Founded 2000
Headquarters Baile Bhúirne (Ballyvourney), Ireland
Key people
Brian O Keeffe, Michael Wall

Company Profile

Somex designs and manufacturers package and product test equipment for the beverage industry to help beverage laboratories meet the challenge of increased workloads and regulatory requirements.

Somex‘s equipment ensures efficiency and repeatability for various sample preparation and handling operations. Most of the industries brands leaders use Somex products as standard in many of their laboratories and bottler sites.

The company was founded in 2000 and established strong reputation for developing innovative products primarily for the beverage sector. Based near Cork in Ireland, the company is supported by Enterprise Ireland, the national development authority.

Customers benefit from the close relationships Somex established at University College Cork and at the Tyndall Institute in various research projects.

Products / Technology

Laboratory Testing Equipment for the beverage industry

Package test PET containers:

  • PET bottle burst tester
  • PET keg burst tester
  • PET Aerosol burst tester
  • Stress crack for PET bottles
  • PET bottle top load
  • hot fill simulator
  • PET bottle drop tester

Package test glass containers:

  • Glass burst tester
  • vertical top load
  • automatic pendulum impact
  • automatic glass bottle tester

Sample preperation & test:

  • degassing (decarbonation)
  • auto pipetter
  • CO² carbonation measurement



External links

Somex Website