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Production plants

To serve the pharmaceutical industry we engage more than 2,400 employees, 16 manufacturing plants located in 6 Countries totaling more than 110,000 m2 and a unique all-inclusive product portfolio.

Facility managed by IMA Active


IMA Active division offers a complete range of machines for the process and production of solid dose products. Granulation equipment for wet granulation and drying for all types of production and layout requirements.

Tablet press machines, suitable for pharmaceuticalchemicalfood and cosmetic industries. Capsule filling machines with a wide assortment of filling and control systems. Coating systems with solid wall and perforated pans. Weight checking machines for 100% control of tablets and capsules. Very flexible powder handling and washing systems.

Via I° Maggio, 14-16 – 40064 Ozzano dell’Emilia (Bologna) – Italy
Tel. +39 051 6514111+39 051 6514111  – Fax +39 051 6514287

Facilities managed by IMA Life

IMA Life division can comply with all the new requirements of the aseptic and pharmaceutical markets, offering a product range that benefits not only from consolidated technology gained over 50 years of experience, but also from a continuous partnership with leading pharmaceutical companies worldwide.

For all your different requirements we are available, offering you dependable support and a Project Management service that guarantees you a detailed personalized reply.

Our product range includes blowing and washing equipment, depyrogenating tunnels, liquid and powder filling machines, labeling machines, isolation systems and freeze dryers for industrial, pilot and laboratory applications which can be combined together with automated loading and unloading systems.


Via Maestri del Lavoro n. 203 – 40024 Castel San Pietro Terme (Bologna) – Italy
Tel. +39 051 0296111

Founded in 1987, LIBRA Pharmaceutical Technologies, was acquired by IMA in 1995. The Company is currently part of IMA Life Division.

With a facility size of 7.500 m², it is centre of excellence for the group in the supply of vial washers and de-pyrogenating tunnels as well as of labelling machines for bottles, vials & ampoules and  cartons. Its production range also includes ancillary equipment such as de-packing machines, rotary table and tray loaders.

IMA Life Division, Calenzano Site (Florence):
Via Francesco Petrarca, 34/40 – 50041 Calenzano (Florence) – Italy
Tel. +39 055 883231 – Fax +39 055 8879745


Established in 1997, PharmaSiena Service is specialised in the design and production of filling machines for ampoules and syringes in aseptic environments. Based in the Tuscan city of Siena, the company was acquired in July 2009. 

The solutions on offer from PharmaSiena are designed and manufactured following the highest technological standards and guarantee high quality and reliability thanks to a long experience in this sector.

Via Benedetto Zalaffi, 1/3
Zona Industriale Renaccio
53100 Siena – Italy
Tel. +39 0577 247720 – 379053

IMA Life Beijing Pharmaceutical Systems is based in Beijing, China, and offers the best in freeze-drying technology: industrial and pilot freeze dryers. 

Founded in 2004 in Beijing, the company includes the business of the former BOC Edwards Group, acquired by IMA in 2008. BOC Edwards has been supplying pharmaceutical process equipment for more than 50 years.

IMA Life (Beijing) Pharmaceutical Systems Co. Ltd.
No.3 JianAn Street, BDA (Yizhuang), 
100176 Beijing,
People’s Republic of China.
Phone: +86 10 59623866 899

IMA Life North America is based in Tonawanda, USA, and offers the best in freeze-drying technology: industrial, pilot and laboratory freeze dryers. 

The company includes the business of the former BOC Edwards Group, acquired by IMA in 2008. 
BOC Edwards has been supplying pharmaceutical process equipment for more than 50 years.

IMA Life North America Inc.
2175 Military Road, Tonawanda, 
New York 14150 – United States of America
Tel. +1-716-695-6354

Facilities managed by IMA Safe

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.

Via Europa, 2-4-6 – 40064 Ozzano dell’Emilia (Bologna), Italy
Tel. +39 051 4563970

Founded in 1985, IMA Swiftpack is based in Alcester, UK.

Acquired by IMA in September 2004, the company has optimized and extended its packaging solutions thanks to the Group’s resources in R&D and sales network.

IMA Swiftpack is specialized in the design and production of electronic tablet and capsule counting equipment for the pharmaceutical and healthcare industry. The company continues to innovate and supply integrated solutions for a wide range of production requirements.

IMA Swiftpack has raised the standards of tablet counting to an unparalleled level within the pharmaceutical industry, by supplying over 3,000 installations in 120 countries.

Swiftpack House, 3 Arden Road, Alcester, Warwickshire B49 6HN, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 (0) 1789 400880 – Fax +44 (0) 1789 400780

Established in 1961, IMA PG is primarily based in Mumbai, India, and has been part of the IMA Group since 1995.

The company began manufacturing blister machines in 1978.
Now, with over 30 years of experience, it has made significant developments in the field of thermoforming with special emphasis on catering to the demands and needs of the pharmaceutical industry.

This manufacturing unit produces low-medium speed thermoforming machines for blister and tray, cartoning machines and tube filling machines. They are suitable for exportation and a wide range of models are manufactured for the domestic market.

IMA-PG India Private Limited
Plot No. R-677, MIDC, T.T.C Indl. Area
Thane Belapur Road, Rabale
Navi Mumbai 400 701, India
Tel. +91 22 67179000

Indore Manufacturing Unit No. II
396/1 & 396/2 Sanwar Road,
Village Limbodagari , Tehsil Hatod,
District-Indore, M.P. – 453 111, India
Tel. +91-731- 6622201-09 – Fax. +91-731- 662221

Established in 1970, specialized in the design and production of tube filling and closing  machines for aluminum, polythene, laminate and polyfoil tubes. equipment is suitable for the pharmaceutical, cosmetics, chemical and food industries.

Based in Senago, on the outskirts of Milan, the company was acquired by IMA in 2001 to complement its wide range of filling and cartoning machines. machines are designed and manufactured according to the highest technological standards, and they guarantee high productivity, quality and maximum flexibility and reliability at production speeds of up to 15,000 tubes per hour.

The company exports 85% of its production and has supplied more than 2,500 machines to over 70 countries throughout the world.

CO.MA.DI.S. S.p.A. Unipersonale
Via Piemonte 34, 20030 Senago (Milano), Italy
Tel. +39 02 99010284 – Fax +39 02 99010803

IMA Safe Nova offers a wide range of tablet counter machines and other tablet packaging equipment including bottle unscramblers, cottoning machines, tablet and container inspection systems, cappers, conveyors and turntables.  Complete line integration services are also offered, for both turnkey and integrakey packaging lines.

As for the After Market, this site handles the spares and service support for all IMA products.

From 2004 it is part of IMA S.p.A. and, since then, its commercial plant has been renamed IMA North America. We decided to maintain the IMA Nova logo in honour of its products of long trusted by  pharmaceutical and nutraceutical manufacturers throughout the world.

IMA North America Inc.
7 New Lancaster Road
Leominster, MA 01453, USA
Tel. +1 978 537 8534 – Toll Free 800 851 1518 – Fax +1 978 840 0730



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