The machine cost £6,500 from distributor Friedheim International and is an additional piece of kit at the business in Sandhurst, Berkshire. Other machines include a Bobst 102 SE cut and creaser, Paperplast International laminator, three Crosland hand-fed platens and foil-blocking kit.

“Continuous investment in machinery and highly experienced staff ensures we can keep ahead of competition,” said Kris Watling, director of the 10-staff company with clients including printers and packaging companies.

L500 SA Semi-automatic L-sealer can be used on PVC, polyolefine and polyethylene on thicknesses up to 50 micron. The kit has sealing temperature settings, an automatic cycle mode setting, six six operating programs and failure codes indication.

Production speeds depend on the product size and materials, said Friedheim marketing manager Neil Elliott. Audion L-sealers packed in a safe, presentable way and had easy adjustment and settings to guarantee flexibility and high production quantity.