AN AVANT-GARDE GROUP

The history and solidity of our future-oriented company

THE COMPANY AND ITS HISTORY

Ilpra was established in 1955 with the aim of designing and producing reliable, leading edge packaging machines

In the same year, the first Italian thermosealing machine was built, highlighting the company’s focus on innovation and market orientation. In 1982 che, in keeping with its innovation and development focused mission, Ilpra built and introduced into the market the first modified atmosphere thermosealing traysealer, still today a leading product in the packaging market. The company has seen steady growth from the 1980s: Ongoing investment in research and development, constant emphasis on technological innovation, high quality and reliability of its products, combined with important commercial investments, led to the rapid spread of the Ilpra brand in Europe and subsequently also worldwide.

Today, the Ilpra group encompasses several local branches in the main major world markets and boasts a global network of distributors and service support centres that provide widespread knowledge and expertise in target markets. All this makes Ilpra an undisputed worldwide leader a livello mondiale nel in the food, industrial and medical applications packaging sectors.

RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT

Ongoing investment in Research & Development have always been the best way for Ilpra to ensure constant focus on customer and market requirements in order to produce high-performance, reliable, bespoke products.

The Research & Development Department constantly strives to anticipate and fulfil the changing demands of the market and to offer cutting-edge machines, so as to provide customers with a wide range of packaging solutions.

Thanks to the innovative technologies it has designed, Ilpra manages to create packaging solutions to suit a variety of sectors: from food to non food in general as welle as the medical and healthcare sector.
 Ilpra’s objective is to ensure unique customer experience by offering high quality packaging machines, while at the same time drastically reducing packaging costs thus improving the customer’s competitiveness on the market. The ongoing innovation and reliability of our packaging solutions are achieved thanks to our experience, know-how, expertise and constant collaboration, both inside the company and with customers who choose our solutions. The added value for customers who choose Ilpra products.

PRODUCTION AND QUALITY

In order to provide customers with reliable, high-performance, top quality products, the company must perform wide-ranging tasks in its production process.

From the design and production of packaging machines up to after sales assistance. Ilpra produces its own machines in compliance with ISO 9001:2008 regulations and carries out all its production activities in its factory in Mortara Italy. This ensures full control and complete traceability of the entire production process,guaranteeing the quality of the packaged products produced by customers who use our systems. Ourindustrial production by no means spurns specific craft activities which actually help us to create the widest range of products and services in the packaging market.

Ilpra’s thermosealing, filling/dosing, thermoforming machines are reference models in the packaging market and provide leading edge packaging solutions, boasting high quality standards, precision and high performance. Ilpra solutions ensure the utmost level of hygiene, efficiency and reliability, therefore the company has become an irreplaceable partner for safe, flexible, good value and competitive packaging. For us, quality has always been a starting point rather than a goal to be achieved.

SALES NETWORK

The tens of thousands of machines sold worldwide are the result of the ongoing work carried out over the years by a highly motivated, widespread sales network present all over the world, which is firmly committed to customer satisfaction

Our Area Managers, together with our foreign subsidiaries and global distributor network, allow us to offer dedicated support for any type of request, which is redirected, according to specific requirements, to the appropriate company departments that respond in a timely, efficient and efficacious manner..
The information collected from and exchanged with various markets allows us to improve and enhance our product and market expertise. 
The area sales representatives offer specific advice, closely following and supporting customers and providing personalised assistance in all fields, thus helping them to find the best solution within Ilpra’s wide range of packaging machines and technological applications.
 Our competent customer and market-driven , sales network, is one of the factors that made us become a market leader in the packaging sector.

CUSTOMER SUPPORT

Our packaging machines have a crucial role in our customers’ manufacturing process.
It is essential to ensure that the machines are kept in good working order, making them reliable and high-performing

Before being sold, every Ilpra packaging machine undergoes strict internal inspection procedures. After it is delivered, the machine is installed by Ilpra’s skilled technicians in order to check that it operates correctly in the appropriate manufacturing area and to train the staff who will use it.
 Therefore, customer support starts from the very moment that a packaging machine is designed, right up to training on packaging technology and guaranteed real-time, ongoing support provided through different channels.

Our worldwide technical support network ensures a broad spectrum of services, ranging from on-line remote to on-site technical assistance, preventative maintenance programs, personalised updating interventions and timely supply of spare parts and consumables, thus assuring that our products offer high performance results. Ilpra offers a highly qualified, efficient service through its technicians, who have acquired their skills and have been trained to our high internal standards, thus meaning that our product always achieves top performances.

A CONTINUOUSLY GROWING GROUP

Key highlights since 1955

62 YEARS IN OPERATION
16.000 MACHINES INSTALLED
170 WORKERS AND EMPLOYEES
13.000 MANUFACTURING AREA IN SQM