LEADING COMPANY IN THE MAGNETIC SECTOR
LEADING COMPANY IN THE MAGNETIC SECTOR
At IMA we constantly develop and carry out studies and progressive solutions at the request of our clients, integrating all the processes of magnet manufacturing and allowing the reduction of production times. Our continuous growth and our success as specialists in magnetism, consolidate us as a leading company in the magnetic sector in our country. IMA supplies magnetic materials to any industrial field where they can be applied, being a worldwide supplier company. Our company develops the necessary technology and is in continuous innovation.
At IMA we encourage the creation of work
The corporate culture of IMA is the key element that allows us to grow as a competitive, innovative company and efficiently manage the talent of our workers.
We encourage the creation of support work environments so that employees can develop their professional qualities and grow within the company.
The talent, the specialization and the more than 30 years of experience of our team are our main asset. At IMA we have a coordinated team of highly qualified professionals who work with a common mission: to offer the best solutions in the market in the magnetic sector and the best customer service.
Throughout our history we have learned with our clients and we have always invested in research and development; what allows us today to have a deep knowledge of the sector and carry out projects of the highest level with all our clients.
PROJECT MANAGEMENT AND ENGINEERING
At IMA, we have more than twenty engineers dedicated to the management of AMFE projects and production processes.
PRODUCTION CAPACITY AND PROCESS CONTROL
At IMA we provide the best magnetic solutions for the industry and our continuous innovation is one of the pillars of our organization. We develop a continuous program of research, testing and development of new products and magnetic applications that allow us to position ourselves among the best companies in the sector worldwide.
Technology is one of the fundamentals to optimize the production and logistics processes of our company. In our facilities in Spain, Italy and China we use advanced technologies that allow us to gain in productivity and efficiency against our competitors. We invest continuously in our equipment, we have cutting machines, extortion, calenders, injectors and rectification equipment that place us at the forefront of the sector worldwide.
RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT I + D
At IMA we have one of the pioneering R & D departments within the magnetic sector. We constantly look for new ways to make magnets with:
Development of new production technologies. We are currently working to optimize the injection and polyurethane processes.
Development of new materials, such as magnetic plastics.
Development of advanced magnetics systems for applications with different purposes, field, strength, sensors.
At IMA we provide the best solutions for the magnetic industry and continuous innovation is one of the pillars of our organization. We develop a continuous program of research, testing and development of new products and applications that allow us to position ourselves among the best companies in the sector worldwide.
In our equipment for quality control we have fluxometers, gauges, permeameters and different equipment to control the composition of materials, both magnetic and non-magnetic.
Our equipment is equipped with the most advanced technology and allows us to carry out a large number of tests in the most optimal and precise way. IMA works daily with the commitment and responsibility to ensure a product with a high level of quality. Permanent magnets are used in almost all industrial sectors. Our customers in the robotic, pharmaceutical, automotive or aerospace industries have strict requirements that can only be met with high-quality quality control.
Our company supplies safety parts that require compliance with serious criteria and provisions. A good quality of the products is the result of a detailed planning and its exact realization.
We have implemented a quality system according to the guidelines of the international standard EN ISO 9001: 2000.
A strictly controlled acquisition of raw materials and carefully selected suppliers, for their quality and extensive chemical, physical and technical controls of the material, guarantee the use of basic materials of the highest quality.
The statistical control of processes, as well as the control of materials, are carried out with the support of the most modern software. The exit inspections of our products are carried out in accordance with the DIN 40 080 standard.
We have a highly qualified staff as well as a special R & D department, which thanks to control and test equipment can obtain a wide range of information, characteristics, curves and magnetic values of our products.
In order to help you better understand the terminology of the sector in this section, we offer information corresponding to the different magnetic materials, geometric variations, tolerances, adhesion strength, direction of orientation and magnetization, forms of the magnets and a large technical dictionary of terminology and definitions.
Magnetic field control
Magnetic flow control
Quality control of magnetic material
Surface coating control
IR analysis of polymers
Hardness test for rubber
Weight and density control
Our facilities are located in Ripollet, near Barcelona (Spain). At IMA, we currently export 70% of our production and we have clients that are world leaders in their sector.
Through our international delegations in Germany, Italy and China we offer an efficient, accurate and fast service to our more than 1000 clients spread across more than 60 countries. In our facilities in Spain, Italy and China we use advanced technologies that allow us to gain productivity and efficiency against our competitors.
We invest continuously in our equipment and we have cutting machines, extortion, calenders and rectification equipment that place us at the forefront of the sector worldwide.
Committed to the environment
Reducing the impact of the production process of magnets in nature, is one of the main maxims of IMA, to which we devote all our efforts to develop products and more efficient and sustainable solutions. We carry out improvements in all phases of our value chain to reduce our energy consumption.
In the growing global expansion of our company's activities, we keep this commitment firm. Our Environment department that guarantees the sustainable development of all our processes through the global monitoring of all environmental aspects.
Thanks to this department, we can affirm that all our production plants are applying the standards and procedures established by the company according to the norm of environment 14 01.