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IMA Coffee HUB

A single stop supplier, for every stage.

 Delivering comprehensive experience,
technology and reliability from beans reception to end of line, matching all the most demanding process,
packaging and service requirements with regard to coffee production.

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IMA Coffee Hub Brands

A historical brand in the coffee industry, Petroncini designs and manufactures complete coffee processing plants, from the green coffee receiving up to the roasters; from the grinders up to the most advanced degassing systems.

IMA Coffee Packaging designs and manufactures soft and hard pods machines, single serve capsules fillers, capsules preparation machines, cartoners and vertical form-fill-seal solutions.

IMA BFB provides secondary packaging machines and end-of-line machines. Its bundling and wrapping machines, case packers, palletizers and depalletizers are aimed to suit the most demanding market.

IMA Coffee: a long experienced partner by your side

World-leading designer and manufacturer of automatic processing and packaging equipment for numerous industries, IMA Group has recently established the Coffee Hub, a cluster of specialist brands, each providing a key slice of the experience and expertise needed to serve the coffee industry from A to Z.

Able to ensure market-leading competences, industry experience and application-specific knowhow encompassing all stages of coffee handling, processing and packaging, IMA has created the hub in an aim to leverage expertise at every step of coffee processing or packaging.

Processing and packaging tailored solutions

Every coffee brewing style is the result of suitable roasting, processing and packaging, in order to reach the desired aroma and the best result from your coffee.

Alongside the world’s most comprehensive range of coffee processing and packaging equipment, specially conceived tailored solutions are developed to respond to the market’s fast evolving needs. The broad knowledge gained globally enables IMA specialists to optimise customers’ investments and ensure ongoing assistance and technological developments to maintain their competitive advantage.

Explore our Coffee Processing and Packaging Solutions

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  • Green Coffee Systems
    Green Coffee Systems
  • Roasting Systems
    Roasting Systems
  • Ground Coffee Systems
    Ground Coffee Systems
  • Degassing Systems
    Degassing Systems
  • Primary Packaging
    Primary Packaging
  • Secondary Packaging
    Secondary Packaging
  • End of Line packaging
    End of Line packaging

Green Coffee Systems

Built to suit each customer, in line with their preferences on coffee reception and handling, IMA Coffee Petroncini has developed the broadest range of tailor-made solutions for the green coffee receiving, cleaning, conveying and storaging stages, making sure gentle and efficient treatments are the bottom line right from the start. From single jute bag up to container automatic unloading, each engineering solution will be adapted to the subsequent processing stages according to the needs of each customer and takes into account factors such as energy-efficiency, productivity and safety, combined with close attention to coffee integrity and hygienic design.


The only system available on the market which handles both bags and bulk coffee from containers is designed by Petroncini. Featuring sorting units which carry the bags downstream to the cutting unit, this system can accept up to 2 containers per hour. The most advanced receiving solution according to the needs of each customer and takes into account factors such as energy-efficiency, productivity and safety, combined with close attention to coffee integrity and hygienic design.

Roasters and Roasted Coffee Systems

IMA Coffee Petroncini roasters ensure uniformity, repeatability and allows to achieve the favorite consistency and aromas from your coffee, roasting quantities from 5 up to 720 kg per cycle. Built with materials which minimize heat dispersion, Petroncini roasters optimise the thermodynamic cycle, succeeding in an excellent yield of the roasting. The very best roasting control systems enable the highest customisation of the product and its quality repeatable over time in small and industrial productions. Furthermore, efficient, and safe handling and storage systems are very important to protect and preserve the integrity of roasted coffee. IMA Coffee Petroncini provides custom solutions specifically designed to meet every production needs.

TMR: the most flexible and sustainable roaster.

High flexibility in carrying out a great variety of unconventional recipes and, therefore, a perfect roasting repeatability: that’s TMR. The heat recirculation system allows the partial recovery of the roasting air reducing the energy consumption and emissions, up to 40% less compared to open cycle roasters present on the market. 

Ground Coffee Systems

Coffee grinding is a crucial step in coffee processing and, when done properly, can dramatically improve coffee extraction and aroma retention, thereby optimizing the brewed coffee quality. IMA Coffee Petroncini provides grinders for small and large productions, ensuring reproducible production standards in terms of consistency of particle size. Therefore, ground coffee must be properly homogenised and dosed, so ground coffee handling systems are very important to have a constant final quality product, even for the spiced Turkish coffee.


Mechanical extractor to avoid demixing and agglomeration of the product with a flat extraction system, suitable for filter, Espresso and Moka coffee.

Degassing Systems

The maintenance of the aroma and the quality level of coffee are decisive factors for obtaining a good final product. IMA Coffee Petroncini provides different storaging systems especially designed to preserve the aroma of ground coffee. Every ground coffee storage is tailor-made based on product, customer’s requirement and space availability. Particularly suitable for coffee in capsules, single-dose packs and vacuum packaging lines, COTube is the new technology meant to accelerate the degassing time with the guarantee of the superior aroma preservation and maximum process efficiency, through the nitrogen consumption’ optimisation.

