Company profile


Tissue Italy is a network of Italian equipment suppliers for the tissue industry.

The twelve companies signed a Network Contract that constitutes an innovative form of aggregation, flexible and very suitable to the needs of different sized companies, that allows them to collaborate in order to reach a common goal while at the same time guaranteeing the individual autonomy of each company.

Every three years Tissue Italy will bring together customers and companies (iT’s Tissue Event) with the scope of enhancing the reputation for excellence associated with this Italian supply chain and to give it value and recognition based on its state-of-the-art tissue technology, know-how and innovation level in the global tissue market.

The companies of the Network also signed a shared Code of Ethics for transparency and honest business practices among the Network members themselves and towards the market.

The 12 companies making up the Network are: A.Celli Paper; Elettric 80; Fabio Perini; Futura; Gambini; MTC; Omet; PCMC; Pulsar; Recard; TMC; Toscotec.

The 12 Tissue Italy Network companies in figures:

  • 3056 employees
  • 23 manufacturing plants
  • 55 sales & service offices
  • 210,600 m2 of plant surface
  • 2375 projects brought to term (lines and upgrades)
  • 28,842 converting lines delivered
  • 343 paper machine lines delivered
  • 9650 packaging machines delivered
  • 700 million euro network sales (2018)


It’s Tissue is a journey through technological excellence Made in Italy.

It is not just a standard fair.
It is a unique event, giving unprecedented access to entire production lines and the very best companies in the sector: companies at the heart of innovation when it comes to producing, converting, packaging and handling tissue products such as toilet paper,kitchen rolls, facial tissues, napkins and handkerchiefs, roll and folded products for the consumer and professional sectors.

It’s Tissue is the chance to experience technological excellence in operation first hand via visits to the 12 companies making up the network as they open their doors for live demonstrations of their technology. It is also the chance to appreciate the beauty of Italy, visiting the companies situated in some of Italy’s most alluring cities: from Lucca, the heart of the event, to Bologna, Reggio Emilia and Lecco.

At the past two events, It’s Tissue visitors have felt, heard and seen the very best of tissue technology close up, and at the same time enjoyed an exclusive cultural and gastronomic experience in fabulous Italy.

The first edition took place in 2013, bringing to Italy an audience of tissue professionals from around the world.

This highly successful debut was surpassed by the second and third editions in June 2015 and 2018.
And preparations are now underway for the next edition of “It’s Tissue” – The Italian Technology Experience – that will take place in 2021 and promises to provide another unparalleled, unforgettable experience in technology, culture and hospitality, because It’s Tissue is the only event of its kind in the world.

Piazza Bernardini, 4
55100 Lucca - Italy

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