IMA gearing-up for advanced Gulfood equipment showcase
Italian-based IMA equipment and systems group is set to place a key spotlight on its latest industry solutions, including for the confectionery sector, as it returns to Dubai for Gulfood Manufacturing, reports Neill Barston.
The company, which will be exhibiting at Stand S3-D36 in Shk Saeed Hall 3, will be highlighting its expertise in machinery dedicated to chocolate and snacks manufacturing markets, which have continued to show strong demand within the UAE region, as well as across broader international markets.
For this year’s show, the business will be offering complete lines for gums, candies, coated sweets, chocolate & bars, as well as powder dosing, to palletising.
Visitors to the event in Dubai can speak to its core team of experts, offering their strong technical background in processing and packaging to offer assistance on tableting to coating; from filling and capping to flow wrapping; from cartoning , tray packing and wrapping, right up to end of line requirements.
Within its equipment range on display will b the IMA Ilapak Vegatronic 6000 DZ – vertical form-fill-seal for traditional pillow and block bottom bags, Quattro bags with central or corner seal, Doy Shark pouches with or without inline zipper, 3SS bags up to pyramid bags.
As the company noted, IMA ZERO is the evolution of the IMA commitment to Sustainable Development. Its ultimate goal is minimising environmental impact in industrial manufacturing and promoting a working habitat that always puts people at the center. During Gulfood Manufacturing 2023, the focus will be on IMA NOP (No Plastic programme) and on the sustainable packaging solutions developed for the food industry.
Furthermore, IMA Digital will also present the global project aimed at enhancing production and operational activities through a wide range of digital tools and virtual applications, starting with connected machines powered by artificial intelligence, and landing on APPs and devices for advanced maintenance and training. IMA offers a series of ancillary Digital Services and a wide range of solutions that integrate platforms and tools covering the needs of 360° Digital training.