Tenax International’s mission is to accelarate the urban cleaning sustainability all over the world with efficient, silent and environmentally friendly sweeping machines.
Tenax International is the first company worldwide completely focused on the production, distribution and service of environmentally friendly street sweeping equipment.
The company whose headquarters are located in Rio Saliceto – Reggio Emilia (Italy), has a range of 3, 4 and 5 m3 diesel of sweeping machines and managed to capitalize its thirty years of experience in the field by introducing in 2003 model Electra 1.0, the first electric street sweeper in the world and, evolving its range with MaxWind in 2013 and Electra 2.0 in 2015, becoming the leading company in the electric street sweepers market.
Today, Tenax International has a modern production plant right in the middle of the “Motor Valley” area, heart of the Italian top range of the automotive industrial sector with a highly advanced manufacturing infrastructure for electric, electronic, pneumatic, hydraulic and mechanic parts and components.
Thanks to a dense and faithful distribution network, Tenax International is able to sell in over 42 countries, ensuring a complete commercial coverage and a highly standardised maintenance and assistance service all over the world.
Furthermore, Tenax International together with its strong dealers network can find hire and rental solutions for machines and batteries and scheduled maintenance, answering to our customers’ greater efficiency needs, both public and private.

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Our Vision

“To be a key player in the environmentally friendly street sweepers market, thanks to an acknowledged leadership, due to professionality, innovative solutions, ability to attract and retain talent, ethical and sustainable approach.”


“To improve our customers’ productivity and help their sustainable growth, providing customized innovative solutions and commercial and service support which will keep high the investment value over time. To carry on within us a growth, trust and excellence path to anticipate the change and to pursue a durable economic success.”


We are future-oriented
We are reliable, because we know what we do
We care for the environment, safety and health
We support the achievement of targets
We respect priorities
We are customer-oriented
We listen to our customers
We explain and provide advices
We offer the best solutions
We are prepared to make things work
We take responsibility for the results of our actions
We act considering the consequences of our actions
We evaluate the risks and the benefits of our actions
We have an entrepreneurial spirit
We think about what is best to do for our business
We act proactively instead of waiting for an order
We are never satisfied of the results
We know the consequences of our actions
We strive for excellence
We are oriented to problem solving
We question constructively traditional practices
We bring new and better ideas