World-leading designer and manufacturer of automatic processing and packaging equipment, IMA Group has launched the IMA Coffee Hub. (video: IMA)
IMA Coffee Hub is a cluster of specialist brands. Every brand provides the key experience and expertise needed to serve the coffee industry from A to Z.
Able to ensure market-leading competences, industry experience and application-specific know-how encompassing all stages of coffee handling, processing and packaging, IMA leverages expertise at every step of coffee processing or packaging, thus becoming the one-stop supplier to large and small coffee producers worldwide.
At every step a specialist, from green coffee
IMA Coffee Hub reaches 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, starting from when green coffee is delivered to when bulk-packaged capsules, pods and ground coffee or beans are shipped to retail outlets.
IMA Coffee Hub, processing solutions
Through its Petroncini brand, IMA provides equipment for green coffee handling and processing, roasters and grinders.
Further green coffee systems for handling, sorting, cleaning and storage are available thanks to special partnerships with the industry’s leading names.
When it comes to roasting, the product range includes traditional roasters covering small, medium and large volumes up to 720 kg per cycle.
Specially developed convection roasting technology ensures uniformity, repeatability and allows the coffee to achieve the preferred aroma.
IMA also supplies grinding solutions for all production volumes, ensuring consistently reproducible quality. The Hub also provides degassing systems and storage equipment.
The packaging technology expertise with IMA Coffee Hub
Once your coffee is ready for the next major step, there is no need to look further than the Coffee Hub.
Packaging is the group’s key expertise and knowledge of the coffee industry is consolidated and spreads well across the globe.
Capsules, pods, cartoning, form-fill-seal, end-of-line packaging are all part of the offering. Recently acquired by IMA, Spreafico is specialised in designing machines for the packaging of coffee capsules and soluble products, and renowned for developing machinery to customise standard capsules.
Machines for soft and hard pods are part of the line-up developed by GIMA, whose solutions enable customers to rapidly respond to diverse market requirements.
Single serve capsule fillers from GIMA, Spreafico and Mapster, provide high, medium and low-speed solutions. GIMA also builds cutting-edge secondary packaging solutions.
Part of the Hub and with 25 years of specific experience, vertical form-fill-seal expert TECMAR provides machines handling dosed filling of flexible, sealed packages in all shapes and sizes.
End-of-line packaging equipment from IMA’s BFB Division addresses ergonomic issues supplying custom solutions and developing machines with an eye to optimising costs and quality.
IMA Coffee Hub, one single supplier is all you need
The advantages of speaking to one single supplier are numerous.
Synergies come into play, timing issues are easier to coordinate, everyone you speak to is focused on your key objectives and consistent quality and shared knowledge are guaranteed.
IMA Coffee Hub is the ideal starting point when your goal involves many different aspects.
A cluster of expert companies and brands, an authority able to provide all the answers together. Just one supplier, already coordinated from within.