Krones Preform Systems Line

Krones Preform Systems – from Pellet to Pallet

Are you planning the production of preforms? As your central turnkey partner, Krones guarantees seamless project coordination throughout all phases and comprehensive support for your entire Prefero Preform line.

Benefit from the extensive experience of the Krones family, including our subsidiaries IPS, MHT and Netstal:

  • Our smart factory planning aims to make optimum use of the installation space and thus increase efficiency and productivity.
  • In packaging development, we not only offer innovative preform design, but also advise on suitable necks and closures.
  • Our integrated concept focuses on low energy consumption and low packaging weights.
  • As a commercially strong and secured partner, we support our customers and also offer legal and financial consulting.

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Your advantages at a glance:


  • Supply chain security
  • Process control (FIFO)
  • Quality and hygiene control
  • Cost control

Cost savings:

  • Optimization in storage capacity and handling
  • Reduction in transportation costs and logistics
  • Material savings due to optimized preform design
  • Savings in energy and CO2 due to less logistic effort

Dedicated Preform according to bottle and application:

  • Customized light weight solutions
  • Higher preform quality
  • Process security
  • Larger process window – gives you a higher efficiency on the entire line

Krones Prefero Machine – facts and figures:

  • Swiss made Netstal basic machine
  • 300 t, 400 t and 500 t clamping force fully electric
  • Up to 160 cavity molds – even on a 400 t machine
  • Up to 192 cavity molds – even on a 500 t machine
  • From 400 kg/h up to 1600 kg/h PET
  • Lock to lock from ~1,9 s (400 t, according to Euromap Standard)
  • Lowest overall energy consumption
  • Energy recuperation technology
  • Less space required compared to competitor machines
  • Post cooling options including preform inside cooling

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Request your preform system now in just a few steps!

1. Click the request button.

2. Select your desired product specifications in the inquiry form.

3. Enter your customer data.

4. By clicking on "Request for quotation" you can send your request.

Your inquiry will be forwarded directly to our experts. They will contact you shortly to discuss further details. We look forward to hearing from you!