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As Seen In Plastics Technology

NPE2018 New Technology Focus: All-Electrics Multiply in Blow Molding
All-electric shuttles and injection-blow machines continue to proliferate.

Steve Maguire, founder of Maguire Products Inc.

Plastics Hall of Fame: 10 Inspiring Stories
Last evening, at the Linda W. Chapin Theatre, the Plastics Academy inducted 10 new members into the Plastics Hall of Fame. Meet these outstanding individuals with remarkable stories. Each one teaches a lesson of hard work and creative thinking.

Martin Stark, former Bekum chairman

Martin Stark: An Advocate of the Plastics Industry and a Believer in Education
With a strong belief in the importance of education, Martin Stark has pushed for many quality apprenticeships programs in the plastics industry. This year, he earned a place in the Plastics Hall of Fame.

Bekum EBlow 407DL all-electric shuttle blow molder

Blow Molding at NPE2018: Blow Molding Systems Run the Full Spectrum at NPE
Machines for every process—shuttle, wheel, reciprocating-screw, accumulator-head, suction-blow, injection-blow, compression blow, and one- or two-stage stretch-blow molding—will be running in Orlando. There will be a host of new models, including electric and servo-hydraulic types.

Bekum EBlow 407DL all-electric shuttle blow molder.

U.S.-Built All-Electric Shuttle from Bekum
Bekum’s EBlow 407DL targets high-speed production of small bottles.

Plastics Hall of Fame Inducting 10 New Members at NPE2018
Scheduled for the evening of May 6, 2018 in Orlando, Fla. at the Linda W. Chapin Theatre at the Orange County Convention Center. Meet the class of 2018!

Blow Molding: New Machines Take on Challenging Shapes
From very small to very large, from hotel amenity bottles to automotive jounce bumpers, new and upgraded machines tackle difficult jobs while improving productivity, quality, and energy efficiency.

What Blow Molders Say About All-Electric Machines
They are well established in Europe, but molders in North America are just beginning to come around to all-electrics’ improved performance, maintenance, cleanliness, and—yes— energy efficiency. Here’s first-hand testimony, from the U.S. and abroad.

K 2016 Preview: Blow Molding
Looking for speed and energy efficiency? Take your pick of new all-electric, hybrid, and servo-hydraulic machines.

Blow Molding Challenges Embraced at Metro Mold
“Others mold difficult parts. We mold the impossible.”

Ahead of the Curve in Recycling
A pioneer in recycling milk bottles built a thriving business in plastic lumber, but blow molding with PCR has proved a longer, harder road to success.

BLOW MOLDING: New Long-Stroke Machines For Milk Bottles
Twin-station hydraulic additions to the line.

Bekum America Corp. Announces Promotions
Steven London is named president and Chief Operating Officer.

BLOW MOLDING AT NPE: New Packaging & Industrial Machines
Several new wheels, a reciprocating-screw system for industrial parts, and a host of new PET machines debuted in Orlando.

BLOW MOLDING AT NPE: Energy Savings, Lightweighting & Flexibility
New machines are mostly all-electric, hybrid, or servo-hydraulic.

Blow Molding News at K 2013
All-electric machines of all types were the stars of the show, but there were a number of other noteworthy developments.

K 2013 Preview: Blow Molding
Of the six machine builders who were willing to pull back the curtain even a little, five of them said they’d be showcasing all-electric presses. That remarkable fact suggests that all-electric technology, which has been a much harder sell in blow molding than in injection molding, is at last starting to find traction.

Blow Molding at NPE: Pushing the Envelope in Speed, Flexibility, Energy Savings
New models of blow molding machines at the show were dominated by wheel machines and stretch-blow systems.

All-Electric Blow Molding Is Reaching the Tipping Point
After years of talk, all-electric blow molding machines seem poised to make advances.

Blow Molding at NPE: Speed, Quality & Flexibility Take Center Stage
Wheel machines in particular will be on display.

Product Categories of Bekum America Corporation

Blow Molds
Extrusion Blow Molding Machines
Machinery Rebuilding
Prototyping Services
Quick-mold-change Equipment
Training Programs in Plastics