underground railway system (buses, trains, locomotives, underground trains) and works with four continents. Some of the cities which have chosen Ansaldobreda vehicles include Manchester, Washington, Copenhagen, Lille, Oslo, Atlanta, San Francisco, Boston, Los Angeles and then Gothenburg, Ankara, Madrid, Athens.
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