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IMA Confectionery GIMA

Leading position in the Confectionery market. Ultimate Flexability in all shapes and sizes!

Leading position in Confectionery market

GIMA occupies a leading position in the confectionery market and it covers all aspects of the packaging process, from consultancy and design to production planning and turnkey solutions: it provides equipment for filling, wrapping, cartoning, overwrapping and display boxing packaging.

The efficiency of a process derives from in-depth knowledge of the material and of the object being handled.

Cutting edge packaging lines

Thanks to its tried and tested production process and specialization in the confectionery sector, GIMA supplies comprehensive and cutting edge packaging lines in a relatively short time. Its commitment is to give to the customers the opportunity of proposing new and appealing packs, beating the competition in time-to-market.

Thanks to such experience, GIMA is able to provide state-of-the-art solutions perfectly tailored around product and process specifications.


GIMA was founded in Zola Predosa (Bologna, Italy).

1978 – 1990
It enters in the Media sector and becomes the leader of this sector until 1997.

It enters in the Moulding Automation sector.

The Media sector starts its reduction phase with a progressive decrease up to the end.

GIMA enters in the Chewingum and Candies Packaging sector with innovative solutions.

It enters in the Chocolate Packaging sector.

The company designs and produce its first capsule filling machine for the Coffee Packaging sector and today it continues by developing new models successfully.

It enters in the Pharma Packaging sector.

GIMA becomes part of the IMA Group, world leader in the design and manufacture of automatic machines for the processing and packaging of pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, tea, coffee and foods.

GIMA is one of the main companies, part of IMA Group, focused on the non-pharmaceutical packaging markets.