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Low cost EBM Machinery

By Bekum America Corporation | October 9, 2006 | Comments Off on Low cost EBM Machinery

Over the last decade, the worldwide extrusion blow molding machinery market has already been stressed by numerous business challenges, the most significant of which are: The annual double digit growth of preform based PET bottle production ¬†Extensive industry consolidation of both bottle producers and machinery builders. The latest and possibly biggest challenge is an economic…

Martin Stark: Lifetime Achievement Award

By Bekum America Corporation | October 7, 2006 | Comments Off on Martin Stark: Lifetime Achievement Award

Martins 37 years of service in the Plastics Industry with over 25 years of his career specifically being spent in the blow molding industry, serve as the basis for his receiving this award. Martins legacy to the blow molding industry is not one of inventions and patents, but rather leadership and giving back to the…

National Sales Director

By Bekum America Corporation | July 18, 2006 | Comments Off on National Sales Director

Bekum America Corporation announced the appointment of Gary Carr to the newly created position of National Sales Director. In this position, Mr. Carr will be responsible for further developing and expanding Bekum America s already leading position in extrusion blow molding. “Gary has an enormous amount of energy and great technical skills, and is the…

Corporate Reorganization

By Bekum America Corporation | July 10, 2006 | Comments Off on Corporate Reorganization

Bekum America Corporation announced a corporate reorganization and the appointment of Martin Stark to the vacant position of Chief Executive Officer. As CEO, Mr. Stark will continue as President and will concentrate on strategic development and market expansion. As part of the reorganization, Mr. Stark announced that Steve London has been promoted to the newly…

Appointment of Executive VP and COO

By Bekum America Corporation | July 5, 2006 | Comments Off on Appointment of Executive VP and COO

Bekum America Corporation announced the appointment of Steve London as its Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. “Steve has had an extremely successful career at Bekum, and we look forward to continued outstanding accomplishments and strong leadership from him as we embark on an exciting new direction,” said Martin Stark, Bekums President and CEO.…

Bekum prepares for NPE 2006

By Bekum America Corporation | June 14, 2006 | Comments Off on Bekum prepares for NPE 2006

NPE 2006, The International Plastics Showcase, will be held June 19-23, 2006 at McCormick Place in Chicago , Illinois. Bekum America Corporation is excited to announce we will be participating in our 16th NPE show and will be displaying the following: BM-406D (Tandem) The BM-406D will be running a high-output demonstration of an 8 oz.…

Gottfried Mehnert: Plastics Hall of Fame

By Bekum America Corporation | June 9, 2006 | Comments Off on Gottfried Mehnert: Plastics Hall of Fame

Gottfried Mehnert is among a select group of eight individuals who will be inducted into the Plastics Hall of Fame in a festive ceremony on June 19, 2006, in connection with the National Plastics Exhibition (NPE) in Chicago, Illinois . Mr. Mehnert is a pioneer in the plastics industry and through his vision and ingenuity;…