The Tissue Italy Network was founded in 2012 by 12 Italian companies, all leaders in their field, with the intent of branding “made in Italy” technological excellence in the Tissue field and to organize an event unique of its kind: iT’s Tissue.

12 companies sharing the same values and a strong code of ethics whose goal is to constitute a reference point for the global tissue market.

A.Celli Paper

A.Celli Paper S.p.A. is specialized in technologically advanced system solutions for complete turnkey plants, in the manufacture and rebuilding of tissue Paper Machines with a daily production capacity from 30 to 260 tons, rewinders for tissue flat papers and cardboard, and flexible packaging  and roll handling system.


Elettric80 was established in the 1980s in Viano, in the province of Reggio Emilia. The company is  specialized in the implementation of flexible and modular, integrated and automated solutions, designed for high-volume consumer products manufacturers. Elettric80 provides solutions for production planning and control, storage and shipping activities, with a significant increase in factory efficiency, and ensuring the total traceability of handled products. The whole process is managed centrally by a single software platform, named SM.I.LE80 (Smart Integrated Logistics), which ensures a “direct link” between systems and production processes, from incoming raw materials to complete warehousing and shipping management.

Fabio Perini

Fabio Perini S.p.A. was born in 1966 in Lucca, Italian hub and world tissue production and converting technology center. Today, with its 5 production facilities in Italy, the United States, Brazil and China, it helps its customers stay competitive and grow thanks to complete production solutions for converting and packaging. Technology, globalization and ongoing investments in research have allowed the company to stand out internationally and to be acknowledged as a true excellence in the world of tissue.


Future creates and delivers innovative technology solutions in converting that enable its customers to improve their integrated performance, achieving concrete results and significant competitive advantages.


Gambini S.p.A. is a leading manufacturer in the production of tissue converting machinery located in Lucca (Italy) and in Green Bay, WI (USA). The company is focused on the research and development of innovative technologies that assure the highest level of flexibility and performance during the production process, while also providing excellent finished product quality.


Technical leader among folded paper manufacturers in the converting industry, since 1995 MTC has been spearheading the evolution of the tissue paper folding machines market. Through constant growth and reinvention, the company has already made its indelible mark on the production sector.


OMET is a leading manufacturer of a complete range of paper converting machines for the high production of napkins in paper, tissue and nonwoven materials as well as other products like dispenser napkins or place mats, and high quality paper towels, in-line from roll to finished product. Printing units, flexo or inkjet digital, can be added in-line to the production machine.


Paper Converting Machine Company (PCMC) has been specializing for nearly 100 years in converting machinery.
The tissue converting range includes complete lines for rolled and folded products, both consumer and industrial.
PCMC has manufacturing operations in Italy (Lucca), USA (Green Bay – WI), England (Plymouth), and sales/service offices in Germany, Japan, China, Mexico and Brazil, employing more than 1,000 people worldwide.
PCMC is part of the Barry-Wehmiller group, headquartered in St. Louis (MO), USA.

Pulsar Engineering

Founded in 1989, Pulsar is specialized in solutions and technologies applied to products conveying. Since 1990, it has been focusing on the tissue converting industry, where it is now recognized as the specialist in the design and manufacture of conveying systems for tissue products. During its evolution, Pulsar has developed a range of applications with the aim of becoming a global provider of services for the tissue converting industry.


Recard specializes in the design and production of custom plants and machinery in the tissue industry, using only Italian and European products of the highest quality. Founded in 1962, the company has reached industrial production levels while still retaining the precious core values of an artisanal workshop. This is a philosophy that guarantees maximum production efficiency while never losing sight of the individual customer’s needs. The result is a partnership that goes beyond the mere sale of a piece of equipment.


TMC S.p.A. is a world leader in the design and manufacture of primary and secondary packaging of tissue and nonwoven Products. The company’s strong focus on customers coupled with a commitment to innovation translates into groundbreaking and flexible high performance machines, always correlated by superb customer service.


Since 1948, Toscotec specializes in the manufacture of tissue and paper industry machinery and makes partnership and the ability to customize projects its key strengths. From complete production lines to plant refits, turnkey projects and individual components, the company offers state-of-the-art technology to the world’s major paper producers.


Code of Ethics

To guarantee transparency and honesty towards the entire market, the Network companies have signed a Code of Ethics that outlines the common values that form the basis for the initiative.



iT’s Tissue aims to bring together businesses and operators in the sector and showcase Italian excellence, further publicizing its value based on cutting-edge technology, committed and experienced personnel, know-how and innovation.