(Williamston, MI)- Wolfgang Meyer, President and Owner of Plastics Business Consultants (PBC) has been selected as Bekum’s Independent Sales Representative for the Northeastern United States, including New England, the Mid-Atlantic States and Virginia. PBC will focus exclusively on application engineering, equipment selection and sale of extrusion blow molding machines manufactured by Bekum, a leading supplier of such equipment in North and Central America.

“We are very excited to welcome Wolfgang Meyer of Plastics Business Consultants to our team,” said Gary Carr, Vice President of Sales for Bekum America Corporation. “Meyer brings over 40 years of experience in the plastics industry and his expertise and reputation in the business will service our existing and new clients well.”

Prior to forming PBC, Meyer served 26 years as CEO of the U.S. operations of plastics processing equipment manufacturers Battenfeld and Kautex. In 2010, Meyer accepted the position of President at W. Mūller USA and held it for seven years, retiring at the end of 2017. Wolfgang Meyer is a member of the Plastics Pioneers Association (PPA) and currently serves as its Vice President. He is also a recipient of numerous industry awards including the University of Wisconsin Award for Educational Achievement, Society of Plastics Engineers Division Chairman and Engineer of the Year Awards, and Plastics Industry Trade Association Service Award.

“It is an honor to represent Bekum America in the Northeastern United States and I look forward to working with the entire Bekum team to expand extrusion blow molding in the region,” said Wolfgang Meyer. “Bekum produces a wide range of outstanding machinery and provides an unmatched customer service support. I am very proud to sell their products.”

BEKUM America was established in 1979 with the mission to introduce top quality blow molding machinery, designed to produce plastic bottles, containers and other large plastic parts in the North American marketplace, via blending German design and technology with American skill and ingenuity.  Bekum’s customer base includes large multi-national customers, as well as owner/operator plastic bottle manufacturers.