Alfa announces its new shareholder to innovate the world of colour


The Rossetti family is pleased to announce the entry of the multinational IMA S.p.A. after investing in the capital of Alfa S.r.l. with the role of long-term strategic partner.

IMA, through its subsidiary PMI S.r.l., has acquired a 40% stake and will be involved in supporting Alfa worldwide, thanks to the group's global presence and in the technological development of Alfa's products and solutions.

Alfa is proud to be supported by IMA as an industrial partner of acknowledged international importance in order to respond in the best possible way to the requests of its worldwide customers and to implement its growth strategy with greater speed and stability, while strengthening its reliability.

The investments will be dedicated to the development of the sales and technical service network, to ensure adequate logistics and to expand the range of solutions offered.

The leadership of the team will remain as it is today, led by Edoardo and Marco Rossetti, but will be reinforced by new strategic figures that will help to increase the performance and human capital of Alfa.

Based in Bologna, Alfa is a company founded in 2014 by the Rossetti family that has more than 50 years of experience in the paint and dispensing machine sector.

The company offers innovative services and products in the world of colour, mainly aimed at, however not limited to, the decorative paints market.

Alfa offers process innovation, the Master System, which has been implemented on the market thanks to product innovations and dispensing machines of a new generation.

This has allowed Alfa to be recognised as a creative and innovative player, with a business model that is unique and aligned to the needs of today's market.

Alfa products and solutions have currently reached more than 40 customers in 30 countries on four continents, with important prospects for future growth.

"In Alfa, we are always looking for the best in order to provide our partners and customers with unique technological solutions.

"This means being present in their daily activities, demonstrating day by day the quality of our products and services, as well as our reliability over time.

"We are proud of this agreement reached with IMA because it represents the ideal partner to accelerate our growth and to face future challenges in a market that is increasingly demanding and that is progressively focusing on large global players," - Marco Rossetti, CEO of Alfa.

IMA S.p.A., whose main shareholder is the Vacchi family, is a world leader in the design and manufacturing of automatic machines for the processing and packaging of pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, food, tea, coffee and tobacco.

Listed on the Milan Stock Exchange since 1995, with a Group turnover of €1.5bn in 2018, IMA has enjoyed steady growth over the last 20 years.


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