Decades of experience and ready for the challenges of tomorrow
Working in close partnership with our customers, our value-driven approach to business and management, our absolute dependability and our far-sighted passion for innovation made our company what it is today: an outstandingly well-equipped, successful foundry serving a wide region. We value tried and tested methods while embracing innovation.
Together with our sister company Druckguss Westfalen, we are all set for new challenges. Our combined capabilities mean added value for customers.
The history of Druckguss Westfalen Behringer goes back to 1973. Toolmaker Kurt Behringer established Behringer Druckguss GmbH & Co. KG in that year, laying the foundation stone for the family business. The company moved to its current location in 1982. After various additions to the factory and the machine park, the founder’s two sons joined the management team in 1990.
Druckguss Westfalen Behringer: Timeline
1973: Company foundation.
1982: Moved to current location.
1990: Sons Jörg and Michael Behringer appointed to management team.
2002: DIN ISO 9001 certification.
2007: Operations divided into separate companies, Behringer Druckguss and Behringer Kunststoff. Plastic injection moulding company Behringer Kunststoff GmbH & Co. KG moved to new location for space reasons.
2014: 40th anniversary of the foundry
2016: Acquisition by Dr.-Ing. Georg Weddige Industriebeteiligungen GmbH & Co. Holding KG.
Druckguss Westfalen: Timeline
1964: Company foundation and commencement of zinc die casting production
1970: Acquisition of a die casting business in Dinslaken
1972: Changeover to aluminium die casting at Störmede location.
1985: Purchase of today’s premises, a 45,000 square metre site in Geseke. Machining relocated to the new site.
1990: Construction of a second, new foundry at the Geseke location
1998: Construction of new, enlarged machining building
2000: Expansion of the new foundry
2005: DIN ISO 9001 quality management certification
2011: Construction of separate cleaning and control sections for maximum standards of cleanliness
2012: Zinc die casting relocated to new site in Heiligenhaus
2012: ISO/TS 16949 certification to meet specific automotive industry requirements
2012: 750 square metre foundry extension
2012: Construction of 1600 square metre logistics building
2014: 50th anniversary of Druckguss Westfalen
2015: Machining expanded to 12 machining centres
2015: DIN ISO 50001 certification
2016: Extension of the zinc die casting production by acquisition of the foundry Behringer Druckguss GmbH & Co. KG