November 5, 2021
IM GROUP announced that IEC+ srl the mechanical engineering specialist, renowned for its design and manufacturing of dispersing, grinding and mixing equipment as well as complete engineering studies and turnkey solutions, has joined its ranks.
IEC+, a respected brand in the mechanical engineering industry, has been partnering with IM GROUP for several years.
In anticipation of this news spreading throughout the market, Roberto Guerra, CEO Asia Pacific, IM GROUP asserted, “…we are ready—with our industry-4.0-equipped factories—to offer our clients this next phase. Other than just expanding our premises we have been busy, paving the way, by strengthening our bond with Malaysian-based IEC Plant Engineering, a specialist in this industry since 1992. They have an extensive sales and service network throughout South-East Asia; especially in Malaysia, India and Vietnam. Additionally, their CEO, PM Ravi, an existing shareholder of IEC+, has been fine-tuning an excellent inter-brand relationship with us—which is a bonus.”
Valentina Cigna, Global Director of HR and President of IM GROUP explained that now that IEC+ has joined IM GROUP, many resources will be shared throughout all the group’s brands, thus reducing waste, and that IM GROUP will be consolidating their forces to include IEC+ into their overall Circular-Economy Plan. Plans are also being made to create additional jobs for the region of Parma, Italy. “…we plan to increase IEC+’s workforce, by around 15-20% within the next 5 years, and invest in human capital initiatives such as advanced IoT training, to improve industry 4.0 experience and skills,” explained Ms. Cigna.
Founding member of IEC+ Fabrizio Musi, who will stay on with the brand as operations manager said it was a pleasure to see it join IM GROUP, “this is a significant moment in a strategic global plan, I am confident that, through IM GROUP’s leadership and by joining the IM GROUP family of brands, IEC+ has secured the continuity of its business and is set to make the group stronger and increase its market position,” he concluded, “Antonio Riggio, is a proven General Manager with a very good track record and I warmly welcome him in his new role at IEC+.”
Antonio Riggio, Operations Manager of Tecnopails, who has also been appointed as General Manager of IEC+ said “I wish to thank Fabrizio. He has done a great job, leading his team, in building the IEC+ we know today.” He outlined that the strategy for IEC+, for the immediate future, will be based on 3 pillars;
- To reinforce the system-engineering capacity
- To increase the production capacity
- To enhance the service
He concluded that IEC+ are aiming to double the size of their facilities by year end.
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