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The Specialists in Automation.

IMA Automation consists of a homogeneous group of companies each a leader in its sector, with over 50 years of experience in assembly technologies.

IMA Automation is a globally unique group in the automation industry, dedicated to offering its clients a wide range of technological solutions and products.

This structured approach, based on ethical values as well as on technical skills, characterises all the companies that produce IMA Group assembly technologies.

The companies that make up the “IMA Automation world” have earned their success being driven by “passion” for their work and by the great dedication of their technical and commercial teams in pursuing their ultimate objective of fully satisfying their clients.

Many years of experience in the industry, designing and building assembly systems for a great variety of plastic components for various industries, have helped our companies develop top-of-the-line technical skills, earning excellent market reputations and positioning themselves as leaders among those offering specialized technological solutions.

The newly established Automation Group is also a perfect complement to the already consolidated IMA Packaging line, allowing the sharing of clients and, most importantly, of roles in providing technological solutions.

IMA Automation GIMA

Vast experience in assembly and packaging technologies

When it was founded, in 1977, GIMA entered the media sector developing over 1,000 high quality assembly solutions for audio and video cassettes, CD-ROMs and DVDs, soon becoming the undisputed leader. The experience and reputation gained in this sector enabled GIMA in the ‘90s to transfer its technological expertise to the development of assembly and packaging systems in other product sectors such as Beverages, Cosmetics and Pharmaceuticals.

The efficiency of a process derives from in-depth knowledge of the material and of the object being handled. The thirty-year collaboration that GIMA has established with the main actors in the plastic industry (Mold-Makers, Injection Molding Machine Makers, Plastic Converters) represents added value that generates strong synergy right from the initial project development stage, enabling us to create automation systems suited to any type of product to be assembled. Thanks to such partnerships, GIMA is able to provide state-of-the-art solutions perfectly tailored around product and process specifications.

IMA Automation MALAYSIA

Gateway to the Far East and local partner

IMA Automation Malaysia is specialised in the manufacture of built-to-print and custom-built automation systems for the inkjet and medical device industry. Consolidate expertise in the assembly of products such as ink cartridges, tube sets, safety syringes, electrodes, concentric needles etc. Focusing on the assembly automation industry market, each solution is structured to meet the needs of quality and reliability, critical when manufacturing in a competitive production environment. Equipment manufactured in Penang can be certified UL or CE if required.

IMA Automation MEDTECH

Leading solutions for the medical industry

MEDTECH designs and builds turn-key assembly solutions for the medical device industry. Continuously drawing on innovative technologies together with our comprehensive knowledge of processes, MEDTECH provides engineered solutions that support medical device projects at every stage in the product development life cycle.

From design for automation, design for feeding and design for manufacturing, risk mitigation via proof of principle testing, from concept, to prototyping, to low volume to multi-up high volume production, MEDTECH has the tools and experience that allow present and future market leaders to achieve their production goals.

With more than 25 complex lines designed each year, our engineers use the latest test technologies including vision systems for recognising complex targets, torque, flow, leak, pressure tests, etc.

With 50 years of experience and hundreds of successful projects delivered on-time, MEDTECH covers an extensive range of solutions to aid bring your device to market.

IMA Automation NORTH AMERICA

Rock solid from automotive to medical across North America

IMA Automation North America designs and builds turnkey assembly and test systems for the medical, automotive, vision and caps & closures industries. Our engineered solutions support customer projects at every stage in the product development life cycle. From concept to prototyping, low to high volume production, IMA Automation North America has the comprehensive experience and know-how to help customers reach their production targets.

As part of the global IMA Automation group of companies, IMA Automation North America is able to offer local solutions for its customers, sharing engineering and manufacturing expertise across all sites. This leads to improved service and support for customers, ensuring innovative and efficient assembly solutions.

IMA Automation TELEROBOT

The specialist in high-speed solutions for caps & closures

TELEROBOT offers different high-speed assembly systems for small and medium sized plastic components to be used in the fields of food and beverage, cosmetic and medical closures (carton fitments, push-pull, sport-caps, safety closures, non-refillable closures).

Experience lasting 35 years and continuous improvement and specialisation, based on primary customer specifications, has brought our assembly machines to benchmark status, particularly regarding assembly of plastic or aluminum caps and closures.