ACIMAC is the Association of Italian Manufacturers of Plant, Machinery, Equipment and semi-finished Products and suppliers of raw materials and services for the ceramic (tile, sanitaryware and tableware), heavy clay and refractory materials industries. The Italian companies are world-leading suppliers of technological solutions catering for the needs of all customers, from producers of traditional ceramics through to the most innovative design products.


ACIMALL, the Italian Woodworking Machinery and Tools Manufacturers’ Association, with  two hundred  of the most qualified companies in their field, represents 70% of the whole industry, both in terms of employees and in turnover. In every segment of woodworking, from sawmills to the industrial processing of solid wood and panel to finishing, the Italian industry is present with technological solutions capable of responding effectively to a multitude of user requirements.


ACIMGA represents the Italian Manufacturers of Machinery for the Graphic, Converting and Paper Industry. Members of this association are world leaders in making machinery for rotogravure and flexographic printing, paper and cardboard processing, and converting. Most of what is produced is absorbed by the packaging market with 60% of the industry’s turnover, followed by the graphic arts industry with about 30%, the rest is employed in various sectors.


ACIMIT is the Association of Italian Textile Machinery Manufacturers, gathering Italian textile machinery companies producing more than 80% of the Italian textile machinery production (worth 2.6 billion euros). Italian textile machinery manufacturers meet the full spectrum of industry needs (spinning, weaving, knitting, finishing and laundry machines).



AMAFOND is the Italian Association of Companies Producing Machinery, Plants, and Products for the Foundry industry. Its eighty member companies provide machinery used in the manufacturing of castings for automotive, industrial sector and other appliance. AMAFOND from 1946 represents the reference point for the operators of the foundry sector in all the countries around the world.



ANIMA/ASSOFOODTEC Assofoodtec, the Italian Association of Machinery and Plant Manufacturers for Food Production, Processing Preservation, is the most important Italian association in technologies field for food industry. Assofoodtec represents prestigious and qualified companies, a great wealth of experience and reliability, an increasing technical development of products, a diversified offer of products-ranging from relatively simple machinery to extremely sophisticated production lines that placed Italy at first place in the world.  Assofoodtec is member of ANIMA, Federation of the Italian Associations of Mechanical and Engineering Industries.


ASSOCOMAPLAST is the Italian Plastics and Rubber Processing Machinery and Moulds Manufacturers’ Association. Its companies are globally renowned for their “turnkey solutions” addressing customer needs through sophisticated machines and engineering. As a result, the Italian plastics and rubber processing machinery industry has seen steady growth since its inception in 1960 and ranks among the world’s top competitors. Italian machines are highly prized by the world’s most industrialized and economically advanced countries.


ASSOFLUID is the Italian Association of Manufacturing and Trading Companies in Fluid Power Equipment and Components. In more than forty years of activity, the Association has grown significantly and its two hundred member companies represent all over the world the Made in Italy for Fluid Power, an industrial sector well known for quality, reliability and performances of products.


ASSOMAC is the Association representing the Italian Manufacturers of Footwear, Leathergoods and Tanning Machinery. The one hundred twenty member manufacturers are world leaders in this sector supplying the most advanced footwear, leathergoods and tanning technologies all over the world. The industrial sectors represented by ASSOMAC export almost 70% of their production.


CONFINDUSTRIA MARMOMACCHINE-ASSOMARMOMACCHINE is the Association representing the Italian Marble and Stone Machinery Industries. The Associated companies supply the advanced technology that makes Italy a global leader in the stone and manufactured stone industries. Italian machinery is engineered to be versatile and provide customers with the unique and most advanced solutions to process marble and stone.



GIMAV is the Italian Association of Glass-Processing Machinery and Accessory Suppliers represents Italian excellence in glass-making machinery. This industry sector has expanded internationally by employing innovative technology that meets today’s marketplace needs. GIMAV’s eighty member companies are known for customizing machines to meet exacting end-user specifications from high-rise building construction to fine arts applications.


UCIMA is the Association of Italian Manufacturers of Automatic Packaging Machinery and Technologies for all Industrial Sectors (food, tobacco, pharmaceuticals, chemicals, cosmetics and paper industries). The Italian companies are world leaders with a market share of around 28%. The industry’s success is a result of its ability to offer cutting-edge technological solutions tailored to the needs of individual customers.


UCIMU-SISTEMI PER PRODURRE is the Italian Machine Tools, Robots and Automation Manufacturers’ Association. UCIMU-SISTEMI PER PRODURRE acts as a worldwide ambassador for some of the latest technology developed in Italy. More than 200 member companies, who produce around 70% of the output for the sector, have won universal recognition for their quality, flexibility, reliability and customization.


UNACOMA represents Italian Manufacturers of Tractors, Agricultural Machinery, Gardening, Earth Moving Machinery, Components and parts thereof. These manufacturers produce everything from power mowers for the homeowner to tractors and combine harvesters used by the world’s leading agribusiness enterprises. UNACOMA members account for 80% of Italian farm machinery production. Italian farm equipment manufacturers rank first in the world in terms of the range of machines produced.