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OMET and OT Lucca Form New Joint Venture

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In mid-February, OMET and OT Lucca reached an agreement to form a joint venture. OMET will benefit from the experience and technology of the company located in Montecarlo di Lucca, Italy, in the design and production of new units and complete lines for tissue converting.

Thanks to this new opportunity, OMET will widen the machine range for folded products. OMET will take advantage of the presence of OT Lucca in the "tissue region" of Lucca to offer a quicker and more efficient service to the several clients in this area.

OMET will produce at OT Lucca’s site the new lines dedicated to interfolded products and will develop new high-performing personalized solutions aimed at meeting customers’ needs, counting on the new synergy and the deep expertise of both companies in the sector of tissue converting.

Marco Calcagni, OMET sales and marketing manager, says, "This new joint venture will allow OMET to increase its market share. A new converting line fofor interfolded products will be presented at the end of June during the iT’s Tissue, the big event organized by the 12 companies of the Tissue Italy network to promote the excellence of the Italian technology in the sector".

OMET Group, with its companies OMET SRL, O-PAC and subsidiaries in China, Spain, United States and Czech Republic, is one of the most dynamic industrial organizations in Lombardy, northern Italy. The group employs 600 people globally.

OMET SRL, founded in Lecco in 1963, is organized in three business units: Packaging Printing Machines (narrow and mid web printing machines); Tissue converting (machines for the production of napkins, paper towels and table mats); and, Systems in Motion (production of special and standard ball bearings, trolleys, handling systems).
O-Pac, founded in 1989, works in partnership with leading brands in the cosmetic, pharmacy and distribution industries for the design and the production of wet-wipes for any purpose, as well as innovative solutions like gloves, pads and sheet masks. In 2014 O-PAC acquired NCT (New Cosmetic Technology), designing, creating and packaging derma-cosmetic products for OEM. NCT specializes in the production of tailor-made items for face-body-hair treatment, babies hygiene and daily care, sun protection, oral care, 100% natural and organic lotions, sludge and thermal products. In February 2016 O-PAC signed a joint venture with Wet-Wipes international, located in Prague, Czech Republic, for production and sales of wet wipes with a strong presence in German and Balkan markets.


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