1963


ICA (Industria Costruzioni Automatiche) is established by Gino Rapparini in Bologna on December 23. His idea was manufacturing automatic packaging machines that used flexible materials.

1964


CSV10: automatic vertical packaging machine from pre-made bags.

70's


RS20: at the beginning it uses pre-made bags, then it evolves by forming its own bags from reel-fed film. Two versions are developed: AROMAPACK for fragile products and VACUUMPACK for under vacuum packaging.

1980


Ica moves to its new location in Via del Litrografo 7.

1983


Revolutionary HF100: mandrel machine for high-output paper packaging, especially designed for sugar, flour and rice.

1988


HiVac 90: automatic machine for high-speed under vacuum packaging.

1997


CSV40 series: automatic machines with extremely flexible bag treatment solutions.

2003


Ica enters the single-serve coffee and tea pods’ market with the new drum-type PRONTOCOFFEE PC200 machine.

2008


Single-dose technology: AROMACUP for coffee capsules and PRONTOWASH for water-soluble detergent packs. Two new lines for single-use packaging.