Paris, France, 29 March, 2022. Tecnopails, the dedicated filling division of IM GROUP (formerly Inkmaker Group), has launched a new feed and closure filling-line series—with a specific line dedicated for integration with Rexson’s ColorPoint paint dispenser—at the Eurocoat International Exhibition and Congress held recently in Paris.
The robust system, capable of expanding from manual through to fully automatic solutions, was named the “Matrix” due to its ability to be easily configured through a variety of adjustable modules. One such module is the Matrix+Rexson/Colorpoint created especially for integration with IM GROUP’s “Easypaint” solution. The Easypaint concept is IM GROUP’s most flexible and complete range of automatic dispensing solutions, tailored to meet precise performance and productivity targets while maximising available space and minimising manpower.
“This is yet another example of IM GROUP’s brands working in unison to achieve innovation for the group. The Matrix has been in the research and planning stage since early last year, and we are very proud to launch it at Eurocoat Paris this year. The series features some of the latest IIoT touchscreen and industry-4.0-smart technology from Inkmaker’s renowned software and automation team. We’d particularly like to congratulate all our colleagues involved on this momentous achievement,” commented Gianluca Incerti, Global Director of Sales, IM GROUP from the group’s stand, at Porte de Versailles, Eurocoat. The Matrix comes just three months after Tecnopails launched the “Lavelli A21”, for coupling lids with latches, which at the time made international news for being a world first for liquid paints. “What makes the Matrix, feed and closure filling-line system, so innovative is that it is totally configurable through six variations of adjustable modules that enable the filling line system to be expanded from the manual M1 and M2 to the semi-automatic SA1 and SA2 or to fully automatic A1 and A2 solutions. This is undoubtably an attractive proposition for any client, be they large or small,” concluded Olivier Daulon, General Manager, Inkmaker France, who was also present at IM GROUP’s stand. A special launch film was created by IM GROUP’s internal communication agency, THINK, to highlight the Matrix’s unique features and is for public viewing on the group’s YouTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCNfFEtbc9peXZdmewXW3miQ
Tecnopails, which was acquired by IM GROUP early last year and specialises in the design and production of customised automated systems for dosing, sealing and labelling for Ink, paint and chemical containers.
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About IM GROUP
Formed in Italy in 2021, IM GROUP (formerly Inkmaker Group) is the holding brand of: Inkmaker, Rexson, Vale-tech, Swesa, Teko and Tecnopails. With its combined strength the group offers total process-engineering solutions within the industries of paint, coatings, ink, speciality-chemicals, adhesives, corrugated packaging, pharma, food, cosmetic, textiles and more. IM GROUP, with its brands, operates with its own staff and offices in over 15 countries over 5 continents. im-group.com
About Inkmaker Worldwide
Inkmaker, is the founding member of IM GROUP. It was formed in Italy in 1987 and is a global manufacturer of integrated dispensing systems that improve efficiency by automating the process of ink, paint and chemical dispensing and mixing. Inkmaker’s proprietary software and systems, manufactured in three continents, guarantee highly accurate colours consistently, precisely and instantly. Inkmaker.com
About Rexson Systems
Established in 1984, Rexson is a privately-owned British brand of automated dispensers that are widely used in the paint and coatings and liquid ink industry, as well as the industries of cosmetics, food, oils, pharmaceuticals and speciality chemicals. Materials can be liquid, gels or paste, hazardous, caustic, flammable or have thixotropic rheology. Its headquarters are in Kettering, Northamptonshire in England and it has a global network of regional and international clients and support partners. rexson.co.uk
Established in 1985 Vale-Tech, previously a subsidiary of Rexson, is a British brand of ink dispensing systems for the worldwide printing industry. Vale-Tech employs a team of engineers dedicated to the design and build of innovative products incorporating the latest technology focused on narrow web and paste-ink dispensing systems. Its headquarters are in Newmarket, Suffolk in England and it has a global network of regional and international clients and support partners. vale-tech.co.uk
Formed in Germany in 1994, Swesa, is a privately owned and independent German manufacturer specialised in customised automated dosing-systems for the food packaging, office furniture, tissues and heavy-duty corrugated packaging industries. Swesa machines are customisable and explosion risk (ATEX) certified. Its headquarters are in Eltville am Rhein, Germany and it has a global network of regional and international clients and support partners.
Established in 2013, Teko is a privately-owned solutions partner specialised in; Point-of-Sale systems and integrated solutions combining engineering with chemistry. Based in Malaysia and Indonesia, Teko supports all the Inkmaker Group brands through its network of regional sales and support partners. teko.asia
Established as LAVELLI e C in 1974, Tecnopails, is a privately owned and independent Italian manufacturer of customised modular automated filling, sealing, labelling and palletising machinery—for pails, buckets and cans—that is widely used in the ink, paint and coatings industry, as well as the industries of food and speciality chemicals. Tecnopails’ machines are explosion risk (ATEX) certified. Its headquarters are in Piacenza in Emilia Romagna, Northern Italy and it has a global network of regional and international clients and support partners. tecnopails.it
Established in 2013, IEC+ srl is a mechanical engineering company, specialised in the design and manufacturing of dispersing, grinding and mixing equipment as well as complete engineering studies and turnkey solutions. Its headquarters are located in Travesetolo, in Parma, Northern Italy with a global network of regional and international clients and support partners. iecplus.com