Bekum was founded in 1959 in Berlin, Germany and established its first American location in Williamston, Michigan in 1979. Bekum is a leader in design and manufacturing extrusion blow mold machinery. The blow molding machinery is used to make plastic bottles, containers and other large plastic parts for market sectors including automotive, dairy, food and beverage, personal care, industrial packaging, and medical, among others.
Bekum celebrated its 60th anniversary by contracting with WIELAND to construct a 43,584 SF addition to its existing 115,000 SF manufacturing building in Williamston. WIELAND broke ground on November 27, 2019, and the project was completed in May 2021.