About us

Southern Technology, founded in 1965, has grown to become a cornerstone in technological solutions, with our headquarters nestled in Christchurch. We are proud to extend our reach nationwide, offering comprehensive services across the Pacific Islands, Australia, and specialized dairy bio-analyzer process support in the USA.

Our uniqueness stems from the Projects team, a specialized unit brimming with expertise in software development, PCB design, prototyping, and advanced manufacturing technologies such as CAD, CNC, and 3D printing. With a robust background in pneumatics, mechanical, and electrical engineering, the team excels in shepherding projects from their nascent idea phase through to successful completion. Our commitment extends beyond delivery, as we offer unwavering after-sales support.

With a dynamic team of six full-time and three part-time professionals, Southern Technology harnesses a multitude of skills to forge premium quality solutions. Our expertise is broad, spanning industrial coding, product identification, traceability, productivity monitoring, and CIP process control. We innovate in safety with Reer Light Safety Barriers, ensure precision with cash counting and fitness testing, and enhance industrial efficiency with concrete pumps, factory display warning systems, and message boards. Our proficiency in data logging, remote telemetry, and long-range WiFi is unmatched.

As an accredited and independent provider, we specialize in Continuous Ink Jet (CIJ) printers and labeling solutions. Our 20+ years of experience in labeling and coding are reflected in our unmatched servicing capabilities for industrial inkjet printers, label applicators, and thermal printers.

Our esteemed partnerships include exclusive New Zealand agencies for:

  • Hitachi Continuous Inkjet printers
  • Pepperl + Fuchs for progress control and innovative sensing solutions
  • Balluff’s automation components
  • Werma’s signaling technology
  • TRM International for motion control systems
  • Reer for safety light barriers and safety PLCs
  • Sinee Automation Agency, offering advanced PLCs, VSDs, HMIs, and servo motors
  • Kinco for state-of-the-art VFD VSDs
  • Pepperl+Fuchs' specialized sensors and explosion-proof enclosures, with certified system builds.

At Southern Technology, we don't just deliver products; we engineer success and safety into every solution.