IMA Group

Company Name: IMA Group
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Contact Person: Mrs. Maria Antonia Mantovani – Press Office Manager
Phone Number: +39 340 2410410

Established in 1961, IMA is world leader in the design and manufacture of automatic machines for the processing and packaging of pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, food, tea and coffee.

Its position of leadership is the result of significant investments in R&D, regular and constructive dialogue with the end-users in its sectors and the Group’s ability to expand internationally, conquering new markets.

The Group, whose Chairman is Alberto Vacchi, has about 6,200 employees, about 2,400 of whom overseas, and is present in about 80 countries, supported by a sales network made up of 29 branches (Italy, France, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, Germany, Austria, Spain, Poland, Israel, Russia, the United States, India, China, Malaysia, Thailand and Brazil), representative offices in central-eastern Europe and more than 50 agencies.

The Group has 47 production plants in Italy, Germany, Switzerland, the UK, the USA, India, Malaysia, China and Argentina.

The IMA Group owns more than 1,700 patents and patent applications in the world and has launched many new machine models over the last years.

IMA Pharma is the world leader in the design and manufacture of automatic machines for the processing and packaging of pharmaceutical products thanks to its high-tech profile and the ability to offer tailor-made solutions to satisfy the most sophisticated requests in the market.
IMA Pharma is made up of highly specialised divisions: IMA Active (Solid Dose Solutions), IMA Life (Aseptic Processing & Freeze Drying Solutions), IMA Safe/BFB (Packaging and End of line solutions) and IMA Automation (Assembly Technology solutions).

IMA Active offers a complete range of machines for the processing of oral solid dosage forms: granulation equipment, tableting machines, capsule filling machines with a wide range of filling and control systems, capsule and tablet coating machines in perforated pan and solid wall, capsule and tablet weighing machines, product handling and washing systems.

IMA Life offers a wide range of machines for liquid and powder aseptic and non-aseptic processing and freeze-drying solutions, satisfying any requirements coming from the aseptic, biopharmaceutical and pharmaceutical markets. Each products represents consolidated technology acquired not only through experience spanning over 60 years, but also thanks to its ongoing partnership with leading pharmaceutical companies worldwide.

IMA Safe designs and manufactures complete lines for primary and secondary packaging for the pharmaceutical, nutraceutical and cosmetic industries. In particular, IMA Safe supplies a complete range of blister packaging machines, counters for capsules and tablets, tube fillers, deep thermoforming machines, horizontal and vertical cartoning machines, as well as complete end-of-line solutions designed thanks to IMA BFB: from over wrapping, to case packing to palletizing. IMA Safe also is able to offer complete lines for packaging in thermo-sealed sachets and stick packs.

Last but not least, IMA Automation is the business hub composed of leading companies in the assembly industry, dedicated to offering its clients a wide range of technological solutions for assembling components in several application fields such as Medical Devices (inhalers, injection systems, diagnostic and tubing solutions and ophthalmic products).

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