• The iFoiler induction sealer from Pillar Technologies.
    The iFoiler induction sealer from Pillar Technologies.
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Global induction sealing equipment manufacturer Pillar Technologies has launched in Australia and New Zealand.

Pillar will sell its systems, including the iFoiler induction sealer, the hand-held cap sealer and the Infinity channel coil, directly into the Australian and NZ markets, aiming at the small to medium enterprise sector.

“The packaging industry has relied on Pillar Technologies and its advanced induction sealers to provide tamper evidence, leak protection and to extend the shelf-life of products since 1966, and we're excited for the opportunity to service the needs of SMEs in Australia and New Zealand,” the company said.

Pillar says induction sealing machines, which bond plastic materials through electrical induction heating, can save on money and space requirements.

“Induction sealing systems are less than half the size of water cooled systems because they eliminate filters, hoses, pumps, radiators, flow switches, water and most of all mess,” the manufacturer said. “Fewer parts means less chance of part failure and low maintenance.”

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