associated companies


ASA Anima Services Company

ASA - Company Services Anima is the company that carries out all the commercial activities of the Anima Federation and all the Associations / Unions affiliated to it.
The main activity of ASA is the organization of fairs, congresses and conferences and in the creation of promotional tools for all the Anima sectors. He also edited the publication of the bi-monthly magazine "L'Industria Meccanica" - the official magazine of Anima.
It manages the marketing of European and national standards and of all the publications made by the Federation.
He also takes part in collective participations in trade fairs abroad, also through collaborations with the ICE.

Formamec Scar.l.

Formamec Scar.l. is a consulting and training company founded in 2001 by the will of the ANIMA Federation with the aim of supporting the growth of professional skills of the staff of the mechanical engineering companiesWithin the national territory, through innovative methods.

Today Formamec is the center of excellence for consulting and training in the Italian mechanical sector. The main objective is to accompany Clients towards the development and construction of change in order to FAVOR INNOVATION of products, processes and businesses. This is through a set of advisory services and training, Especially with customized intervention plans.

Thanks to the associative context of ANIMA Federation where it is born and develops its specialization, Formamec offers to companies expertise and experience deriving from strength and constant development of Mechanics:

o innovative technologies for the development of mechanical

o digitization and e-commerce B2B

o product innovation and process

o internationalization

o directives and standards (social and product)

o 9001 ISO certification, ISO certification 14001,

OHSAS 18001, integrated management systems and organizational models

o start-ups.

All development projects are accompanied by a systematic access to the facilities. The facilities operated mainly relate to the following areas:



research and development



Formamec provides businesses with strategic support, design and technical management of public funds.

In line with the market demands and to optimize the services offered, Formamec is accredited by the Lombardy Region, ISO 9001 in Lombardy, Veneto and Piedmont and adopt an organizational model 231 / 01.


Via Scarsellini 13 - 20161 Milan

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Consortium Pascal Scarl

PASCAL Consortium, a limited liability company with a sole shareholder born in September 2000 is the first Italian body of a private nature to get notified by the Ministry of Productive Activities for the certification of pressure equipment in accordance with Directive 97 / 23 known as the PED .

The notification (EC number 1115) was obtained in October 2001 and renewed at every expiration date by decree of the Ministry of Economic Development (Ex. Ministry for Productive Activities).

The main objective of PASCAL, a company controlled by Icim at 100%, is to provide a timely, well-organized and technically unexceptionable service so that companies can be competitive against foreign competitors, maintaining the current market share.

PASCAL has worked for over 10 years for attesting the conformity of pressure equipment and assemblies in accordance with Directive 97 / 23 / CE (PED).

The notification includes PASCAL:

• The certification of equipment and sets
• Authorization for the "European Approval of Materials"
• Permission to act as a "Third Party" for the joints (Qualification of Operators and procedures)
• Approval of personnel providing non-destructive testing.

ICIM SpA is an independent certification body born in Milan in 1988 as an Italian Certification Institute for Mechanics. ICIM is the first Italian agency recognized ASME Authorized Inspection Agency.
Alongside the certification of systems (quality, environment and safety) in the mechanical, automotive, plumbing and heating sectors, ICIM is a leader in the certification of professional figures and is one of the leading experts in Italy and the world in the certification of renewable energy and energy efficiency.
As member of the CISQ Federation, ICIM adheres to the international circuit IQNet (The International Certification Network) the largest network of certification bodies (over 250.000 certified), and can therefore guarantee a certification with recognizability in all the nations adhering to the network. In addition, the institution provides a wide range of training for companies and professionals through the Knowledge Factory, with courses also in-house.
ICIM is aimed at organizations that, in every market segment, believe that innovation and sustainability are essential elements of development.

The National Plan for Energy Efficiency (2014) and the Decree transposing the EU 2012 / 27 Directive on energy efficiency identify the energy requalification of buildings, green procurement, energy diagnosis and systems for energy management. In these areas ICIM is able to offer multiple solutions to large companies and energy-intensive companies that must equip themselves with management tools and specialized skills to make plants and buildings more efficient. The certifications according to ISO 50001 (Energy Management), UNI CEI 11352 (ESCo) and UNI CEI 11339 (EGE-Experts in Energy Management) are essential requirements for anyone who wants to operate in the energy efficiency market and access incentives.
ICIM offers, the only Italian body, the inspection services provided by the ASME code-Boiler and Pressure Vessels Code, the reference standard for all pressure equipments (tanks installed on site, pressure vessels, water and smoke pipe boilers, pipelines and penstocks, heat exchangers, reactors, etc.) destined for the markets of USA, Canada, Mexico and other 100 countries in the world.

ICIM has specific expertise in the evaluation of sustainability in different sectors, from the life-cycle of products, buildings, biofuels (first in Italy in the certification of biodiesel and biofuels).
ICIM is also the reference point in Italy for the certification of sustainable events according to ISO 20121.
Within the European project for the recognition of unregulated professional figures - to guarantee the harmonization of skills and qualified operators in sectors where the quality of installation and maintenance is decisive - ICIM has obtained accreditation for the certification of professionals and companies operating with fluorinated greenhouse gases; welders, braze-welders and welders using polyethylene; technicians and maintenance personnel of the fire-fighting sector; locksmiths and safes technicians; experts in energy management; security professionals; the extension of accreditation for the certification of post-counter gas operators, experts in planning and control of the banking, financial and insurance sector and of LCA / EPD experts. ICIM collaborates with UMAN-National Association of Fire and Safety Companies for the certification of plant operators and fire-fighting products; together they have also developed a new certified fire-proofing maintenance scheme (including a QRCode - QRTIFY) that identifies and makes the certification impossible to counterfeit, guaranteeing the truthfulness of the certificates accompanying the products / services).
To develop synergies on sustainability in agriculture, ICIM has acquired a stake in Certiprodop, certification body of protected agricultural food production: PDO, PGI and TSG ..
Finally, ICIM also provides internationalization support services thanks to the internal expertise and the collaboration of qualified partners who support companies for the compliance of products and projects destined for the countries of the former Soviet bloc.

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