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News and events at a glance

All the latest news and information: Read on to find out what is happening at Druckguss Westfalen Behringer and what we are working on. We look forward to seeing you – here on our website, or on visit or at our foundry.

Druckguss Westfalen Behringer at ALUMINIUM 2016

In our first joint trade fair event with our sister company Druckguss Westfalen, we have a booth at ALUMINIUM 2016 from 29 November to 1 December 2016. ALUMINIUM is the world’s leading trade show and B2B platform for the aluminium industry and its main customer sectors. 1,000 exhibitors from 100 countries are expected along with 27,000 trade visitors, about half from abroad. Come and see us at ALUMINIUM 2016!

Employee for our consignment team

Druckguss Westfalen Behringer is looking for a consignment employee (warehouse operator or similar training, with forklift licence) to reinforce its successful team.

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Foundry mechanic

Druckguss Westfalen Behringer is looking for a foundry mechanic (zinc die casting) to reinforce its successful team.

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Two die making employees

Druckguss Westfalen Behringer is looking for two die making employees to reinforce its successful team.

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Merger of Velbert and Heiligenhaus foundries

Following the successful acquisition of zinc die casting foundry Behringer Druckguss GmbH & Co. KG by Dr.-Ing. Georg Weddige Industriebeteiligungen GmbH & Co. Holding KG, we are now pleased to announce the next stage with the merger of our two zinc die casting foundries in Velbert and Heiligenhaus. The two foundries are being merged as of 1 July 2016 at our Velbert location under the name of Druckguss Westfalen Behringer GmbH & Co. KG. The previous location in Heiligenhaus will close in the near future.

Druckguss Westfalen acquires zinc die casting foundry Behringer Druckguss

Dr.-Ing. Georg Weddige Industriebeteiligungen GmbH & Co. Holding KG acquired zinc die casting foundry Behringer Druckguss GmbH & Co. KG as of 1 April 2016. This brings Behringer under the roof of Druckguss Westfalen and opens the way for the expansion of zinc die casting production to 14 machines and additions to the product portfolio. Further benefits of the acquisition include enhanced production efficiency and greater flexibility in order fulfilment.

Behringer Druckguss under new ownership from 1 April 2016

You have known us as a successful family-run foundry for zinc die cast products since 1973.
To enhance our market position, we decided to seek and join forces with a strong strategic partner. We are pleased to have found that partner in Dr. Georg Weddige Industriebeteiligung. Under the roof of Dr. Georg Weddige Industriebeteiligung, we will continue to serve the full range of zinc die casting needs. The new company is managed by Rolf Cramer and Franz Baier. To ensure a smooth transition, the previous owners Jörg and Michael Behringer will continue to support the management in an advisory capacity. We look forward to continue working with you into the future and thank you for your custom in past years.