ABOUT BEHLEN MFG. CO.
Behlen Mfg. Co. is a world-class steel fabricator with three diverse business units:
- BEHLEN COUNTRY
- is the nation’s leading manufacturer of farm & ranch equipment.
- BEHLEN BUILDING SYSTEMS
- are used in a wide variety of applications including agricultural, churches, schools, offices, shopping centers, factories, warehouses, sports facilities, and government buildings.
- INTERNATIONAL AND DIVERSIFIED PRODUCTS (IDP)
- is comprised of commercial grain Systems, metal stitching presses, and custom fabrication. Distefano Technology & Manufacturing in Omaha is part of the IDP business unit and fabricates more than 1,000 metal components for various industries.
Behlen is a locally owned company, established in 1936, and headquartered in Columbus, Nebraska. Behlen also has plants and sales and engineering offices in various parts of the United States employing more than 850 Partners in Progress (employees).
Behlen Mfg. Co. is pleased to be celebrating 30 Years Return to Local Ownership.
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We are proud to share highlights of over 70 years of accomplishments with our valued customers. Take the journey through the Behlen history profile as well as the addendum to the 70 year history book -2006-2011. Download PDF.
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Provides bay lengths over 60 feet while maintaining the efficiency of building with metal. This system can be combined with hardwall systems (masonry, pre-cast, and tilt-up construction) as well as metal wall panels. Can also be utilized with a variety of roof systems, including B-deck and built up, making it competitive with conventional construction methods.
Clinton Anderson Signature Series Round Pen
The Clinton Anderson Signature Series round pen is like no other. Built to Clinton's personal specifications, we start with automotive grade high tensile steel and then use a premium finish to give you years of safe use.
Big Bin Series
The Behlen 1 million bushel grain bin measures 131 feet (40 meters) in diameter and up to 120 feet high, and can hold 1,000 to 1,200 truckloads of grain. The 1.5 million bushel grain bin is 157'-6" in diameter, 121'-7' in height and holds 50 percent more grain than the 1 million bushel grain bin. The bin can hold more than 1.5 million bushels.
Across all Business Units, Behlen is working towards a Greener Future. Behlen offers materials that are both recyclable and made from recyclable content. We are becoming a key supplier to the renewable energy market as advances in wind, solar, and geothermal systems continue.
A Greener Future