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IMA Dairy and Food USA

7 New Lancaster Road Leominster, MA 01453 United States

Tailor made solutions for the dairy and food industries. Today, the marketing of dairy and food products places particular challenges on the packaging industry. Extending product shelf life through packaging material sterilization systems, while providing unique packaging to support brand differentiation is critical. IMA DAIRY & FOOD offers solutions to the packaging challenges of the dairy and food industry with state-of-the-art form, fill and seal machines (FFS) for cups, portion packs, stick packs and sachets, fill and seal machines (FS) for pre-formed cups and tubs.

Package Forming Equipment

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Kompakta is a linear machine that creates stand-up pouches from pre-printed reels. Loaded with two reels for the front and back of the pouch and several reels for the bottom (depending on pouch size), Kompakta automatically unwinds, punches and cuts the material on reels using blades and cutters, before on 3 sides to obtain the finished pouch.

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Types of Package Forming Equipment

  • Bag/Pouch Making Machines

Features:

  • Plastic

Package Types:

  • Flexible Pouch Package Type Icon
    Pouch
  • Flexible Stand-up Pouch Package Type Icon
    Stand-up Pouch

Liquid Fillers

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IMA supplies filling equipment for liquid pharmaceuticals and personal care products of various viscosities. FLEXIFILL is designed for filling all types of pharmaceutical products ranging from eye drops and contact lens solutions to detergents, infusions, oral and topical solutions. Handling both plastic and glass containers in low to medium outputs, FLEXIFILL is suitable for filling large volumes up to 1000 ml, mostly required for personal care products. Coupled or in monobloc with intermittent or continuous motion cappers, it can handle all types of pharmaceutical closures. Suited to fill from water-thin to syrup-like viscosities, the FILLIT unit features IMA's exclusive gear pump technology, designed to enable precise, drip-free fills. With a vast choice of gear and seal materials, product compatibility is rarely an issue.

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Types of Liquid Fillers

  • Piston Fillers

Package Types:

  • Rigid Ampoule or Vial Package Type Icon
    Ampoule or Vial
  • Rigid Bottle or Jar Package Type Icon
    Bottle or Jar
  • Rigid Cup, Bowl or Tub Package Type Icon
    Cup, Bowl or Tub

Pre-made Bag Loading & Sealing

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Modula is a continuous rotary machine that fills and ultrasonically seals pre-made pouches using a patented “double pick-up” system that avoids the use of chains for pouch handling. Designed for solid, liquid and high-viscous products, the versatile Modula offers high-speed changeover features. Suitable for different filling applications such as food, pet food and beverages, where high hygienic standards, huge flexibility, and rapid changeover procedures are key factors on a competitive market, Modula ensures ultimate filling accuracy and sealing reliability and boasts an extremely low rejection rate. The modular structure enables customers to use a large variety of pouch shapes and create customized solutions for a vast range of products.

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Types of Pre-made Bag Loading & Sealing

  • Bag Loading, Filling & Sealing

Features:

  • Automatic
  • Semi-automatic

Wrapping Equipment

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IMA specializes in dosing and wrapping equipment for pasty products. The Multipack 2000 features a dosing variety from 50 up to 500g and an output of 100 ppm, for products such as butter, margarine, edible fats, fresh cheese and other pasty products. FD Series machines dose and wrap soup cubes, handling different wrapping materials, like parchment, backed foil or other flexible materials, at rates of 1,200 ppm. IMA also offers numerous other dosing and wrapping equipment models.

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Types of Wrapping Equipment

  • Overwrappers

Features:

  • Automatic
  • Semi-automatic

Package Types:

  • Flexible Overwrap Package Type Icon
    Overwrap

Thermoform/Fill/Seal Equipment

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Smart Cup is a continuous motion thermoform/fill/seal machine that is designed to provide maximum flexibility with regards to cup shape and size. The rotary design provides time for filling and time for sealing, which cannot be achieved on an indexing machine. Smart Cup uses a token at the start of the process, so there is no need for a punching tool; this design helps reduce maintenance costs. The token can be made of any thermoforming material: PS, PP, PET, PLA, multilayer.

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Types of Thermoform/Fill/Seal Equipment

  • TF/F/S for Flexible and Semi-Rigid Film

Features:

  • Automatic
  • Continuous motion

Package Types:

  • Rigid Cup, Bowl or Tub Package Type Icon
    Cup, Bowl or Tub

Cartoning Equipment

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IMA offers vertical and horizontal cartoning equipment with a specialized focus on pharmaceutical applications. Featured machines include the X Series for parenteral administration medical products. Designed for small-medium production batches, the FLEXA Series offers the right compromise between flexibility and speed while the DYNAMICA Series the ideal solution for high speeds. The VERTICARE vertical cartoner can be equipped with a series of modules to enable bespoke product handling and fully customized packaging. Its robotic system is designed to manage a broad variety of products in terms of dimensions, shape, stability and fragility.

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Types of Cartoning Equipment

  • Carton Erect/Load/Seal (Integrated)

Features:

  • Automatic
  • Horizontal/End/Side Load
  • Vertical/Top/drop load

Package Types:

  • Rigid Ampoule or Vial Package Type Icon
    Ampoule or Vial
  • Rigid Bottle or Jar Package Type Icon
    Bottle or Jar
  • Rigid Carton (Folding) Package Type Icon
    Carton (Folding)
  • Rigid Cartridge Package Type Icon
    Cartridge

Case Packing Equipment

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IMA offers case packing equipment for pharma, food and beverage applications. A medium-output, top loading case packer for loose or bundled pharma products, the CPV15 is designed with maximum ergonomics for operating staff in mind; the system also guarantees smooth handling even for unusually shaped products, thanks to servo technology. Other machines include the MMP400 wrap around case packer for coffee packages, engineered to protect and preserve the highest integrity of the content. Built to pack individual or bundled products into cases, display boxes or trays starting from flat blanks or pre-glued cases, this system handles all kinds of coffee containers, from single serve capsules to bags.

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Types of Case Packing Equipment

  • Case or Tray Erect/Load/Seal (Integrated)

Features:

  • Horizontal/End/Side Load
  • Robotic
  • Robotic loading
  • Semi-automatic
  • Vertical/Top/drop load
  • Wraparound

Package Types:

  • Flexible Bag Package Type Icon
    Bag
  • Semi-Rigid Blister for Tablets Package Type Icon
    Blister for Tablets
  • Flexible Chub Pack Package Type Icon
    Chub Pack
  • Rigid Cup, Bowl or Tub Package Type Icon
    Cup, Bowl or Tub
  • Flexible Pouch Package Type Icon
    Pouch
  • Flexible Sachet Package Type Icon
    Sachet
  • Flexible Stand-up Pouch Package Type Icon
    Stand-up Pouch
  • Semi-Rigid Thermoformed Semi-rigid Pack Package Type Icon
    Thermoformed Semi-rigid Pack