About us


For more than 275 years, THIELMANN - The Container Company has delivered expertise you can trust. As the world’s leading stainless steel container manufacturer, and more specifically in kegs, THIELMANN has built its reputation on the foundation of Dedication, Responsibility, and Flexibility.

If our name seems unfamiliar, you might be better acquainted with one, or all, of our other names – PORTINOX, UCON, WEW, and COMET. THIELMANN PORTINOX has delivered high-quality stainless steel beverage containers to the US market for nearly 50 years, which makes THIELMANN the leader in the global keg market.

In North America, THIELMANN partners with every type of company - from startup craft breweries, mass-commercial companies global brands, and everything in between. Our customer base is a testament to how breweries trust us with their greatest assets: not just the beverage products they create, but the consistent taste and experience they brew, whether it's the first sip from our kegs or the last.


  • EXPERTISE YOU CAN TRUST: Moreover, THIELMANN has grown from the world's leading manufacturer of impeccable quality kegs into the industry expert in beverage containers. This allows us to share our expertise with the people who trust us most: you, and the thousands of breweries we partner with year after year.
  • DEDICATION: At THIELMANN, we are committed to you, our customer. Our unrivaled experience in the container industry means we will partner with you and develop a customized solution to your container needs while demonstrating knowledge you'd expect, and expertise you can trust.
  • RESPONSIBILITY: At THIELMANN, we conduct business ethically and responsibly. With a history spanning over 275 years, our reputation and the continuity of our company governs how our employees interact with customers, colleagues, partners and everyone else, wherever they are located.
  • FLEXIBILITY: THIELMANN thinks and acts with the greatest possible amount of flexibly when providing expert solutions to all of its customers.

With the largest amount of stainless steel containers available to our customers, THIELMANN not only offers the industry's best product, but the right product for your needs.

Whether your needs are large or small, THIELMANN delivers impeccable quality in every keg manufactured at unsurpassed, state-of-the-art facilities.


  • The quality and expertise U.S. breweries have trusted for almost 50 years.
  • Highest flexibility on quantities and lead ties.
  • Our kegs are built to last a lifetime.
  • Engineered with precision. Freshness of your beverage guaranteed.
  • From standardized ready-to-serve kegs to complex customized solutions.
  • U.S. based sales team for solutions when you need it.
  • Wide range of branding & customization options.
  • We only use stainless steel coming from U.S. and European suppliers.
  • The world’s largest and most trusted source for kegs.

THIELMANN produces more than 1.5 million stainless steel kegs annually of all types and for all beverage needs: transporting, storing, mixing, distilling or fermenting beverages, in different volumes ranging from 5 to 50,000 liters and in a variety of formats.

Kegs from 5 to 200L in different formats: EURO / DIN / US / SLIM / Rubber chimes, etc.

Cylindrical or cubic IBC containers from 200 to 5000L in all formats with all types of outlets and connections.

Tank containers up to 50,000L with specific characteristics for transporting and dispensing any kind of beverage.

Our beverage containers’ cylindrical shape and robustness make them easy to handle and maneuver and allow them to be rolled to increase transport efficiency.

Discover our solutions for beverage kegs and containers of all kinds made from top-quality, high-grade stainless steel to comply with the most demanding of international standards.

For more information about how THIELMANN can partner with you, please contact us here >>