In 1976 IMA started manufacturing automatic machines for the packaging of pharmaceutical products by launching the first monobloc blister packaging machine.
This precious heritage has been brought into IMA Safedivision where the activities of the former IMA Packaging Division and other Group companies operating in primary and secondary packaging have been included.
IMA Safe division, whose production plant is placed in the italian Ozzano dell’Emilia, includes the production range of IMA Safe Swiftpack, IMA North America (IMA Safe Nova), IMA Safe Comadis and IMA Safe PG. Its heterogeneity allows IMA Safe to offer extremely flexible solutions suitable for every need: it designs and manufactures complete lines for primary and secondary packaging for the pharmaceutical, nutraceutical and cosmetic industries.
From simple to complex projects
The team of experts and specialists is able to coordinate from simple to the most complex projects, including requests for customization and integration of external devices. The innovative technologies offered by IMA Safe allow the best performance in the market in terms of reduction of errors, time and products wastage.
IMA Safe’s machines mean: – GMP compliance – Modularity – User friendly, fail-safe functionality – Small footprint – Simplified cleaning procedures – Long life – Fast and repeatable changeovers – Extremely high production efficiency
IMA Safe boasts the widest range of solutions for blister on the market, from clinical trials and highly customized tray packaging solutions to super speed blister machines up to 1,300 blisters/minute compatible with cartoners up to 500 cartons/minute.
In the pharmaceutical feeding systems sector IMA Safe is the worldwide leader: characterized by an efficiency of 99.9% and by an extreme flexibility, its feeding systems have allowed more than 10,000 installations and feature the latest feeding technologies.
IMA Safe can also satisfy all the customers’ needs in terms of layout offering monobloc machines with a positive transport to the cartoner or stand-alone machines equipped with a blister magazine.
The IMA Safe thermoforming machines range can reach high speeds while preserving design and ergonomics, making it easy to use. A big choice of products can be packed such as ampoules, vials, syringes and many others thanks to the application of robotic systems in the feeding and connections areas.
Our tray packers can be integrated with different IMA SAFE machines; no limits in terms of connection to the cartoner due to package shape or presence of lidding material. The modular design of the lines allows a very compact footprint and guarantees the maximum flexibility in layout, which can be totally designed according to customer’s need.
Tube filling machines by IMA are designed and manufactured according to highest technological standards, to guarantee reliability and high productivity in a range from 2,000 to 15,000 tubes per hour.
Since the beginning, they have been marked by simplicity in change-over sequences, quick dismounting of contact parts and intuitive operator interface.
Special execution for handling of oval tubes, cannulas, rigid applicators and dispensers can be profitably offered; including the specific versions for filling of flammable products.
Well harmonized with downstream cartoning machines, they are available in different level of automation; a wide choice of additional devices, based on many years experience within the global tube filling industry, make IMA’s tubefillers really suitable to meet all needs.
IMA counting offers a full product range of electronic and slat tablet counters compliant with GMP criteria and able to reach 400 bottles per minute.
IMA is the only company offering complete lines of counting machines: unscramblers, desiccant inserters, bottle blowers, tablet elevators, cottoners, cappers and, of course, electronic and slat tablet counting machines, the production’s hearth.
The high performances are reached thanks to the IMA counting technologies, which allow extremely high counting accuracy reaching the maximum performance and the minimum wastage of time and products.
IMA Safe manufactures equipment, which covers all production needs: from low to high speed, from basic stand-alone equipment to highly customized lines. The possibility of using patented robotized systems makes the IMA’s cartoners compatible with every kind of product like blisters, trays, vials, ampoules, syringes, medical devices, bottles, tubes, sachet and strips, flowpack but also with the most of the non pharma products.
The IMA ancillary equipments are aimed to maximize the efficiency of the cartoners and to cover every customers’ need: leaflet folding unit, booklet insertion, huge selection of coding systems, bar code reader, camera and printing unit.
With the collaboration of IMA BFB, IMA Safe offers complete lines with various end-of-line solutions: shrinkwrapping machines, overwrapping machines, tray packing machines, case packing machines, palletizing machines and Track&Trace solutions.
IMA Safe division designs and realizes a complete range of primary and secondary packaging machines for the pharmaceutical, nutraceutical and cosmetic industries. Blister machines, cartoners, counting machines and tube fillers are the four kinds of products powered by IMA Safe, which offers complete tailor-made lines.
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