A great article by Catherine Kavanaugh of Plastic News examines Bekum America expanding this year to handle the high demand for extrusion blow molding machines.
Bekum’s demand for blow molding machines had remained strong since the start of the pandemic when the makers of hand sanitizers, wipes, and food packaging struggled to respond to shoppers.
When COVID began, scared shoppers snatched up disinfecting wipes, bottles of hand sanitizers, and other like products, and merchants could not restock store shelves fast enough. Demand for these products outpaced what plastic and container manufacturers could supply as COVID-19 spread.
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Business stays strong for blow molding machine builders _ Plastics News 12.10.21