Kiefer Werkzeugbau


Kiefer Werkzeugbau GmbH
Founded 1987
Founder Ulrich Kiefer
Headquarters Schwaigern, Germany

Company Profile

KIEFER Werkzeugbau GmbH is an independent mold manufacturer and component partner to the packaging industry and manufactures thermoforming tools as well as for special order-specific molds for the production of cups, bowls , lids and other forms of packaging, as well as prototypes, production tooling, tools for form-fill-seal lines, full size sets, strip cuts and stacking units for almost all common thermoforming machines.

KIEFER was founded in 1987 by Ulrich Kiefer, and became a specialist in manufacturing tools in the plastics transformation field. The company works hand in hand with their clients to get ideas to the final tool to find innovative solutions for packaging problems, crossing the thermoforming field, injection molding and PET blow molds.

Products / Technology

  • Thermoforming
    • film and thin gauge molds
    • boards and heavy gauge molds
    • standard tools / automation
    • prototyping
    • plug assist technology
  • Blow molds
    • research and development
    • innovative design
    • prototyping and testing
    • running round blow molds
    • linear stretch blow machines

  • Injection molding


  • 1987 – founded by Ulrich Kiefer


PETplanet Insider Articles

Issue 05 / 2020: PET bottle design from glass to PET
Issue 03 / 2020: Mould technology for economical concepts in the field of blow moulding
Issue 11 / 2019: Design for light-weight products
Issue 11 / 2019: Mould making, a review
Issue 10 / 2019: Resource-saving solutions for the packaging industry
Issue 08 / 2017: High quality PET blow moulds
Issue 04 / 2017: Sell and forget keg - Mould making
Issue 12 / 2015: Kiefer opens new technical centre
Issue 09 / 2014: 18,9l of water-gallon implement with new design
Issue 04 / 2014: Premium water bottle
Issue 09 / 2013: Making the mould
Issue 11 / 2012: Moulds for cost-reducing manufacturing
Issue 11 / 2010: Brau beviale 2010 – Full design, process development and moud-manufacturing
Issue 09 / 2009: Specialist toolmaking in plastic processing

External links

Kiefer Werkzeugbau Website