Tight-Chicken™ ensures that the bag fits the product like a second skin, completely eliminating the risk of leaks and ensuring that the product arrives at stores in compliance with the applicable hygiene regulations. Thanks to this innovative solution, developed using vertical wrapper machines, ULMA Packaging offers a system based on the Tight-Bag™ concept to its customers in the poultry sector; this system extracts air with no need for perforating the packaging, reducing the amount of plastic used, cutting the cost of labour and achieving a safer and more appealing product.
Optimisation with very appealing product and an impeccable finish with the flexible packaging for poultry
Tight-Chicken™ offers a very appealing packaging with an impeccable finish. It is a leak-proof solution that guarantees compliance with the applicable hygiene regulations for fresh, frozen or marinated chickens and chickens injected with sauce. With regards to processing the products, ULMA Packaging’s Tight-Chicken™ packaging solution offers clear advantages. It reduces the packaging surface area and number of staff required, in addition to reducing the time and cost of freezing products. The product can be loaded automatically or semi-automatically.
Compliance with hygiene regulations: no unpleasant smells or contaminating liquids for sustainable packaging
In addition, the packaging system guarantees compliance with the hygiene regulations and the optimum conditions, from the distribution chain to the store and until it arrives at consumers’ homes. All with no unpleasant smells and with no contaminating liquid leaks.
In addition to cutting the cost of labour, packaging chickens with Tight-ChickenTM allows to do away with metal clips and reduces the amount of plastic used when compared with traditional packaging solutions. ULMA’s innovative solution guarantees that the product’s weight remains unchanged, ensuring that its sale price remains the same and that the product does not need to be packaged again at the point of sale.
Tight-Bag™ technology for packaging in hot air and water shrink-wrapping tunnels
The Tight-Chicken™ packaging solution is based on the Tight-Bag™ technology. It is available on ULMA’s VTI 400, VTI 500 and VTI 600 vertical wrappers.
Products can be packaged in a hot air and water shrink-wrapping tunnels or simply a hot air shrink-wrapping tunnel. Polyolefin shrink wrap is used as the packaging material and up to 35 packages can be produced per minute.
Semi-automatic or automatic packaging process
The packaging process can be synchronised with the chicken conveyor belt, using a fully-automatic system or a semi-automatic system with manual loading.
For poultry sector more ULMA solutions: pillow pack and pillow pack+Tight-Bag™
Tight-Chicken™ is ULMA Packaging’s latest development for the poultry sector, but it’s not the only one. The pillow pack presentation in vertical wrappers for whole chickens is another packaging option, similar to what the company currently offer with their horizontal wrappers.
The flexible packaging for poultry is suitable for fresh and frozen products, and is offered as a laminated film or LDPE, with or without gas, as in the case of the Tight-Chicken™ solution. The production rate is of up to 40 packages per minute.
The pillow pack+Tight-Bag™ solution ensures a tight fit of the packaging on the product, since the air is extracted from the inside of the package. As in the two other options, it is suitable for fresh and frozen products and the same types of film can be used.
Are you looking for poultry or poultry product packaging solutions? ULMA has the solution you need
The success of a poultry product depends on its quality and a very appealing presentation and perfect preservation are a must when the product arrives at stores. ULMA offers a huge range of flexible packaging solutions for chicken, turkey and any type of poultry or poultry products, such as eggs, pâtés, cold cuts, cured duck breast, chicken hamburgers or skewers, among other products.
Their full range of solutions for the poultry sector caters to all needs, from handling and loading the product, packing in boxes and final palletising, and, obviously, packaging, with the option of choosing from Stretch film, Flow pack, Thermoforming, Traysealing and Vertical. 5 different technologies to cater to all the needs.