The Birn Group

About the group

The Birn Group is one of largest foundry groups in Northern Europe. Every company within the group specializes in various areas of casting and processing. In this way, we ensure that we always can offer our customers the best and most broad-based solution in the industry. The group currently employ approximately 750 people and consists of the following companies in Denmark, Germany, Sweden and Italy:

•   Vald. Birn A/S – Holstebro, Denmark
•   Birn GmbH – Mülheim, Germany
•   Tasso A/S – Odense, Denmark
•   Tasso Bernareggi S.r.l. – Castano Primo, Italy
•   Kockums Maskin AB – Kallinge, Sweden
•   Uldalls Jernstøberi – Vejen, Denmark
•   Velamp – Vejen, Denmark
Vald. Birn A/S was founded in 1896, and today the company is one of Northern Europe's largest foundries. Vald. Birn A/S has an annual production capacity of approx. 45,000 tons of cast iron, produced on five DISAMATIC plants. In addition, the company also houses its own machine-shop, where the items are processed, painted and surface treated.
Birn GmbH was established in 1975 with the aim of getting closer to the German users of transmission elements. As a result, the company currently stocks almost all element groups for open transmission. The company also has an in-house machine-shop for the mechanical processing of special products according to drawing.
Kockums Maskin AB was founded in 1742, and today the company is one of Scandinavia's leading manufacturers of machined castings. Unique skills, great flexibility and the combined resources of the group are utilized to take the total responsibility for everything from design to the finished component. The company is TS16949 and ISO 14001 certified.
Uldalls Jernstøberi A/S was founded in 1944 and over the years the company has been expanded and modernized, with the result that the company today is a modern, flexible and quality conscious foundry. The company specializes in manufacturing large, hand-shaped items in relatively small quantities and with a short delivery time.
Bernareggi was founded in 1976, and over the years the company has expanded its own range of products by introducing continuous and non-continuous casting bronze, supplied in bars, cut and semi-finished in all its forms and grades. The total warehouse cover 11.000 square meters which includes a stock of more than 3,500 tons and a wide range of machining operations.
Tasso A/S was founded in 1856, which makes the company the oldest foundry in Denmark. Tasso is specialized in the entire process of manufacturing continuous cast iron bars in various dimensions and grades, including casting, heat treatment and pre-machining. Tasso A/S is ISO 50001, ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certified.