ACIMGA, founded in 1947, represents Italian manufacturers of machinery for the graphic, converting and paper industry.
Italian industry worldwide
Italy's production of machinery for the graphic, converting and paper industry accounts for 10% of the European total and covers 7% of the industry business worldwide.
ACIMGA's associates - currently 44 - account for 60% of the total income generated by the industry and 70% of the income generated by exports.
In 2015 the industry's total estimated income amounted to 2.200 million Euros, 83% of which was generated from exports.
The ACIMGA network
The association is member of
CONFINDUSTRIA The Federation of the Italian Industries
FEDERAZIONE DELLA FILIERA DELLA CARTA E DELLA GRAFICA Federation of the industries of Technologies, Paper, Printing and Converting
FEDERMACCHINE National Federation of Associations of manufacturers of capital goods intended for industrial manufacturing processes
ISTITUTO ITALIANO IMBALLAGGIO (Italian Packaging Institute)
EUMAPRINT, and GLOBALPRINT the two Federations bringing together the Associations of machinery manufacturers for the graphic industry worldwide.
there are two main kinds of market segments employing graphic, paper converting, papermaking and paper processing machinery: graphic arts (newspapers, periodicals, books, leaflets and brochures, forms and related, posters, in-plant printing) and packing and packaging (undulated cardboard, folding cases, hard containers, flexible packaging).
Over the last few years the packing and packaging segment turned out to be the main target market for printing and converting machinery.