UNITEC is an international group specializing in the design and implementation of innovative technologies for the processing, grading, quality classification, and packaging of over 35 types of fresh fruits and vegetables.
For the past 97 years, UNITEC has been dedicated to improving the quality of processing horticultural products in the many countries in which it operates. It provides technological solutions and services based on innovation with the highest standards of reliability and profitability for its customers.
Addressing market demands and seeking solutions to increase efficiency and reduce processing costs are at the core of UNITEC's mission.
All the technologies the company provides are designed and manufactured in-house and cover all phases of the processing cycle, from project definition to the creation of mechanical components, electrical systems, software, automation, traceability, and high-definition quality classification with vision systems.
The UNITEC Group is organized into operational units to closely monitor all major stages of the production chain, including after-sales service with professional and efficient support.
Internationally, UNITEC has established a network of its own operational subsidiaries in some of the most important countries in the horticultural sector, including the United States (Washington, California, and Oregon), France, Spain, Chile, Argentina, South Africa, Turkey, Russia, Australia, and Canada. Additionally, it has a commercial structure that allows it to meet the needs of customers in over 65 countries where it operates.
UNITEC was the first company in the sector to obtain ISO 9001 Quality Certification in 2002, followed by OHSAS 18001 for Occupational Health and Safety Management and ISO 14001 for Environmental Management System.
UNITEC also offers depalletizers, brushers, box fillers, palletizers, dry bin emptying, labeling machines, weight control systems, box opening with foldable sides, wet bin emptying, dry bin fillers, bin stackers, bin washing, dry box emptying, wet bin fillers, stacked bin transport carts, and box washing.
UNITEC's technology selects the internal and external quality of fruits and vegetables and categorizes them based on ripeness, sweetness, consistency, size, internal defects, external defects, shape, color, acidity, dry matter, symmetry, and integrity.