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Pillar Technologies Wins Contract at NPE

"Many projects come to a close at a show, few actually start and finish in just one day!" explains Scott Kessler, sales manager, Pillar Technologies. That is exactly what happened at NPE 2003 between Pillar Technologies and Jadcore Inc.

Mr. Dean Doti, one of the owners of Jadcore, and Mr. Brian Berrisford, plant engineer, came to the show with a mission to buy corona treating (among other) equipment. Doing his homework beforehand, as most plant engineer's would, Brian had two corona treating manufacturers in mind to visit at the show. "The two chosen were based on corona treating literature that had been direct-mailed to Jadcore and recent internet searches," explains Berrisford.

"Next, I plotted our course of action by locating the companies I wanted to visit and printing a map of their location so we could easily navigate through McCormick Place. This was easy to do thanks to the CD-ROM and pre-show planning package that NPE show management mailed well in advance of show dates."

Brian explains, "We visited two corona treater companies, Pillar being the second of the two. We liked the fact that Pillar had equipment on the floor that we could see, touch and examine so we knew what we would be getting if we purchased a unit. Ultimately, we were in the market (for a new corona treater), Pillar's machine looked good and the price was right." He goes on to say, "Scott Kessler and Shawn Norton, sales engineer, offered us a show special. You just don't pass up show specials!"

A purchase order was given to Pillar right on the show floor. Confirmed with a handshake to 'seal the deal' this was a win-win situation for both Jadcore and Pillar.

Jadcore is a 20-year-old family-owned business, successfully commercializing the reprocessing of commodity plastic materials. When it comes to blown film, custom bags and standard can liners this Terre Haute, IN based company offers quality, reliability and customer service at competitive prices. They are one of the few manufacturers that can provide high-quality reprocessed bags, sheeting and tubing for your non-FDA applications as well as high-quality virgin bags, sheeting and tubing for FDA applications.

Pillar manufactures and supplies corona, flame and atmospheric treating equipment solutions to the plastics blown film, converting, flexible packaging and printing industries. For more information on corona treating equipment, please contact Pillar toll-free at 1-888-PILLAR-6 (745-5276).