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 with ANIMA Confindustria majority. Born in Milan in the 1988 as Italian Certification Institute for Mechanics, ICIM is today a leader in the certification of systems - quality, environment and safety - in the mechanical, automotive, thermo-hydraulic, plant engineering sectors; in burglar-proof security; in the certification of professional figures; it is also one of the leading experts in Italy and in the world in the certification of renewable energy and energy efficiency. ICIM is also the first Italian agency recognized by the ASME Authorized Inspection Agency.
With the acquisition of the OMECO laboratory in the 2019, a primary national laboratory with more than 100 activities recognized by Accredia in laboratory tests and non-destructive tests, ICIM has integrated certification and inspection activities with testing and analysis activities for a complete offer ICT (Testing, Inspection and Certification) available to all manufacturing companies for product conformity assessment (quality, performance, safety, sustainability, environment). And with the acquisition of Consorzio Pascal, already a certification body according to the PED directive, ICIM confirms itself as a reference certification body for mechanical companies.

ICIM is very active in the field of 4.0 Industry, with services ranging from the certification of the requirements for access to tax benefits of hyper-depreciation, mandatory for investments over € 500.000 and optional for those of a lower amount, to services such as IT security, business continuity, asset management or security of innovative man-machine interfaces. In collaboration with ANIMA and UCIMU - Systems to produce, ICIM manages a portal to offer companies information and answers on specific questions To date, ICIM has produced over 600 assessments aimed at the certification issued for access to tax benefits related to over-amortization.

As a member of the CISQ Federation, ICIM is a member of the IQNet international circuit (The International Certification Network) and can therefore guarantee certification with recognition in all network member countries. Furthermore, the institution provides a wide training offer for companies and professionals through the Knowledge Factory, with courses also in-house.

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