IEMCA is born in Faenza, thanks to the entrepreneurial intuition of Dr. Roberto Bucci and Professor Vladimir Fabbri. Together, in 1961, they start a working group to develop solutions to automatically load the bars on machines, for the key production for CISA company. In 1966, the first bar feeder in the world is officially presented at the fair in Milan. The IEMCA model " A " is an immediate success. In 1967 Dr. Roberto Bucci decides to found IEMCA S.p.A. and the company starts developing bar feeders for applications related to the turning sector. Since then IEMCA has developed the widest range of bar feeders. The sales and after-sales network is the largest in the market. In the last 60 years, we have installed more than 100,000 units worldwide. The secret of the IEMCA’s success is the passion of a team of highly motivated people in the continuous research for innovative solutions to improve the productivity and the customer service.
The professor Vladimiro Fabbri established the first factory IEMCA (Electro Mechanical Industry Complex Automatic) in Via Emilia Ponente 6 in Faenza
The first bar feeder IEMCA, model A, is officially presented at Milano's fair
The Doc. Roberto Bucci founds IEMCA and become the president of the Board of Directors
Model AS is born, It is the first bar feeder IEMCA spread all over the world
IEMCA develops the CS 110 for sliding headstock lathes: it is the first bar feeder able to work bars of 0.8 mm diameter.
The number of employees overcomes 100 people and it is necessary to extend the IEMCA's factory in via Emilia Ponente 6, in Faenza
IEMCA launches the model "T": is the first bar feeder in the world equipped with multi rack and bundle magazines, which are able to increase automated run time by a factor of 5.
IEMCA's bar feeder obtained a great success in Italy and started to be demanded by the major manufacturers around the world: the first phase of global distribution began.
IEMCA is a pioneer in the development of a guide channel equipped with elastic suspension, able to reduce the level of vibration and noise during processing.
In Germany the 100th IEMCA's bar feeder is sold
IEMCA launches the first bar feeder in the world, for multi-spindle lathe. It is the PRA 40, which is equipped with a revolutionary patent: the "double bar pusher" or "pre-feeder"
IEMCA designes for the russian market, the first bar feeder of the world, capable to work with bars up to 230 mm in diameter.
IEMCA develops TAL: the first bar feeder in the world equipped with lubrication inside the guide channel
IEMCA launches bar feeder production in the USA and then decided to found IEMCA USA (now Bucci Industries USA)
IEMCA designs the “Telescopic nose” that then will become the market standard for sliding headstock bar feeders.
IEMCA consolidates its presence in Germany through opening a branch in Stuttgart area
IEMCA is transferred to the new factory in Via Granarolo 167, in Faenza. With more than 20,000 square meters under roof it is still the largest bar feeder factory in the world.
After three years of intense research, IEMCA realizes the ET 336 bar feeder, that is the prototype of the BOSS, which has become the best selling bar feeder in the world with over 30,000 units installed
The IEMCA BOSS defines the market standard as the first magazine bar feeder with full electronic controls
IEMCA develops the SIR, the first integral bar feeder for multi spindle lathes equipped with guide channels with variable diameter, thanks to the use of "bobbins" (another IEMCA patent)
IEMCA France in Cluses is opened (now Bucci Industries France)
IEMCA opens the market of bar feeders in Taiwan. Here its own production plant is established, with Gimco company
IEMCA launches the MASTER bar feeder that works bars of 80 mm diameter
IEMCA starts in Japan its subsidiary with the company IGM Nippon, to better serve the local market and the Japanese machine tool manufacturers
The Dott. Massimo Bucci (son of Roberto Bucci, founder of IEMCA) becomes IEMCA’s president. Photo: Massimo Bucci in black suit, with Professor Vladimir Fabbri and his wife
IEMCA establishes its subsidiary in Brazil with IGM company do Brasil, in order to provide the best sales and after-sales support to South American customers
IEMCA presents the new bar feeder BOSS Evolution, equipped with new features, including the revolutionary polyurethane guide channel, which has become the most copied market standard by competitors.
IEMCA obtains the certification of the quality system, which is still maintained today
IEMCA opens the market of bar feeders in China, establishing its own production plan in Suzhou with its own company Bi-Tech.
IEMCA presents to the market the ELITE. The bar feeder for small bars is destined to become the benchmark for micromechanics
After the SIR and the PRA, IEMCA launches the NEXT 25: a high-performance bar feeder, fully integrated for multi-spindle lathes
With the launch of the MASTER HF, IEMCA is the worldwide pioneer in the development of Hyper Flexible technology for working bars between 15 and 80 mm diameter, without changing the guide channel.
IEMCA designs the revolutionary UP magazine, in order to facilitate the operators in the loading of heavy bars
With the fourth generation of BOSS, IEMCA still fixes once the market standard, realizing the fastest bar feeder in the world
With more than 100,000 bar feeders installed in over 90 countries, IEMCA is confirmed as the absolute market leader
IEMCA is the first producer of bar feeders in the world to obtain a certification of physical and cognitive ergonomics of its products
IEMCA launches on the market the ELITE 112 Soft Touch. It is the most compact, precise and fast bar feeder for working with small bars.
"By doing our job well and supporting our partners' growth in a competitive global market we, in return, will grow along with them."
To increase productivity via excellent products and solutions for the automated factory of the future.
To envision the future of automation for machine tools in order to create the best performing solutions for users via constant cooperation with all the players in the industry.
Our shared values are the reference point for all the activities and actions of each person and collaborator of our company throughout the world: