IME designs and manufactures measuring instruments and integrated systems in Italy. The application fields are: electric measurement, industrial automation, energy management and protection. IME was founded in 1946 and it started producing analogue instruments for the measurement of A/C and D/C electrical quantities. Today IME designs and produces analogue and digital measuring instruments and integrated systems for various application fields in Italy: electrical measurement, industrial automation, energy management, and protection. Its first breakthrough arrived in the early \'70s, when the company widened its product range and introduced electronics, with transducers for the conversion of electrical and physical quantities, as well as digital indicators.