Syria Milling Assessment

Milling Company Al Zakri Mills

The Al Zakri Mill was founded in 1993 in Aleppo, about 190 km from the Lattakia and Tartous Ports. It started with two production lines to mill soft wheat with production capacity of 400 Mt/day, a third line was added to mill coarse wheat with capacity of 250 Mt/day

Company Name & Address

Contact Names & Email

Telephone & Fax

Al Zakri Mills

Name: Mr Ahmad Al Zakiri

Title:

Email:

Web:

Tel: +963 93 346 4900

+963 21 578 6149

Fax: +963 21 578 6150

Summary of Role and Services:

 

Facilities

Parking area inside compound

Parking for 3 small trucks

Drainage

(Good / Fair / Poor / Non Existent)

Good

Fire Fighting Equipment (Yes / No)

Yes

Number of Ventilators

n/a

Screened n/a

Electricity Load (KVA)

One electricity load to run one production line capacity of 200 tons per day

Backup Generator 

(Yes / No / KVA)

Yes

 

140 KVA

Made in England

Age: 8 years

Milling Equipment

Origin of Machinery

Year of Mfg

Year of Installation

Condition

Turkey

1994

1995

Excellent

Turkey

1998

1999

Excellent

Maintenance

Duration (hours / week)

n/a

Type of maintenance

Regular maintenance for all machines and laboratory equipment with annual development for the machines (replacement or update)

 

 

Other Equipment or Machinery Installed

Type of Equipment

Yes/No

Number

Owned

Comments

Fortification Feeder

Yes

5

Yes

n/a

Bag Cleaning Plant

No

-

-

-

Moisture Tester

Yes

2

Yes

n/a

De-stoning Plant

-

-

-

Wheat can't be stoned

Metal Extractor

Yes

3

Yes

n/a

Staffing

Number of full time skilled workers

25

Number of full time labourers

40

Weighbridge

There is an electronic weighbridge with a capacity of 100 Mt and there are also 2 weighbridges to weigh the wheat flour bags during the packing

Building

 

Length (m)

Width (m)

Height (m)

Building

65

35

3,5 for each floor

Conditions & Cleanliness

  

Outside

Inside

Cracks in walls or roof (Yes / No)

No

No

Signs of rodent activity (Yes / No)

NoNo

Signs of birds entry (Yes / No)

YesNo

Damaged gutters/drains(Yes / No)

NoNo

Signs of moisture (Yes / No)

No

No

Adjacent Vegetation(Yes / No)

No

No

Cleanliness (Good / Poort)

No

No

Pest Control

Fumigation

There is a supervised team of technicians to monitor and control rodents and insects. There is also a team for fumigation of warehouses and vessels. There is also an UV water purification plant and stages of sand 

Frequencyn/a

Contracted

(Yes / No)

n/a

Spraying 

n/a

Frequencyn/a

Contracted

(Yes / No)

n/a

Rodenticides 

n/a

Frequencyn/a

Contracted

(Yes / No)

n/a

Rodent Trapping

n/a

Frequencyn/a

Contracted

(Yes / No)

n/a

Security 

Security

(Good / Poor)

Good

Compound

(Fenced / Not Fenced)

Fenced

Other Comments-

Access

Distance from main town (km)

15 km from Aleppo

Travel time if not located in town (hours)

15 minutes

Road condition to Mill

Good condition (Damascus - Aleppo highway)

Road limitation (if any)

Maximum Width and Max. Tonnage

None

Rail connections

(Yes / No)

No

 

On the railway from

n/a

to

n/a

  •  Other Comments

Milling Capacity (Mt)

Commodities

Daily Capacity (mt)

Monthly Activity (mt)

Wheat

600 MT

8,000 MT

Maize

n/a

n/a

Storage Capacity

Storage in Metric Tonnes

Wheat – Covered (mt)

Flour – Covered (mt)

Within the Compound

Covered Storage (Mt) There are concrete and metal silos for wheat storage with a capacity of 16,000 Mt and 5,000 Mt for storing the wheat

n/a

Outside the Compound

The mill owns warehouses near the mill with a capacity of 3,000 Mt for packed wheat flour

n/a

Capacity to Blend

  •  The mill has all the necessary equipment for mixing and blending

Loading & Discharge Rates

  •  Approximately 100 Syrian pounds per Mt for discharge and loading

Transport Capacity at Mill

  •  600 MT / day