IMD

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IMD Ltd.
Founded 1994
Headquarters Brügg, Switzerland
Website www.imdvista.ch

Company Profile

IMDvista is a Swiss company, specialising in the testing of closure, preform, bottle and barrier layer. IMD headquarters are located in Brügg, Switzerland. The company maintains offices and production sites in Europe, America and Asia. IMDvista provides a complete system solution that can be put together according tocustomer needs . Products are developed and assembled in the companys own facilities.

Products / Technology

Inspection systems for:

  • preform testing
  • bottle production
  • barrier testing
  • closure testing

History

  • 1994 - Founding of IMD Ltd. in Switzerland for non-contact measurement
  • 2000 - First three camera system for airbag cores with customized handling
    • First High Speed COLOR Vision System for closure testing
  • 2002 - First complete system solution for threepart closure
  • 2003 - IMD goes high speed >2’200 closure/minute
  • 2004 - IMD introduces sorter for plastic closures, speed > 2’200 closures/min.
  • 2006 - IMD record: More than 3’300 closures/minute
  • 2007 - IMDvista PECO Preform Testing System (pat. pending)
  • 2008 - IMDvista WFS Waterfall Sorter, the most compact system (pat. pending)
  • 2009 - IMDvista INOX Line (all in stainless steel)
  • 2010 - IMDvista V4 Ultra Vision Software Generation
    • IMDvista BOCO Bottle Testing System
  • 2011 - IMDvista SPIX High Speed pin hole detection
  • 2012 - IMDvista BTIX Barrier Testing System - Barrier layer become visible
  • 2013 - IMDvista PECO V2 Preform Testing in the next generation «à la carte»
  • 2014 - IMDvista BOCO Bottle Testing System V2
  • 2015 - IMDvista Swiss Downstream Line, integrated with Slitting & Folding
  • 2015 - Closure Digital Print with integrated inspection system
  • 2016 - Inline preform process monitoring with PECO LUX
    • Multilayer thickness measurement with terahertz technology

References

PETplanet Insider Articles

Issue 04 / 2021: Bottle inspection system including calibrated measurements
Issue 07 / 2020: Today's next generation bottle inspection
Issue 07 / 2019: A review of inspection systems
Issue 04 / 2019: Preform Factory Concept 4.0
Issue 12 / 2018: Knowing how to grow
Issue 10 / 2017: Digital print meets closures handling
Issue 09 / 2017: Preform & closure inspection solutions
Issue 03 / 2017: Flying closure for accurate inspection
Issue 10 / 2016: CMYK digital printing on beverage closures
Issue 09 / 2016: Measuring layer thickness of bottles and preforms with terahertz-technology
Issue 03 / 2016: Inspection: Three steps for higher preform quality
Issue 05 / 2015: IMDVista In-Line barrier inspection at the NPE show 2015
Issue 11 / 2015: Packing / Palletising: A harmonious foursome
Issue 05 / 2009: Testing of caps and preforms

External links

IMD Website