May 22-24, 2012

Geneva, Switzerland

Stand 1165

If you are looking for new, high performance, reliable and flexible solutions for the nutraceutical market, come and visit our stand at Vitafoods 2012: a chance to meet our staff and discover more about the innovative features of our wide range of machines and complete lines to meet all your requirements.

IMA ACTIVE solutions for the nutraceutical market

IMA ACTIVE offers a complete range of machines and services for the production of solid dose products: granulation equipment, tablet presses, machines for filling and sealing of hard gelatin capsules, film and sugar coating equipment.

As a leader in the pharmaceutical sector, IMA ACTIVE has been providing solutions and systems for companies of all sizes in the nutraceutical industry for a long time. Among the distinctive characteristics which are most appreciated by our customers, is the ability to combine versatility and ease of use and maintenance, reliability and efficiency even in the most challenging situations, such as low flowability, high abrasiveness, low compressibility or high percentage of fine particles. Herbs, minerals, vitamins and all the nutraceutical products have to be carefully processed to maintain their healing properties and IMA Active can supply the right solution.

For the nutraceutical market IMA ACTIVE offers the following equipment:

For granulation
The ROTO MIX series of high shear mixer-granulators (HSMG) which are used for wet granulation reproducible processes with powder. IMA also offers a wide range of fluid beds for drying, granulation, layering and pelletization of powders and granules.

For tableting
The force feed tablet press machines produced by KILIAN, for compression of powders obtained by wet/dry granulation, or by simple mixing.

For capsule filling and banding
The ZANASI and ADAPTA series of capsule filling machines are suitable for the dosage of both single products or product combinations, whether in powder, pellet, or in the form of micro tablets or liquids. Among the IMA range of machines the HERMETICA is available for capsule banding. On display at Vitafoods 2012, a ZANASI 40F capsule filling machine.

For coating
A wide range of solid wall coating pans (GS HT-HE-PR/A-HP and EVOLUTION series) and perforated pans (PERFIMA series). These systems can work with tablets, micro granules, pellets and perform processes of sugar/film coating or "powder layering".

IMA ACTIVE also provides a wide range of services, including test and process set-up assistance, training and courses at both IMA and/or the customer's site. IMA ACTIVE has a fully equipped laboratory where our experts will provide their know-how to assist customers during tests with their products on pilot and/or production units, in controlled environments. Furthermore a highly qualified after sales team guarantees a top quality service in terms of speed and efficiency.

IMA LIFE solutions for the nutraceutical market

IMA LIFE, leader in the field of aseptic processing and filling technology, can be considered a true partner to the pharmaceutical industry, offering a wide range of technologically advanced machines.

IMA LIFE offers packaging and processing machines including vials/ampoules washers, sterilization tunnels, aseptic and non-aseptic vial liquid or powder fillers, ampoule & syringe processing, including RABS and isolators, as well as industrial, pilot and laboratory freeze-dryers, which can be combined with a variety of automated loading and unloading system solutions. Different types of labellers, blowing machines, depackers and traying machines complete the range.

Thanks to the expertise acquired in 50 years of presence on the market, IMA LIFE is prepared to challenge the increasing trends of the nutraceutical sector.

With a new culture of health and paying special attention to the product, IMA LIFE combine a unique vision MAN/NATURE, proposing high level and customized packaging solutions able to keep the nutritive and pharmaceutical properties of your product unaltered.

A technical skilled team is ready to offer a trustworthy advice and personalized design to satisfy even the most demanding requirements.

Know-how, innovation, flexibility and determination are at your service to achieve high impact solutions for a better and long lasting natural life of your products.

IMA SAFE solutions for the nutraceutical market

IMA SAFE, which includes IMA SAFE Swiftpack, IMA SAFE Nova, IMA SAFE and IMA SAFE PG, designs and manufactures complete primary and secondary packaging lines and offers a wide range of equipment and technical solutions for nutraceutical products. 

IMA SAFE equipment is reliable, easy to use, requires very low maintenance and can also supply “green” solutions which reduce the ecological footprint including the use of recycled packaging material.

IMA SAFE offers:

• Standalone or monobloc machines for capsules and tablets
• Capsule and tablet counters in bottles
• Tube fillers for aluminium, polyethylene and laminated tubes
• Lines for heat-sealed single dose sachet and stick packers
• Compact and versatile cartoners, available for any carton type and closure
• End of line solutions: overwrapping, stretch banding, tray packing, case packing and palletizing
• Check weighing and labelling solutions on demand


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