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Turnkey solutions for personal care items

IMA ensures the perfect combination of creative flair and industrial common sense to devise optimal turnkey solutions responding to manufacturers of cosmetics and toiletries.

As a global partner, dealing with packaging requirements coming from countless market areas including pharmaceutical as well as food & beverages, IMA ensures the perfect combination of creative flair and industrial common sense to devise optimal turnkey solutions responding to manufacturers of personal care items who are obliged to set new trends and evolve within a fast-moving market.

Flexibility, customised solutions and a range of equipment covering all aspects of packaging, together with a highly professional worldwide service network, are the ingredients which will help our customers gain a competitive advantage. So when you are ready to create your next product, or focus on strategic improvements to existing items, we can intervene at any stage of the packaging process, from start to finish, with a solution which brings your objectives closer than you can imagine.


Filling, Sealing or Capping Solutions

Filling is probably one of the most critical aspects of personal care packaging, which is highly image sensitive and the packaging of the final product have to ensure consumer appeal.

With over 50 years’ experience in this field, IMA has all the know-how and expertise necessary to guarantee premium quality, versatility and flexibility, with hundreds of machines and complete lines supplied to major multinational companies operating in the personal care sector worldwide.

  • Bottle & jar filling and capping
  • Tube filling
  • Sachet filling
  • Doypack filling
  • Stick pack filling

Flow wrapping solutions

The wet wipes’ industry has grown rapidly from the time when baby care wet wipes defined the entire market. Today there are wet wipes used for cosmetic purposes, for household use as well as for hygienic applications. ILAPAK and TEKNOWEB, companies part of the IMA Group, are the recognized market leaders in the wet wipes industry thanks to our team of specialists with its many years of hands-on experience in this industry. We have been pioneers in creating attractive, innovative, and reclosable packs using adhesive labels or precisely applied plastic lids.

  • Wet wipes converting
  • Flow wrapping
  • Applicator lidding

Cartoning, tray packing and labelling solutions

IMA cartoners and tray packers have been specifically conceived for the needs of the personal care market, simple and easily adjustable machines complemented by tailor-made service packages. Both the horizontal and vertical cartoners are designed according to a modular concept allowing the necessary flexibility to package any cosmetic product with superior product and carton handling thanks to the belt transport technology.

IMA also proposes a wide range of labelling machines to be included in complete packaging lines or as stand-alone equipment.

  • Linear and rotary bottle/carton labelling
  • Horizontal cartoning
  • Vertical cartoning
  • Tray packing

Shrinkwrapping and overwrapping solutions

IMA, well-known for its compact overwrapping equipment ensuring ease-of-use and covering a wide range of speeds and sizes, also offers technologically advanced shrink-wrapping machines with dedicated solutions to handle difficult, unusually shaped products. Efficiency, flexibility and excellent product handling are the key factors which set IMA solutions ahead of competitive machinery.

  • Shrinkwrapping
  • Overwrapping

Case packing and palletizing solutions

A host of solutions are available from our BFB Division specialized in end-of-line packaging. The majority of equipment has been developed to provide considerable versatility for ever-changing customer needs and ergonomic design to enable good access for all types of cleaning operations or simple maintenance. Furthermore, machines are conceived with reduced footprints to save as much space as possible in the production area.

  • Wrap-around, top-loading and side-loading case packing
  • Integrated case packing and palletizing
  • Palletizing