CO-Tube: Degassing Coffee At Its Best

The definitive solution for coffee in capsules, single-dose packs and vacuum packaging lines. CO-Tube is the new technology meant to accelerate the degassing time with the guarantee of the superior aroma preservation.

Primary Packaging

Covering all aspects of the packaging process, from consultancy and design to production planning and turnkey solutions, IMA provides equipment for capsule filling, pods, bags and sticks packaging. Catering for all requirements in the coffee sector, and with decades of specific experience, IMA plays a role as primary technological partner and business advisor in all areas of coffee packaging.

UNIKA: The New Capsule Filling Machine

If you require maximum flexibility for all capsule types, accessibility to boost you production efficiency, quality dosing and the ability to handle a broad variety of additional needs, UNIKA is a unique solution, placing your company at the forefront of coffee capsule processing.

Secondary Packaging

Secondary packaging ensures product protection and product integrity when it leaves the production site to reach the final consumers. Different secondary packaging methods are usually utilized according to the original capsule nature. IMA offers a wide range of cartoning solutions from oriented to bulk configurations, designed to ensure the maximum flexibility and higher productivity.


The last generation capsule cartoner C-900 handles any type of capsule available on the market, in plastic, aluminum, recyclable and compostable material, packing them in a wide range of sizes and carton configurations and styles.
The machine can feed up to 900 capsules per minute and pack up to 90 cartons per minute.

End of Line packaging

IMA BFB Division has a long tradition of designing and manufacturing end-of-line machines. Bundling and wrapping machines, case packers, palletizers and depalletizers cover a wide range of speeds. Reduced machine footprint and great accessibility give the machines a more contemporary feel. Attention to detail is an important part of our manufacturing philosophy.


Electronically driven, high-performance wrap around case packer, the MMP400 benefits from astute ergonomic design features enabling user-friendly operation and optimum productivity, with a flat blanks magazine positioned to allow easy case loading.

Product Insights

We share insights on coffee with in-depth focuses on coffee product, its treatments and next-generation technologies.

Case Studies

Discover some of IMA Coffee Hub’s successful projects in the coffee processing and packaging solutions.

Coffee Maestro's Stories

Enjoy Coffee Maestro’s Stories, the webinar series dedicated to the coffee roasting and processing.

IMA Coffee LAB

The future of the innovation on coffee processing and packaging.

The coffee knowledge provides the IMA Coffee Hub with the ability to identify trends in the coffee industry and address them across the production line. The unique center in the world to dive the innovation in coffee processing and packaging. A scale-down coffee processing and packaging plant, handling every single phase of the process, at your disposal to share the coffee knowledge and test the very best engineering technologies and innovations for the coffee industry.


Counting on the corporate organisation focused on new digital, sustainable projects and technological laboratories, IMA Coffee shares its expertise at every step of coffee processing or packaging to be the perfect partner to enhance the value of the coffee chain. Together.

Discover how IMA Coffee embraces the sustainable and digital projects.

Our Top Solutions

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Roasted Coffee Handling and Conveying
Roasted Coffee Handling and Conveying
In the whole coffee processing, the roasted coffee handling and conveying systems represent very important steps to ensure the preservation of the product and its quality.
Gentle conveying of the roasted coffee

Latest-generation machines, the SR SMART Series is a range of versatile and flexible machines equipped for the filling and sealing of capsules on 1 and 2 lanes.

Petroncini TMR Roasters
Petroncini TMR Roasters

Modular roasters feature an external heat generation unit which allows for superior productivity and layout flexibility. This model can roast up to 720 kg per cycle and include an innovative energy-saving system.

Flexibility – Reliability - Consistency

The brand new capsule cartoner C-900 can handle any type of capsule available on the market packing them in a wide range of sizes and carton configurations.

Infinite capsule arrangement options and carton styles
Green Coffee Cleaning and Sorting Systems
Green Coffee Cleaning and Sorting Systems
Helping customers to choose the appropriate in-house coffee cleaning strategy with customised plant solutions, tailored on the specific production rate and facility layout.
Choosing the appropriate
in-house coffee cleaning strategy

UNIKA is a modular capsule filling and sealing machine and strikes a perfect balance between performance and practicality. The modular construction design allows high flexibility in achieving custom-made solutions for almost any kind of product.

3C Series
3C Series

The 3C Series vertical baggers produce high quality pouches providing reliability with the best cost-benefit ratio.

3C Series

Ideal for American and Espresso coffee capsules, tea and soluble beverages, the FTB577-C is a high-performance capsule cartoner which will provide an excellent turnkey solution in line with a high speed filling and sealing machine.

Maximum performance, ultimate efficiency

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