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IMA Group at Coffee & Tea Russian Expo 2019
13-15 March 2019 • Moscow, Russia • Pavilion 4, Booth #C3

Stop by to find out what’s new!

Russia is one of the world’s biggest tea and coffee markets. Even if tastes are changing moving towards European and
American consumption patterns, traditional habits are keeping up.

At Coffee & Tea Expo, IMA is exhibiting its decades of packaging experience blended with the new solutions offered
by the IMA group’s latest synergies.

Take the best from your visit, stop by at our booth!
We will show you the widest range of equipment for the Tea & Coffee sectors ever.

What’s new in the IMA COFFEE Hub?

IMA Coffee Hub is now able to reach every corner of the coffee handling, processing and packaging universe. Comprising a handful of expert companies and supported through consolidated, strategic partnerships, IMA can now address any issue facing coffee producers.


Recently, IMA has signed an agreement to buy 70% of Spreafico Automation S.r.l. The Italian company 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 also signed an agreement to buy 61.45% of Tecmar S.A. 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.

The all-encompassing solution for the coffee industry


Coffee Processing

Right where it all starts, through its Petroncini brand, IMA provides expert consultancy and a complete range of equipment for green coffee handling and processing, roasters for all capacity requirements and high-quality grinders. With exactly 100 years in the industry, Petroncini supplies complete coffee roasting plants for any capacity needs.

  • Green coffee intake, handling, storage, cleaning and sorting
  • Roasting
  • Roasted coffee handling and storage
  • Grinding

Packaging Machines

Once your coffee is ready for the next major step, there is no need to look further than IMA Coffee Hub. Packaging is the group’s key expertise since IMA was founded nearly 60 years ago and knowledge of the coffee industry dates back a couple of decades and spreads well across the globe. 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.

  • Soft and hard pods
  • Single serve capsules
  • Bags and sticks
  • Cartons and boxes
  • End-of-line solutions

Capsule Preparation Machines

Spreafico designs and manufactures special machinery to customise standard capsules according to specific requirements. Renowned for this expertise within the coffee industry, many clients turn to Spreafico when they need to insert plastic filters by cutting the capsule bottom or welding paper as well as aluminum filters directly to the capsule body.

IMA Tea & Herbs
We project our machines for the future

Thanks to over 50 years of experience in the tea bagging sector and an impressive 70% market share,
IMA Tea & Herbs is the world’s leading supplier of automatic machines designed for the packaging of tea and herbs in filter bags.

With a tradition of excellence and a distinctive flair for innovation, IMA has an in-depth understanding of the market
and is receptive to fast-evolving customer needs. This leads to a high degree of flexibility in the solutions provided
and also enables much-appreciated opportunities for customisation.



IMA and MaiSA today

Offering IMA a significant foothold in South America, this partnership gives both companies an extensive global presence. Customers will now benefit from a broader offering, closer support and solutions based on a wider experience leading to solutions which will respond even more appropriately to specific needs.

IMA RI • A complementary partner for IMA Tea & Herbs Division

Offering a qualified service center for overhaul and maintenance as well as brand new RI-Teamac tea bag packaging machines

Revisioni Industriali’s mission is to be a complementary partner for IMA Tea & Herbs Division in the overhauled machine market as well as in the production of new RI-Teamac tea bag packaging machines.

IMA provides customers with a highly qualified service centre which performs overhaul and maintenance on a selection of teabag packaging machines in order to provide a solution for companies in search of high-performance equipment at competitive prices.

IMA Digital: make it real.
Smart Machines. Smart Services. Smart Organization.

Discover IMA Digital Services for machine data visualization and analysis as well as machine monitoring tools. Innovative AR solutions for size change over operations and immersive VR systems for operator’s and maintenance training will enhance Operational Excellence to ensure continuous growth of productivity.

IMA Digital shapes its vision of Smart Machines and the Smart Factory declining the Industry 4.0 principles according to a unique visionary approach and will deliver additional value with empowered machines and services created to supply predictive and personalized customer experiences across the entire value chain.