JK SommeManufacturing can seamers since 1905



Since our foundation in the year 1905 JK SOMME continues to provide one of the most comprehensive, high quality, cost effective range of can seamers in the world. Designed for individual, multi-national companies & large scale indigenous manufacturers.

Today JK SOMME holds a major market share for irregular can seaming machines.
Oscar and Axel Somme

Total quality solutions are offered for seaming all kind of irregular and round cans, from semi-automatic to fully automatic machines, with speeds from 10 to 300 cans per minute.

Our main product families:

  1. Non round - irregular can closers
  2. Round can closers
  3. Vacuum can closers

Renowned specialist in closing irregular cans such as 1/4 club, dingley, hansa, 1/15, 1/4 oval, 1 pound oval, 1/4 P-long, 4/4, 1-2-3, coffee can, jockey, pear shaped, snack, fiesta, spam can...

More than 6,000 can seamers sold worldwide.
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JK SOMME’s spanish headquarters are located in Santecilla de Mena near the city of Bilbao. Building has two thousand square meters housing all the departments of the company: commercial office, technical office, parts machining workshop & machinery assembly bay. Today, the company employs a staff of around 30 people.

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JK SOMME aims to create a special bond with its customers, offering a quick response to their demands and needs by providing can seaming machines that are innovative and efficient.

JK SOMME also strives to maintain profitability without sacrificing quality, service and reliability. As well as providing a safe working environment for our employees where they can develop their skills and excellence is recognized and rewarded.

JK SOMME will maintain sensitivity to the needs of our clients, demonstrated by our commitment to quality, flexibility, accountability and excellence.

Highest engineering standards, long-lasting quality and maximum efficiency are the basis of our outstanding reputation around the world.

Our Vision - Creating the Future

  • Being the first brand supplier of can seaming machines.
  • Being technological leaders driven by a passionate team who will always strive for excellence in our customer service

Our Values

  • Innovation and Technology: Listening to our customers and being proactive to changes in JK SOMME by investing in R & D, constantly innovating for making sure that our can seamers represent state-of-the-art technology.
  • Customer Service Program: A company whose goal is excellence in customer service and that is easily capable of adapting to individual client requirements.
  • The Human Touch: Working with highly qualified and passionate employees who can ensure the best solutions for your needs.
  • Excellence in Quality: Quality is the foundation of all the aspects in our business, from initial contact with our sales team to service for an operational machine 30 years later.