Machinery and plants for the production of Paper and Paperboard and for the converting of Tissue Paper

    270 Exhibitors, 6,200 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 (production of Paper and Paperboard and converting of Tissue Paper) thanks to the constant participation of the leading companies in the sector that present the latest developments in machines, systems and avant-garde solutions to improve the management of the various stages in the paper production cycle.


    MIAC: an event not to be missed!


    MIAC, International Meeting Point!

    Technologies and Machinery for the Production of Paper and Paperboard and for the Converting of Tissue Paper.

    MIAC has reached its 26th edition. It is an international meeting point that allows you to compare the technologies and business proposals of 270 companies present at the Exhibition.
    Taking part in MIAC means being one of 6,200 Visitors from across the globe who meet in Lucca in October of each year (last year’s MIAC Exhibition registered visitors from 52 Countries).

    MIAC is the Official Exhibition of ASSOCARTA, the Association of the Paper, Board and Pulp industry manufacturing companies in Italy, and of LUCCA INDUSTRIAL ASSOCIATION.



    4 Conferences dedicated to the Paper Industry sector!

    Participation in the Conferences is free of charge.

    During the 3 days of Exhibition 4 International Conferences take place, offering very interesting content and studies to provide professional and dynamics information to the participants coming from all over the world. Simultaneous translation is available for all the Conferences.


    Italy and Lucca Paper District

    MIAC is held in Lucca, the only officially recognized “Paper District” in Europe.
    Italy produces 9,000,000 tons of paper and paperboard every year.

    The paper industry in Italy boasts significant numbers: 160 Paper Mills, 20,000 workers, a turnover of 6.8 billion Euros. Some data on Lucca area: over 140 Paper Mills and Tissue Converters, 2,000,000 tons of paper produced (tissue paper and corrugated cardboard), a turnover of 3.5 billion Euros. Lucca is also home to major companies that supply technologies and services to the paper industry sector. In Europe, Lucca is the number one spot for tissue production (24% market share); Italy is one of the leader countries in the corrugated cardboard sector.