Dienes Packaging GmbH Orders Several BEKUM Blow Moulding Machines

Packaging specialist focuses on quality for new production lines

Company Dienes Packaging GmbH in Kaiserslautern Germany. -- Image sources BEKUM

Dienes Packaging GmbH is investing in new production lines for the manufacture of stackable 5 – 15 litre canisters with handles at the site in Kaiserslautern. This order for several BEKUM blow moulding machines to manufacture canisters with transparent strips sees the packaging specialist, with more than 55 years of experience in the field, further expanding the long-standing business relationship of both companies.

“In order to manufacture qualitatively high-grade packaging, while taking our requirements, such as sustainability and high production availability, into account, resource-saving technology and a reliable partner are vital. This is why we made the choice for BEKUM” explained Klaus Dienes, Managing Director of Dienes Packaging GmbH.
Thanks to the excellent order situation at Dienes Packaging, options for additional systems have also been discussed along with the BEKUM blow moulding machines that have already been ordered. Dienes Packaging is responding here early on to the growing demand for stackable 5 – 15 litre canisters with handles, and it wants to further boost its production capacities at the site in Kaiserslautern for the future.

The blow moulding machines have been ordered with continuous BEKUM extrusion heads with spiral mandrel distributors. This technology enables Dienes Packaging to cut back on the amount of material used and to reduce the changing times for material and colour. Spiral mandrel distributor extrusion heads are designed for a lengthy production period as well as uniform homogeneity of melting and temperature, and they can be used with almost all blow-mould compatible thermoplastic synthetic material. This permits Dienes to have a much larger production window, along with an increase in article quality and a reduction in article weight. A partial wall thickness controller is used for ideal parison manipulation for the canisters, that in turn enables uniform production of both lightweight and stacking canisters.

About Dienes Packaging GmbH

Dienes Packaging is represented in 17 countries and it supplies more than 2,000 customers around the world. On a production area of 45,000 square metres, a total of 2,000 different products are manufactured and marketed in accordance with quality management standards ISO 9001:2015.


Pioneer and Trendsetter in Blow Moulding Technology
Founded in Berlin in 1959, BEKUM Maschinenfabriken GmbH is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of extrusion blow moulding machines.

Founder Gottfried Mehnert conceived the name BEKUM as the acronym (Berliner Kunststoff Maschinen).

The company began to flourish in its founding year with the development of the world’s first neck-rim calibration. Numerous innovations and patents followed, confirming that BEKUM, with its innovative and customer-oriented machinery solutions, has always been ahead of its time – and remains so to this day.

When innovative and economical machinery solutions with high productivity for individual packaging requirements of hollow packaging are in demand, then BEKUM, with over 55 years of experience in blow-moulding technology, is the first choice worldwide.

Product Range and Applications in Food and Non-food
With future-oriented and reliable production processes and fully electric, as well as hydraulic machinery for the commercial production of blow moulded containers ranging from 5 ml to 3000 l, BEKUM offers everything for plastic packaging from one source.

Philosophy of the Company
Building and maintaining long-term relationships with market partners through future-oriented, predictable company policy determine the actions of the first and second generation of the family, represented by Michael Mehnert. This strategy ensures the jobs of dedicated and experienced staff. The preservation of traditional structures, an established network of partners and far-sighted adaptation to change form the basis for continuous development and inspiration for the company in the interest of partners, customers and employees.

Innovation and Technology
Process reliability, availability, efficiency and sophisticated design characterise the high standard of BEKUM production lines for blow moulding. BEKUM contributes the expertise that has grown based on these references, associated with various patents in blow moulding, to the fulfilment of every customer requirement.

The level of process design is key for process reliability, reproducibility, parts quality and cost-efficiency. A high-quality production line for extrusion blow moulding, consisting of machine, die and automation which is impressive in terms of speed, wear resistance, availability, process reliability and stability alike, is critical for return on investment (ROI) and the level of added value.

Facts and figures

  • With 18,000 machines delivered and installed worldwide – about half of them still in use – the BEKUM Group has achieved by far the largest production of blow moulding machines of any brand.
  • The BEKUM Group serves approximately 100 countries around the world directly or through representatives.
  • Today, 300 employees work for the BEKUM group worldwide at three locations in Europe and in the US (Berlin (Germany), Traismauer (Austria) und Williamston (USA)).

Our Technology – Your Success

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