Founded in 1974 as a small business providing machinery maintenance services, the company gradually began assembling its own products, focusing progressively on the manufacturing of fully automatic lines.

Today, Emmeci is a world leading manufacturer of electro-mechanical machines to produce cardboard boxes used as external packaging of luxury goods.

Sector: World leading manufacturer of automatic lines for rigid cardboard boxes used in luxury packaging of premium consumer goods

Investment Year: 2007

Investment type: secondary buy-out
Share: co-control
Revenue class (€M): 20-25 (90% exported)
Employees class: 50-100
Office: Cerreto Guidi (Province of Florence)
Website: www.emmecifucecchio.it

Exit year: 2016

Exit type: trade sale to Coesia, Italian multinational machinery firm headquartered in Bologna.

Value creation: Aksìa Group guided Emmeci through its international development in the Asian markets and supported the commercial diversification into new markets and applications. It supported investments in R&D and the development of a new line for high-end electronic device packaging that has had a positive impact on the entire product range and set a new quality standard for the market. It streamlined the organizational structure while strengthening the management team with the appointment of a new CEO, a CFO and the creation of a General Manager position.