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.
Given the vast number of regulations, ever-changing recipes and particularly stringent requirements concerning hygiene, the dairy and food industries need to be able to rely on competent partners able to ensure the correct ingredients: cost-effective solutions and perfectly reliable machinery.
Based on the experience gathered worldwide and unrivalled technical expertise, IMA DAIRY & FOOD is a leading name for an almost unlimited range of dairy and food packaging requirements.
The brands of IMA DAIRY & FOOD are considered as market leader in diverse market segments. Thus, for example, there is ERCA as the inventor of “Form-Fill-Seal” technology, GASTI with an experience of more than a century in the design and construction of FS machines and HAMBA as the inventor of the rotary cup filler or HASSIA as one of the leading manufacturers of aseptic form, fill and seal machines.
No matter which products are to be packaged in the dairy or food industries, the brands always offer their customers the most economical and, at the same time, highly innovative packaging machine solution for their production. Expertise born from tradition and experience!
The innovator in form-fill-seal technology and specialist in low to mid-speed output for FFS as well as FS machines
Packaging experts for pasty and liquid products – with a long experience in the dairy industry – and inventor of FFS technology, as well as in-mould wrap-around labelling and open mould technology, ERCA has more than 50 years of experience in designing packaging solutions to ensure maximum productivity combined with the expertise necessary to provide highly customized designs to enhance customer’s competitive advantage.
More than a century of experience in filling and sealing technology
HAMBA-GASTI is a specialist for filling and sealing machines, especially continuous motion machines, for pre-formed cups made of plastic, paper, aluminum and laminated materials, and offers systems that meet the highest requirements. Cup filling and sealing machines in different hygiene categories, product flexible dosing systems and format flexibility offer intelligent solutions for maximum productivity.
Market leader for aseptic FFS solutions
Hassia stands for more than 65 years of experience in the design and development of high quality form, fill and seal machines as well as high speed fill and seal machines and has a large base of worldwide installations.
A lot of packaging innovations have been developed in close cooperation with our customers, e.g. the double chamber cup or the user-friendly stick packs.
IMA DAIRY & FOOD offers solutions to the packaging challenges of the dairy & food industries with state-of-the-art thermoform, fill and seal machines (FFS) for cups, mini-portion packs, stick packs and sachets, fill and seal machines (FS) for pre-formed cups , tubs and bottles, e.g. for yoghurt, fresh cheese, quark, dessert products, cold coffee drinks, honey, jam, dressings, sauces, etc.