Agreement between the Special Commissioner and Fameccanica (Angelini Group)

Agreement between the Special Commisioner and Fameccanica (Angelini Group): high speed lines will be supplied for the production of protective masks


Thanks to Italian technology an important step to cover the need for protective masks in the country

Rome, 2nd May 2020 – The Special Commisioner and Fameccanica (Angelini Group) have signed an agreement for the supply of 25 high-speed production lines for surgical masks to Civil Protection.

Fameccanica is part of Angelini Group, an industrial group operating in health, consumer goods and machinery.

The production lines that will be supplied to the Civil Protection have been designed, manufactured and patented by Fameccanica, an international automation and robotics group for the consumer goods industry. The technology is able to allow the installation in a very short time and the increase of the production speed, getting of much higher volumes than those granted by existing machines today.

“I would like to thank the major Italian companies that have been at our side in the management of this emergency and in particular Fameccanica of the Angelini Group - commented the Special Commissioner, Domenico Arcuri - This agreement is a positive example of collaboration between the public and private sectors in the exclusive interest of the citizens. It is further proof that Italy really is a great country".

"This project is based on an extraordinary industrial, technological and human commitment and was born in a logic of service to the country in a moment of extreme difficulty. We were quick to design an innovative technology - commented Alessandro Bulfon General Manager of Fameccanica - which combines speed standards with the product's ability to overcome the limits of finding raw materials. This puts us in a position today to face the country's reopening phase and tomorrow to deal any other emergency health situation”.



Fameccanica is an international automation and robotics group for the consumer goods industry, part of the Angelini Group. Fameccanica Group develops high productivity systems and technologies in a wide range of applications (disposable sanitaryware, personal and environmental hygiene products) as well as highly customized production lines designed for the specific needs of large manufacturing companies. Its high value-added digital services and a continuous approach to sustainability help many companies around the world to be competitive and innovative.

Angelini Holding

Angelini Holding is the parent company of an international group leader in the health and well-being area of the pharmaceutical and mass-market sectors. Founded in Italy in 1919, today Angelini group operates in 17 countries with a staff of 6,000 and a turnover of €1,700 million. In the Pharma sector, Angelini Pharma gives constant and foremost attention to the areas of Mental Health (included Pain), Rare Diseases and Consumer Health. Angelini Pharma products are marketed in 70 countries around the world, thanks to both its direct presence and strategic alliances with leading international pharmaceutical groups and local companies.

The Angelini group also operates in the Personal Care sector through Fater, a leader in the Italian market for absorbent hygiene products and a key player in the European bleach market. In the Machinery sector, operates through Fameccanica, Angelini Beauty is the Business Unit dedicated to the Perfumery and Skincare and Suncare sectors, through licencing contracts with fashion houses and also through its own brands. In the Wine sector, Bertani Domains operates with 6 wineries in Italy, for an overall total of 1,700 hectares of land, 460 of which are under vines, and an overall production of approximately 4 million bottles per year.

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