The ITM Group has acquired IMAtec of Luxembourg, a supplier of packing equipment for other tobacco products (OTP). IMATec’s portfolio includes cigarette paper booklet machines, pouchmakers, clear-wrap kits, shrink kits and end-of-line packaging equipment.
Combining the companies’ teams will allow ITM to offer complete packing solutions from concept to machine acceptance. In addition, it will be able to produce prototypes or mockups and carry out trials at its pilot innovation center. The company will also be offering efficiency improvement services.
The ITM Group manufactures machinery for the entire processing cycle of cigars, cigarettes and OTP. This covers all stages of production in the primary and secondary departments, including logistics and packing, plus after-sales services.