The paper industry sector in Italy and the district of Lucca
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%); Italy is also one of the leader countries in the corrugated cardboard sector
The paper industry in Italy boasts significant numbers…
165 Paper Mills
in the Italian territory
of paper produced every year
employed in the paper sector
6.8 bilion in turnover
per year in the paper industry in Italy
In Europe, Italy
is in the first 4 positions (tons produced)
Technology & Development
major investments every year