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Jukka Raatikainen is the CEO and founder of Ima Engineering Ltd. Jukka has graduated as a physicist (MSc.) from Eastern University of Finland in 1982 from department of applied physics. Jukka has over 30 years of experience in mining and mining relatetd technologies. Jukka‘s technical ambition has led him to develop innovative sensor solutions for minerals on-line analysis with the objective to improveing materials processing in exploration and in mining.
Ilpo is the Chairman of the Board, Ima Engineering, with a demonstrated history of working in the mining technology and mining services industry. He has extensive experience in International Sales, Mining, Engineering, Strategic Planning, and Business Development. He graduated (MSc. Mining Engineering) from the Helsinki University of Technology.
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Jukka has been with IMA for more than 12 years. He graduated from the Helsinki University of Technology as a mining and technology engineer. Jukka has also worked as a research engineer in Helsinki University of Technology and he also has long experience in international high technology manufacturing from Nokia. In IMA, he is responsible of IMA’s global customer, research projects, ongoing customer service, and support management.
Matti has been managing system delivery projects and developing organizational capabilities within the company in co-operation with personnel and partners since March 2021. He graduated as a physicist (MSc.) from Eastern University of Finland in 1985 from department of applied physics. Matti has extensive experience in working with SMEs and large corporations within medical technology, metal industry and for regional development projects. He has held roles of e.g. an entrepreneur, vice president, managing director, R&D manager, marketing manager, etc.
Oscar graduated from Metropolia University of Applied Sciences specializing in mechanical design and production technologies. He has been working as a project engineer at IMA, in international projects as well as taken a leading role in the IMACON system development and handling. Oscar has extensive knowledge of IMA’s products and their vast capabilities in the mining industry.
Zahra graduated with Master’s degree from Sharif University of Technology specialized in avionic sensors and aerospace structures. She has been working as a project manager at IMA, in international projects to test and secure compliance with customer contracts. Zahra has extensive knowledge of IMA’s products and in particular she is responsible for installing and calibrating them.
Damith completed his BSc specializing in Mineral Processing in 2019 from the Uva Wellassa University Sri Lanka, and then followed the Master’s Program of Mineral Resources and Sustainable Mining at the University of Oulu. With three years of experience in R&D of chemical waste tailing management in the gold industry, Damith is working as a Research Engineer on R&D of IMA analyzer systems, and the development and testing for mining conditions.
Tommi is the Project Leader, IMA Engineering, with extensive experience in various programs and projects, from military R&D and SW project management, to process engineering, HW development, and full-scale turn-key plant projects and deliveries.
He graduated as a Process Engineer (M.Sc.) from the University of Oulu in 1999.