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New Vice President of Sales

By Bekum America Corporation | January 1, 2016

Bekum America Corporation is proud to announce the election of Gary Carr to the position of Vice President of Sales, effective January 1, 2016. Mr. Carr previously held the position of Director of Sales. Gary earned a B.S. degree in Plastics Engineering Technology from Ferris State University. Gary also serves as a director for the…

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New After Sales Manager

By Bekum America Corporation | January 1, 2015

Bekum America Corporation proudly announces the promotion of Sebastian Rainer to the position of “After Sales Manager”, with the responsibility for Service, Spare Parts, Machine Rebuilds / Remanufacturing Projects and Customer Training.  Mr. Rainer graduated from the University of Cooperative Education-Leipzig having earned the equivalent of a BA in service engineering with a focus on…

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Plastics News Executive Forum

By Bekum America Corporation | January 1, 2013

Martin Saur, Director of Manufacturing at Bekum America Corporation scheduled to speak at the Plastics News Executive Forum 2013 The Industry Leadership & Skills Summit, Saddlebrook Resort, Tampa, Florida March 3-6, 2013. Martin Saur earned the title of Industrial Meister from Friedberg College, Germany and spent three years earning his apprenticeship working at Walter Buesch,…

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Chamber of Commerce Honors Bekum America

By Bekum America Corporation | January 8, 2012

Bekum America at a glance Bekum America Corp. is based in Williamston, though the corporate headquarters are in Germany.The Williamston location, which opened in 1979, manufactures blow-molding machinery, which create plastic containers for a variety of items and companies. About 100 employees work at Bekum, with about 25 percent of the workforce Bekum veterans of…

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Bekum cited for Apprentice Program

By Bekum America Corporation | January 7, 2012

By Don Loepp (Plastics News) on October 31, 2012 1:02 PM ET  The Plastics Blog  Talent acquisition is a hot topic in North America, as manufacturers recover from the Great Recession. One old-fashioned model — for companies to train their own workers — is starting to get attention. Blow molding machinery company Bekum America Corp.…

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Bekum America STEPS up through State Export Program

By Bekum America Corporation | January 6, 2012
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MMA Insight Article

By Bekum America Corporation | January 5, 2012
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Bekum America delivers the first BM-907D Long Stroke Machine

By Bekum America Corporation | January 4, 2012

Bekum America has recently delivered the 1st BM-907D machine for the high output production of medical components. The selection criteria for the BM-907D was its ability to yield fully automated production of extrusion blow molded proprietary medical articles, inclusive of neck calibration and deflashing, while maintaining high cavitation. Ideal for high output container production, the…

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Bekum America debuts the BM-606D Machine at NPE 2012

By Bekum America Corporation | January 3, 2012

Highlights: Bekums NPE 2012 demonstration of the double-station BM-606D showcases fully automated production of a large 10-liter F-style handleware bottle at impressive rates. Bekum continues its focus on sustainability through source reduction. With specialized container design and mold construction, a 15% bottle weight reduction from the current industry standard is achieved. As a bonus, this…

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Bekum America expands its EBLOW range of All Electric Machines

By Bekum America Corporation | January 2, 2012

At NPE 2012, Bekum announced the expansion of its EBLOW series of Twin Station all electric blow molding machines, as well as the hydraulic (HYBLOW) versions. The EBLOW 307D, the first Bekum all electric blow molding machine of the 07 series was introduced in a running demonstration at the K 2010 show. Since that time…

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