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Established in 1975 by brothers David and Renato Mazzocconi, IMAC first started as a workshop specializing in upper stiching on behalf of third parties..



Since early 80’s, IMAC turned from an upper-stiching workshop into a shoe manufacturer, using innovative techniques, such as polyurethane direct injection into soles.


n 1997, the company outsourcing process got started. Today TUNIMA Sarl together with MAEMA Sarl in Tunisia, as well as BULIMA Srlu in Bulgaria, are three important industrial sites employing more than 850 people.


In 2001, IGI Calzature e Tecnologie was acquired and than the well-known children shoe brand PRIMIGI was brought back to its past glory.


In 2002, MAC launched IGI&CO brand aimed to meet the demands of a specific men and ladies shoe market segment requiring high-quality styles, with fashion research and technologically advanced oriented details.


In 2004, the partnership with the well-known US-based W.L.GORE, the owner of GORE-TEX trademark, also began to manufacture waterproof and breathable shoes.


In 2007 IMAC group business expanded, following to the PRIMIGI STORE one-brand store chain opening, in a new format, for 0 to 14 year-old shoes, apparel and accessories, allowing children to be dressed “head to feet” in one single shop.


On April 2th 2012 Mr. David Mazzocconi died, aged 74, while travelling to our plant in Tunisia at 5 o’clock a.m.


In 2012 IMAC launches the IGI & CO STORE project, one-brand shoe and apparel stores for men and ladies.


In 2012 also ENVAL SOFT brand came to birth for shoes aimed to customers looking for feet comfort and ease above all.


Since 2014
, IMAC was the first shoe company in the Marche Region to get the official status of “Authorized export operator” as well as the “Customs legal residence” and the Authorized bonded warehouse, as a consequence, the AEO certificate (Authorized Economic Operator).



Nowadays
the Company operating seven owned industrial plants (for overall 53,000 covered square meters).

• Montefiore dell’Aso - AP Head office and headquarters
production plant
10.000 squared meters
• Ripatransone - AP Reda Retail Spa administration office and also the company outlet and main warehouse location 11.000 squared meters
• Ellera di Corciano - PG  GI division, the administration center for IGI brand 15.000 squared meters
• Colonnella  - TE Production plant 3.500 squared meters
• Bizerte - Tunima - Tunisia Foreign production plant 6.500 squared meters
• Bizerte - Maema  - Tunisia Foreign production plant 3.500 squared meters
• Bobov Dol - Bulgaria Foreign administration office 3.500 squared meters


and four brand:

 

IMAC large distribution men/ladies/kids
PRIMIGI: Kids retail
IGI & CO: Men/Ladies retail
ENVAL SOFT: Men/Women retail - comfort styles



sold 9.419.680 of shoe pairs and 6.745.509 garment items for a global holding turnover up to 257 million euro.
 
MAC S.p.A. actually employs 1.460 people (out of 650 in Italy) and can count on 167 satellite companies with 10.110 employees in 7 different nations.
A retail chain with 380 PRIMIGI and IGI & CO STORE shops all over Italy and Europe.
IMAC S.p.A. Group employs more than 11.000 people in a whole.

Over 40 years, IMAC S.p.a. never applied for unemployment insurance and, since 2007, when the international financial crisis broke through, thanks to the launch of its one-brand stores and outlets throughout the entire national territory, the company has been generating more than 1200 job positions for young people in Italy in the last 7 years

 




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