Behlen Mfg. Co.

  • Overview

Behlen has the metal to grain and bear it. Through its business units, Behlen offers an array of fabricated metal equipment and building systems to agricultural customers in more than 70 countries. Its core products include metal livestock equipment, pallets, and grain storage bins, as well as metal buildings and trailers. Behlen Building Systems focuses on making agricultural buildings and building components, while Behlen's International Ag Systems unit makes silos and other grain storage containers and offers custom fabrication. The company's BMC Transportation unit transports Behlen products throughout North America. The company was founded in 1936 by Walter D. Behlen.


Behlen operates facilities in Nebraska, Oregon, and Tennessee. It also has operations in China through a joint venture with partners in the country.

Company Background

Over the past 20 years, Behlen Country, the company's livestock equipment unit, has acquired farm gate maker Farmaster, cattle handling equipment makers Big Valley and Universal Mfg., and storage tank provider Agri-Engineering to become the industry's largest livestock equipment manufacturer.

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Behlen Mfg. Co.

4025 E 23rd St
Columbus, NE 68601-9944
Phone: 1 (402) 564-3111


  • Employer Type: Private
  • Co-CEO: Phil Raimondo
  • Co-CEO: Anthony Raimondo
  • Co-CEO: Phil Raimondo

Major Office Locations

  • Columbus, NE
  • Columbus, NE

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