Automatic bulk sorting, packing, inspection & coding systems for dates industry

Complete solutions for dates companies

Al Thika Packaging is the Middle East’s premier dates (date fruit) packaging solutions company.

Offering fully automated washing, drying, grading, bulk packing and retail packing line solutions. Integrating the most technologically advanced solutions from Key Industries, ULMA, Niverplast, ACOL and ATP Conveying.  Our systems include Bulk packing of dates into typical 5 – 20kg bag in box primary and secondary packaging. Automatic weighing and modified atmosphere packaging into Doy packs and tray sealed tubs. Vertical form fill and seal VFFS snack packs. Individual flow wrapped HFFS packs for high value chocolate dates and other specialty value added date fruit.

All our systems are fully managed by our in house Project Management team, backed up by Al Thika Packaging’s fully trained service and spare parts department.

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Digital sorting solutions for dates industry

Key Technology offers integrated systems for sorting, conveying, and processing dates to maximise product quality, increase yield and lower production costs.  Key’s innovative solutions for date processors include systems for colour sorting, size grading, soft fruit detection, foreign material removal and more.

Grading Dates on Key Technology Optyx® 6000 Laser Camera Sorter

The Optyx® family of belt sorters is configurable with a range of sensor options for single or double-sided viewing of the product stream on low to medium-capacity applications.

Optyx precisely sorts and manages the separation of the product stream into two or three sort ways. It features a 1220-mm wide scan area and sort up to 6 metric tons of dates per hour. Using cameras, Optyx recognises each object’s size and shape as well as millions of subtle colour differences.

Optyx sorters are available in a flexible range of product configurations tailored to each customer’s application needs, helping food processors achieve their quality objectives at maximum yield.

Multiple Packaging solutions for dates industry

The dates companies require multiple packaging solutions to offer a quality and traditional product in an attractive presentation. ULMA is proudly the only supplier capable of offering such a wide range of solutions for the dates industry. ULMA offers the choice between five different packaging systems, Thermoforming, Traysealing, Horizontal Flow Pack (HFFS)Vertical Flow Pack (VFFS) and Shrink wrap.

Thermoforming machines

TFE 500, TFE 700, TFS 400, TFS 200,TFS 700 and TFS 500

Thermoforming and blister. Horizontal automatic packing machines characterised by package formation within the machine using two film coils normally made of different material. Depending on the material used, packages can be flexible or rigid. This type of machine is aimed both at food and non food markets.

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Traysealers machine

Smart 300, Smart 500, Taurus 300, TSA 540, TSA 680 and TSA 875

Traysealing. Tray automatic sealing machines with facilities for vacuum and/or gas injected packages. This type of machine is exclusively aimed at the food market.

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Vertical wrappers (VFFS)

VTI 200, VTI 400, VTI 500, VTI 600, VTC 700 and VTC 800

Vertical (VFFS). Vertical automatic packing machines using a single film coil to obtain a package with three weldings: two cross-weldings and one longitudinal welding. Its main field of application includes loose products, granulated products, doughy products or products difficult to handle.

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Stretch film wrappers

Compact, Xtra, Super chik and Galaxy

Stretch Film. Highly flexible automatic machines to pack fresh products in trays using stretched film. This type of machine is exclusively aimed at the food market.

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Multiple Packaging solutions for dates industry

The dates companies require multiple packaging solutions to offer a quality and traditional product in an attractive presentation. ULMA is proudly the only supplier capable of offering such a wide range of solutions for the dates industry. ULMA offers the choice between five different packaging systems, Thermoforming, Traysealing, Horizontal Flow Pack (HFFS)Vertical Flow Pack (VFFS) and Shrink wrap.

EXPERTS TO THE DATE FRUIT INDUSTRY

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NiverplastAl Thika Packaging LLC

Al Thika Packaging is an exclusive distributor of Niverplast in the Middle East. Since 1994 Al Thika has been supplying best case erector, bag placing, counting & sealing machine for bread, meat, fish, liquids & non food products in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Sharjah, Fujairah, Ras Al Khaimah, Ajman, Umm Al Quwain, Al Ain – UAE, Saudi Arabia, Muscat, Oman and the many other Gulf countries.

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