Tenax International is the first company worldwide to completely focus on the production, distribution and service of environmentally friendly street sweeping equipment.


The company headquarters are located in Rio Saliceto – Reggio Emilia (Italy). It has a range of 792.52, 1,056.70 and 1,320.86 gal diesel sweeping machines and has managed to capitalize on its thirty years of experience in the field by introducing in 2003 its Electra 1.0 model, the first electric street sweeper in the world. It developed its range with MaxWind in 2013 and Electra 2.0 in 2015, to become the leading company in the electric street sweeper market.

Today, Tenax International has a modern production plant right in the middle of the “Motor Valley” area, the heart of the Italian top range automotive industrial sector, with a highly advanced manufacturing infrastructure for electric, electronic, pneumatic, hydraulic and mechanic parts and components.
Thanks to a close, loyal distribution network, Tenax International is able to sell in over 42 countries, and ensure complete commercial coverage and a highly standardised maintenance and assistance service worldwide.
Furthermore, Tenax International’s strong dealer network is able to find hire and rental solutions for machines, batteries and scheduled maintenance, in response to our public and private customers’ greater efficiency needs.

Our Vision

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


“To improve our customers’ productivity and help their sustainable growth, by providing customized, innovative solutions and commercial and service support, which will keep investment value high over time. To carry on growing and increasing customer trust along our path to excellence, to anticipate changes and pursue long-lasting, economic success.”


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