Recard, an Italian company located in the Lucca Tissue Valley, is specialized in the custom design and manufacturing of equipment and machines for the tissue paper industry. All Recard machines are manufactured using only highest quality Italian or European materials.

We founded Recard in 1962, thanks to the commitment and passion of the brothers Piero and Luciano Cardinotti along with Silvano Renieri. Our company has grown over the years to become a medium sized business that now employs more than 70 people and has an annual turnover in excess of 30 million Euro.

Our strength is our 55 years of experience in this sector, which is something we are proud of: we carry on the cultural tradition of the territory of the province of Lucca, as one of the leading companies in the construction of machines and technologies associated to the tissue production.

Our Mission

In Recard we have maintained the characteristics of an “artisan‘s workshop”. Know-how, skills, deep-rooted local culture, simplified organization, direct relations with our customers and a flexible technology are the components of our work philosophy, which allows us to provide made to measure solutions for companies of any size.

Our technicians and engineers combine their skill in designing and constructing tissue production plants to painstaking attention to detail and a real passion for their work. Machines that are 100% Italian, high quality, reliable and guaranty maximum production efficiency are the results of this method.
The products manufactured by Recard are unique: every single piece is designed to created a customized and high-performance plants.

A new era in high-profile craftsmanship.

Our offer

The Crescent Former is the culmination of technological improvements derived from our experience in the manufacturing of four machines since the 1960s (Plain Wire; Sloped Wire; Twin Wire C-Former; and Twin Wire S-Former). The first Crescent Former was invented in the 1970s by the multinational Kimberly Clark which held the patent until the Nineties.
Our technological innovations and more than 50 years of experience in the field of tissue ensure the highest levels of performance from the Recard Crescent Former.

Each Recard Crescent Former is designed to optimize the real operating speed of your production line. We have achieved performance of over 2000 meters per minute.
Recard’s rewinders are simple to use. They allow you to cut and pair quickly anywhere from one to four plies, according to your needs. They are distinguished by their simple design and particularly solid structure.

The rewinder makes the difference. It is a machine that complements your system of tissue production and completes the production cycle without the need to outsource the service.

Easy Installation – Easy Operation – Easy Price- Easy Crescent: Easy Tissue

Easy Crescent is a Recard brand: it is uniquely designed to minimize cost and power consumption, against lower production (for special projects). Easy Crescent is a plant with a good production capacity, in line with the needs of today’s developing/emerging/growing market. Easy Crescent is the result of Recard innovation and experience got from more than 125 tissue plants on 5 continents.
The proper preparation of the pulp mixture is the fundamental first step in obtaining a high-quality final product.

For this reason, the machines which treat the fiber represent an important starting point in the production cycle of the tissue.

Recard provides machines customized plants for the preparation of stock.
The Rebuild Program is the reconditioning and updating by Recard of pre-existing machines using the advanced technology of the Crescent Former. The Rebuild Program optimizes the production capacity of the entire plant as well as improving the quality of the paper produced.

With the information about the design of your existing production line and its current performance, as well as details of your future performance expectations following the reconditioning, Recard will provide a thorough assessment and cost projection.

Our offer

Crescent Former
The Crescent Former is the culmination of technological improvements derived from our experience in the manufacturing of four machines since the 1960s (Plain Wire; Sloped Wire; Twin Wire C-Former; and Twin Wire S-Former). The first Crescent Former was invented in the 1970s by the multinational Kimberly Clark which held the patent until the Nineties.
Our technological innovations and more than 50 years of experience in the field of tissue ensure the highest levels of performance from the Recard Crescent Former.

Each Recard Crescent Former is designed to optimize the real operating speed of your production line. We have achieved performance of over 2000 meters per minute.
Rewinder
Recard’s rewinders are simple to use. They allow you to cut and pair quickly anywhere from one to four plies, according to your needs. They are distinguished by their simple design and particularly solid structure.

The rewinder makes the difference. It is a machine that complements your system of tissue production and completes the production cycle without the need to outsource the service.

Easy Crescent
Easy Installation – Easy Operation – Easy Price- Easy Crescent: Easy Tissue

Easy Crescent is a Recard brand: it is uniquely designed to minimize cost and power consumption, against lower production (for special projects). Easy Crescent is a plant with a good production capacity, in line with the needs of today’s developing/emerging/growing market. Easy Crescent is the result of Recard innovation and experience got from more than 125 tissue plants on 5 continents.
Stock Preparation Plant
The proper preparation of the pulp mixture is the fundamental first step in obtaining a high-quality final product.

For this reason, the machines which treat the fiber represent an important starting point in the production cycle of the tissue.

Recard provides machines customized plants for the preparation of stock.
Rebuild Program
The Rebuild Program is the reconditioning and updating by Recard of pre-existing machines using the advanced technology of the Crescent Former. The Rebuild Program optimizes the production capacity of the entire plant as well as improving the quality of the paper produced.

With the information about the design of your existing production line and its current performance, as well as details of your future performance expectations following the reconditioning, Recard will provide a thorough assessment and cost projection.

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Contact us

Via della Torbola, 27
Villa Basilica (Lucca), Italy - 55019

Tel. +39 0572 43067

Fax +39 0572 43011

info@recard.it

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