Privacy settings

We use technical cookies, that are necessary for the management of the website, statistical cookies and marketing cookies (including third parties cookies) for displaying individual offers and ads. For more information read our Privacy Policy. Statistical cookies and marketing cookies (inclusive of third parties cookies) are used only with your consent. By clicking “Select all and agree” you consent to our use of statistical and/or marketing cookies (inclusive of third parties cookies).

By clicking “Deny all”, the default settings of the site will remain active (therefore only technical cookies, necessary for navigation, will be used).

To customize your privacy settings, tick your preferences in the checkboxes and click “Apply selection”. You can always change the privacy settings and deactivate cookies by following the instructions in the Privacy Policy.

Deny all Show preferences Select all and accept
IMA is loading
Post published on 07/03/2016

IMA receives the Leonardo Italian Quality Award 2015

Italian excellence in the world rewarded

During a ceremony held today in the splendid setting of the Palazzo del Quirinale, Alberto Vacchi, IMA’s Chairman and CEO, received from the hands of the President of the Republic, Sergio Mattarella, the Leonardo Italian Quality Award 2015.

This award, which forms part of Italian Quality Day, was born on the initiative of the Comitato Leonardo (Italian Quality Committee) and is given annually to entrepreneurs whose companies have achieved particular success in international markets, becoming ambassadors of Italian excellence throughout the world.

After careful selection, the prize was awarded to IMA, recognizing it as a company with a strong commitment to innovation and a long-standing international presence. This approach has always been a distinguishing feature of our Group, resulting in a position of market leadership.

IMA’s commitment to technological innovation has always given it a strong competitive advantage: constant hefty investment in R&D (approximately 5% of consolidated revenues) underlies the Group’s expansion and its ability to create value. Suffice to say that the IMA Group owns more than 1,400 patents and patent applications in the world; it has more than 500 designers involved in product innovation and has launched several new machine models in recent years. A strong export orientation has always been another element of strong competitive advantage for IMA. Suffice it to say that the Group’s export share on average exceeds 90% of consolidated revenues.

Alberto Vacchi, IMA’s Chairman and CEO, has commented as follows:

I am honoured to receive this important recognition, bearing witness to the international role that the Group has built up over the last fifty years or more and to the excellence of our technology, which is based on a strong commitment to developing more and more innovative solutions.

The Comitato Leonardo, which is chaired by Luisa Todini, encompasses prominent personalities including entrepreneurs, artists, scientists and intellectuals. The founders of the Award include Confindustria (the Confederation of Italian Industry) and ICE (the Italian Foreign Trade Institute).

Other Updates

keyboard_arrow_left keyboard_arrow_right