This is the only home we have

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.

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