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Since the time GIMA decided to enter in the coffee market, it has consistently been able to impress its customers with extremely innovative technical solutions, utmost flexibility and reliability. Its custom tailored solutions make GIMA the ideal strategic partner for industry leaders who constantly strive to meet new market trends.

Now GIMA occupies a leading position in the global coffee market and it covers all aspects of the packaging process, from consultancy and design to production planning and turnkey solutions: it provides equipment for dosing, filling, sealing, cartoning and end-of-line packaging.

Catering for all requirements in the coffee sector, and with decades of specific experience, GIMA plays a role as primary technological partner and business advisor in all areas of coffee packaging.
Alongside the world’s most comprehensive range of coffee packaging equipment, specially conceived tailored solutions are developed to respond to the market’s fast evolving needs. Thanks to such experience, GIMA is able to provide state-of-the-art solutions perfectly tailored around product and process specifications.

Based in Parma, Mapster designs and manufactures complete capsule filling and packaging lines for the coffee industry. Thanks to the implementation of today’s latest technologies in the specific field of coffee capsule production, Mapster is able to offer coffee packaging equipment with the best integrated solutions. An ample range of equipment is available to handle capacities going from just 60 capsules/min to highly efficient production lines reaching volumes of 360 capsules/min. Alongside the selection of capsule fillers, Mapster provides automatic vertical packaging equipment.

Thanks to technically advanced solutions, competitive prices and proven reliability, Mapster represents a reference in the market sector, also providing qualified assistance and supportive consultancy to customers wishing to safeguard their position in the market.

Petroncini designs and manufactures a complete range of equipment for green coffee handling and processing, a vast selection of roasters for all capacity requirements and high-quality grinders to satisfy the most demanding customers.

An historical brand in the coffee industry, Petroncini has an in-depth understanding related to all aspects of the industry and has decades of experience in creating the most successful technical solutions.

Thanks to the broad knowledge base of our engineering department, Petroncini regularly answers countless requests from global customers and is able to share the best solutions designed for all types of needs, from small laboratory applications to major industrial plants.

Recently IMA has completed the closing for the purchase of 70% of Spreafico Automation S.r.l.

Spreafico Automation, headquartered in Calolziocorte, Lecco, offers a selection of solutions with different speeds and features in order to be suitable to respond to any production need. With a well-established reputation for the reliability and strength of its machines, the company takes advantage of the mechanical skills available in the region in which it is based. In fact, all its design teams work internally, producing part of the components for its machines in its own workshop, equipped with lathes, millers and numerical control machines.

Spreafico is highly specialised in designing machines for the packaging of coffee capsules and soluble products. Together with capsule-filling equipment, Spreafico is renowned for building special machinery to customise standard capsules according to specific requirements and is the undisputed leader in this field thanks to consolidated mechanical expertise and unmatched technical competences.

IMA has completed the closing of the acquisition of 61.45% of Tecmar S.A.

Founded in 1994 and based in Mar del Plata, Buenos Aires, Tecmar S.A. is a company dedicated to design and manufacture packaging machines and flexible packaging systems. It maintained a clear commitment to technological development and innovation, marking a clear regional leadership and gradually increasing the presence at international markets.

The vertical form-fill seal expert company has a full array of machines handling dosed filling of flexible, sealed packages in all shapes and sizes. With 25 years of specific experience, Tecmar is another player making up the only team the industry knows able to cover processing and packaging needs from start to finish.

IMA BFB has a long tradition of designing and manufacturing end-of-line and secondary packaging machines. Its bundling and wrapping machines, case packers, palletizers and depalletizers cover a wide range of speeds and are aimed at the following markets: confectionery, pharmaceuticals, dairy & food, tea, coffee & beverages and personal care.

The reasons behind its success can be found in its extensive knowledge of the market and ability to provide customized solutions that cater for most of our users needs. The machines and feeder units are extremely flexible, enabling many types of product and pack to be processed. The machines feature a robust balcony structure and it is designed with the operator in mind.

Simple to use and easily accessible, they guarantee maximum protection for both operator and product, at every stage of production. The number of size parts is kept to a minimum and size changeover is tool-free. Another equally important aspect is compact size which reduces the machine footprint and allows greater accessibility factors that give the machines a more contemporary feel. BFB also offers robotized, integrated cartoning and palletization systems that guarantee flexibility and efficiency in the increasingly demanding packaging market.