Excellence in technology at the service of the paper industry.

Toscotec designs and manufactures machines, systems and components for the production of Tissue and Paper & Board, offering proprietary solutions to the world’s leading paper industries.

Since 1948, Toscotec has specialised in the construction of machines for the tissue and paper industry. From complete production lines to plant refits, turnkey projects and individual components, the company offers state-of-the-art technology to the world’s most important paper producers. With headquarters in Lucca, the nerve center of the Italian paper district, Toscotec is a leading player on international markets.

Know-how, production excellence, respect for people and ongoing research into the best solutions to achieve customer satisfaction by anticipating needs: these are our key values.

Maximum production efficiency, reduced consumption and costs, the highest quality finished products and respect for environmental resources: these are our results.
And our new point of departure.

Our History

1948

Sergio Toschi establishes Officine Meccaniche Toschi, a company devoted to providing assistance and services in the constantly expanding paper industry.

1950-1960

Giovan Battista Mennucci joins the company and from this point on its efforts are focused on
the design and manufacture of paper production machinery.

1963

The company produces its first complete tissue making machine.

1970-1980

These are years of exponential growth during which the company focuses its activities on the export market.
In this decade, Toschi installs its first plants in Europe, Africa, Australia, Asia and South America.

1997

The company builds its first Tissue plant using Crescent Former technology and delivers the first unit of this type to BJC Cellox Paper in Thailand.

1998

This is a year of change for the Company which, with the arrival of Fabio Perini after his acquisition of the stake held by the Toschi family and the boost given to the business by the Mennucci family, sees rapid growth of its market and technologies.

2000

Production and installation of the world’s first Steel Yankee dryer, the TT SYD.

2003

“Officine Meccaniche Toschi” changes its name to Toscotec, marking the start of a radical new process of expansion and renewal.

2004

On January 8, the first TADVision machine is started up in the USA for the Potlatch Corporation in Las Vegas: the first turnkey plant built by Toscotec for the US market.

2006

The Mennucci's acquire the share packet held by Fabio Perini and are now in full control of the Group through its holding company.

2012

The year begins with the important acquisition of Milltech, a leading provider of integrated paper drying and energy saving solutions, and the consolidation of the new Far East branch office, Toscotec Asia & Pacific, established in 2011.

2013

The “It’s Tissue” event makes its debut in Lucca, the first international fair devoted to all tissue sector operators. The initiative’s point of strength is its collaboration and engagement with 12 local paper makers, who open their companies’ doors to offer visitors the opportunity to enjoy a full immersion experience and learn in-depth about various issues linked with the world of papermaking. The next edition will hold in June 2015!