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From Bakery to Bekum

By Bekum America Corporation | June 13, 2017 | Comments Off on From Bakery to Bekum

MARTIN STARK was miserable. New to America, and with limited English, he started working the overnight shift in a Chicago-area bakery when a newspaper advice columnist recommended he contact Battenfeld Corp. of America because it might be hiring. PDF file: Read More…

Plastimagen 2017

By Bekum America Corporation | May 23, 2017 | Comments Off on Plastimagen 2017

PLASTIMAGEN — Mexico November 7-10, 2017 Visit Bekum at Booth #2637

ABC 2017

By Bekum America Corporation | May 23, 2017 | Comments Off on ABC 2017

33rd Annual Blow Molding Conference and Exhibits October 2-4, 2017   Visit Bekum at ABC 2017

Michael Mehnert Interview

By Bekum America Corporation | December 15, 2016 | Comments Off on Michael Mehnert Interview

Quo vadis? So, where is BEKUM heading now, Mr. Mehnert? Interview with Michael Mehnert, Managing Partner of BEKUM Berlin (Germany), 11/16/2016: A generational change has taken place at the blow-moulding machine manufacturer BEKUM. Michael Mehnert (34), the youngest son of company founder Gottfried Mehnert, is assuming responsibility for the Group as the second-generation owner. Dipl.-Ing.…

Plastics News: Bekum builds its future on knowledge gained from past

By Bekum America Corporation | November 8, 2016 | Comments Off on Plastics News: Bekum builds its future on knowledge gained from past

Bekum builds its future on knowledge gained from its past A small blow molding machine built in 1958 by Gottfried Mehnert put Bekum Maschinenfabriken GmbH on the path to success in its founding year. Numerous patents and developments followed, changing the industry and solidifying the Berlin-based company’s position as a pioneer in extrusion blow molding…

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By Bekum America Corporation | November 7, 2016 | Comments Off on Newsletter

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New West Coast Independent Manufacturer’s Representative

By Bekum America Corporation | January 3, 2016 | Comments Off on New West Coast Independent Manufacturer’s Representative

BEKUM America Corporation is pleased to announce the appointment of: Kim Shipway K&S Plastics, LLC Scottsdale, AZ.  as BEKUM’s exclusive Independent Manufacturer’s Representative for its West Coast territory, to include the States of Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Nevada and Utah.  This appointment is effective immediately.  Mr. Shipway holds an Electrical Engineering degree from the Milwaukee…

New President

By Bekum America Corporation | January 2, 2016 | Comments Off on New President

Bekum America Corporation proudly announces the appointment of Steven D. London to the position of President and Chief Operating Officer, effective January 1, 2016. Previously, Mr. London held the position of Executive Vice President and C.O.O. Mr. London earned a B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering Technology from Ferris State University and an MBA from the…

New Vice President of Sales

By Bekum America Corporation | January 1, 2016 | Comments Off on New Vice President of Sales

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…

New After Sales Manager

By Bekum America Corporation | January 1, 2015 | Comments Off on New After Sales Manager

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…