270 Exhibitors, 5000 Visitors: this is MIAC in Lucca (Italy)! Visiting MIAC means obtaining a full overview of the technology and equipment available to the paper industry sector thanks to the constant participation of the leading companies in the sector which present the latest developments in machines, systems and avant-garde solutions to improve the management of the various stages in the paper production cycle.
During the 3 days of Exhibition take place 4 International Conferences, offering very interesting content and studied to provide professional and dynamics information to the participants coming from all over the world.
The paper industry and the district of Lucca
The paper industry in Italy boasts significant numbers: 165 Paper Mills, 20,000 workers, almost 9,000,000 tonnes of paper and cardboard produced every year, with a turnover of 6.8 billion Euros (the volume of production places Italy in the first 4 positions to European level).
Lucca is the only officially acknowledged “Paper District” in Europe: over 140 Paper Mills and Converters, 6,500 workers, 2,000,000 tonnes of paper and cardboard produced (tissue paper and corrugated cardboard), with a turnover of 3.5 billion Euros. Lucca is also home to major companies that supply technologies, machinery and services to the paper industry sector, with a turnover of more than 2,600 million Euros and over 8,000 workers!
In Europe, Lucca is the number one spot for tissue production (24% market share), Italy is also one of the leader countries in the corrugated cardboard sector. But Lucca is not only synonymous with the Paper Industry! It is also one of the major tourist destinations in Italy, and is sure to charm the Visitors of MIAC with its beautiful city Walls, Towers and Squares.