For more than 50 years, Aerothermic Fomat has been working in the paper industry designing, manufacturing and installing innovative solutions of the highest quality.


Fomat was founded in 1973 in Lucca, in the heart of the renowned Tuscan paper district. Since its inception, the company’s mission has focused on providing quality services and innovative products to the paper industry.

With more than 5000 installations worldwide to its credit, the experience and expertise acquired have led the company to develop solutions aimed at increasing performance, efficiency and energy savings in paper mills.

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Today FOMAT is a brand of AEROTHERMIC SRL. At the basis of the company’s success is its know-how and ability to design, engineer and manufacture every component, with the precise aim of enhancing the overall efficiency of the plant. This production model ensures an undisputed level of quality and a constant search for innovation.

Currently, experience in the field of automation and process control has been strengthened thanks to the synergy with the Cacini Group. As part of its supply, at the customer’s request, Aerothermic Fomat can integrate the control into the DCS or can supply the components with dedicated management panel.

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The company is well known for its solutions for the main steps of paper, tissue and corrugated board production. The products include:

  • Turn-key projects with cogeneration plants
  • Complete Hood system for Yankee machine and multi-dryer
  • Stabilizing boxes
  • Steam & condensate system with rotary joints and siphons (for Tissue Paper & Corrugator machines)
  • Hall ventilation system
  • Dust & Mist removal system
  • Cleaning system for Felt and wire
  • Filter systems for clarified and fresh water
  • Tail-cutter for wet and dry section
  • Edge trim machine & Anti bobble air HP water system
  • Doctor blade oscillators
  • Quality control system with infrared technology and radiological sources
  • Basis weight valve
  • Handling system such as:
    • Shaft puller & Expandable shaft
    • Wrapping machine (Up ender system)
    • Shuttle (manual or automatic)
    • Conveyor types (PVC and Slat type)
    • Pulper feeding system
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Marco Cacini
Luca Cacini
Elena Marchetti
Technical department
Giampiero Squaglia
Technical director
Simone Puccetti
Technical designer
Stefano Sani
Technical designer
Sullivan Costi
Technical designer
Maurizio Micheletti
Technical designer
Andrea Simi
Technical designer
Antonio Mirra
Technical designer
Michele Bartolini
Technical designer
Aldo Deda
Technical designer
Leonardo Tocchini
Technical designer
Electric/Electronic department
Mauro Da San Martino
Electrical Department
Accounting department
Sara Donati
Accounting department
Mara Meschi
Accounting department
Vanessa Da San Martino
Accounting department
Silvio Renieri
Sales manager
Stefano Giorgetti
Sales manager
Stefano Coli
Sales manager
Filippo Passaglia
Sales manager
Maurizio Matteucci
Sales manager
Nicola Andreuccetti
Production department
Workshop and Assembly
Igor Cecchi
Workshop manager
Carmelo Nani
Mechanical fitter
Giuseppe Ferlanti
Federico Fanucchi
Mechanical fitter
Cesare Rocchi
Mechanical fitter
Warehouse and shipping
Michela Mione
Logistics and shippings
Matteo Cantini
Warehouse Department
Samuele Bertolacci
Spare parts department
Technologies Department
Giulio Petrini
Technologies Department
Cristiano Matteoni
Technologies Department
Yuri Nannelli
Service manager
Elisabetta Carrara
Service department
Project Manager
Pierluigi Galanti
Project manager