IEC+ JOINS IM GROUP – InsightsSuccess


Travesetolo, Italy, 29 October, 2021. International know-how chief, IM GROUP, has introduced that IEC+ srl the mechanical engineering specialist—famend for its design and manufacturing of dispersing, grinding and mixing gear in addition to full engineering research and turnkey options—has joined its ranks.

The much-awaited announcement—filmed on location at IEC+’s headquarters in Travesetolo in Parma, Italy in addition to at Inkmaker in Shanghai, China and at IEC Plant Engineering’s HQ in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia—was premiered on Youtube lately, to mark the Group’s closing quarter of 2021. This important chapter, in IM GROUP’s evolution, rounds off a sequence of occasions and actions for the group (beforehand Inkmaker Group), making it its most eventful yr up to now.

The choice to announce the becoming a member of of IEC+, six months after IM GROUP’s launch, was based mostly on a two-pronged technique. As Christophe Rizzo, CEO of EMEA/Americas, IM GROUP defined, “the preliminary part was to put the foundations of IM GROUP by structuring our manufacturers to give attention to their particular person specialties, but for them to come back collectively to supply complete process-engineering options, underneath a single group, when required. The second part was to evolve this to an “Superior” stage,” Mr. Rizzo went on to stress, “at present, we’re including a big enhance to our portfolio with the addition of an organization that may act as a central catalyst to unite and spearhead every of our different manufacturers into: Superior’ engineering options”.  

IEC+, a revered model within the mechanical engineering {industry}, has been partnering with IM GROUP for a number of years. By providing Dispersing, Grinding and Mixing Tools IEC+ successfully turns into IM GROUP’s crowning stroke as it’s set to raise the group to a better taking part in area.

In anticipation of this information spreading all through the market, Roberto Guerra, CEO Asia Pacific, IM GROUP asserted, “…we’re prepared—with our industry-4.0-equipped factories—to supply our purchasers this subsequent part. Different than simply increasing our premises we’ve been busy, paving the best way, by strengthening our bond with Malaysian-based IEC Plant Engineering, a specialist on this {industry} since 1992. They’ve an intensive gross sales and repair community all through South-East Asia; particularly in Malaysia, India and Vietnam. Moreover their CEO, PM Ravi, an present shareholder of IEC+, has been fine-tuning a wonderful inter-brand relationship with us—which is a bonus”

On a HR perspective, Valentina Cigna, International Director of HR and President of IM GROUP defined that now that IEC+ has joined IM GROUP, many sources will likely be shared all through all of the group’s manufacturers, thus decreasing waste, and that IM GROUP will likely be consolidating their forces to incorporate IEC+ into their general Round-Economic system Plan. Plans are additionally being made to create further jobs for the area of Parma, Italy. “…we plan to extend IEC+’s workforce, by round 15-20% inside the subsequent 5 years, and put money into human capital initiatives akin to superior IoT coaching, to enhance {industry} 4.0 expertise and abilities,” defined Ms. Cigna.

Mr. Lau Kar Seng, Normal Supervisor of Inkmaker Shanghai and member of the board, defined that in China too, since IM GROUP’s launch in April, preparations had been being finalised in 2 major areas. Firstly, by increasing to bigger premises to align with IEC+’s specs; to fabricate and customise giant heavy-duty gear for dispersing, grinding and mixing and secondly to type a joint-venture firm, with Zhuhai Longtec Corp. Ltd., referred to as “Inkmaker Clever Methods” in anticipation of providing IEC+’s service, experience, and equipment. “Longtec, is a big cooperation, listed on the Shenzhen New Third Board, and can considerably enhance our market attain all through China,” defined Mr. Lau, “the addition of IEC+ is a bonus that many opponents will likely be unable to match in China, particularly with IEC Plant Engineering (in Asia) as our companions.”

The doorway of IEC+ into the group presents a singular alternative for the evolution of each, the group, in addition to for IEC+, “IEC+ is a unprecedented firm with a technical know-how gained from over 20 years’ expertise of its workforce. It could actually supply, ‘superior engineering’, by this we imply that the design, projection, and administration companies are prolonged to all of the manufacturing processes, website administration and software program interface. This begins from preliminary engineering research by means of to the entire challenge implementation and supply—as such this can use the specialisations from all our manufacturers,” defined Gianluca Incerti, International Industrial Director, IM GROUP, “every model will proceed to be differentiated by means of their experience, and compete of their particular person market sectors, and when required, they’ll come collectively on giant initiatives for IM GROUP.”

