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Take-over of WEW by THIELMANN


THIELMANN has acquired the assets of WEW on 2nd of May 2016 and will continue operations under WEW Container Systems GmbH. WEW is a specialist container manufacturer serving a broad global customer range from various industries.

THIELMANN with its 275 years of history is the world leader in stainless steel containers from 5L – 5,000L offering standard products as well as tailor made solutions especially for customers in the food, beverage, pharmaceutical, chemical and oil & gas industries. THIELMANN sees WEW as a perfect complement to its range of products and services, given its activities as a specialist container manufacturer especially in the range of 3,000L – 50,000L. Furthermore THIELMANN will widen its range of industrial customers and gain new access to further industries, such as defense & government, emergency services and nuclear, while strengthening its activities in chemical and oil & gas industries.

Given the profound knowledge of WEW and their specialized resources THIELMANN sees opportunities to expand WEW´s business and manufacturing operations, which will remain in Weitefeld, Germany. Furthermore THIELMANN´s sales office in Haiger will be moved to Weitefeld.

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