IEC+ share holder and long-term accomplice of Inkmaker, PM Ravi, CEO of IEC Plant Engineering stated, “I’m significantly pleased with this final result. It is a perfect collaboration for all; IM GROUP, IEC+ and IEC Plant Engineering, too.” With over 30 years’ expertise within the area, IEC Plant Engineering’s stronghold of Southeast Asia boasts an intensive community of branches, factories and after-sales service services backed by a workforce of expert engineers.

Founding member of IEC+ Fabrizio Musi, who will keep on with the model as operations supervisor stated it was a pleasure to see it be a part of IM GROUP, “this can be a important second in a strategic international plan, I’m assured that, by means of IM GROUP’s management and by becoming a member of the IM GROUP household of manufacturers, IEC+ has secured the continuity of its enterprise and is about to make the group stronger and improve its market place,” he concluded, “Antonio Riggio, is a confirmed Normal Supervisor with an excellent observe report and I warmly welcome him in his new function at IEC+.”

Antonio Riggio, Operations Supervisor of Tecnopails, who has additionally been appointed as Normal Supervisor of IEC+ stated “I want to thank Fabrizio. He has carried out an amazing job, main his workforce, in constructing the IEC+ we all know at present.” He outlined that the technique for IEC+, for the speedy future, will likely be based mostly on 3 pillars;

  1. To strengthen the system-engineering capability
  2. To extend the manufacturing capability
  3. To boost the service

He concluded that IEC+ are aiming to double the dimensions of their services by yr finish.

For these of who missed the “IEC+ joins IM GROUP” announcement launch, it may be seen by clicking this hyperlink:


Fashioned in Italy in 2021, IM GROUP is the holding model of: Inkmaker, Rexson, Vale-tech, Swesa, Teko and Tecnopails. With its mixed the energy the group affords complete process-engineering options inside the industries of paint, coatings, ink, speciality-chemicals, adhesives, corrugated packaging, pharma, meals, beauty, textiles and extra. IM GROUP, with its manufacturers, operates with its personal workers and places of work in over 15 international locations over 5 continents.

About Inkmaker Worldwide

Inkmaker, is the founding member of IM GROUP. It was shaped in Italy in 1987 and is a world producer of built-in shelling out programs that enhance effectivity by automating the method of ink, paint and chemical shelling out and mixing. Inkmaker’s proprietary software program and programs, manufactured in three continents, assure extremely correct colors constantly, exactly and immediately. Inkmaker operates with its personal workers and places of work in over 15 international locations over 5 continents.

About Rexson Methods

Established in 1984, Rexson is a privately-owned British model of automated dispensers which might be extensively used within the paint and coatings and liquid ink {industry}, in addition to the industries of cosmetics, meals, oils, prescribed drugs and speciality chemical substances. Supplies could be liquid, gels or paste, hazardous, caustic, flammable or have thixotropic rheology. Rexson has places of work in Europe, North America, Latin America and The Netherlands and a world community of regional gross sales and assist companions

About Vale-Tech

Established in 1985 Vale-Tech, beforehand a subsidiary of Rexon, is a British model of ink shelling out programs for the worldwide printing {industry}. Vale- Tech employs a workforce of engineers devoted to the design and construct of revolutionary merchandise incorporating the newest know-how centered on slim net and paste-ink shelling out programs. Vale-Tech has created a community of loyal prospects by way of international places of work and assist companions.


Fashioned in Germany in 1994, Swesa, is a privately owned and impartial German producer specialised in customised automated dosing-systems for the meals packaging, workplace furnishings, tissues and heavy-duty corrugated packaging industries. Swesa machines are customisable and explosion danger (ATEX) licensed. Its headquarters are in Eltville am Rhein, Germany and has a world community of regional and worldwide purchasers and assist companions.

About Teko

Established in 2013, Teko is a privately-owned options accomplice specialised in; Level-of-Sale programs and built-in options combining engineering with chemistry. Primarily based in Malaysia and Indonesia, Teko helps all of the Inkmaker Group manufacturers by means of its community of regional gross sales and assist companions.

About Tecnopails

Established as LAVELLI e C in 1974, Tecnopails, is a privately owned and impartial Italian producer of customised modular automated filling, sealing, labelling and palletising equipment—for pails, buckets and cans—that’s extensively used within the ink, paint and coatings {industry}, in addition to the industries of meals and speciality chemical substances. Tecnopails’ machines are explosion danger (ATEX) licensed. Its headquarters are in Piacenza in Emilia Romagna, Northern Italy with a world community of regional and worldwide purchasers and assist companions.

About IEC+

Established in 2013, IEC+ srl is a mechanical engineering firm, specialised within the design and manufacturing of dispersing, grinding and mixing gear in addition to full engineering research and turnkey options. Its headquarters are positioned in Travesetolo, in Parma, Northern Italy with a world community of regional and worldwide purchasers and assist companions.

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