ORIGINAL BESCAST PLANT

BESCAST MANUFACTURING FACILITY IN 1950

BESCAST PLANT TODAY

MODERN PRECISION INVESTMENT OPERATION

Bescast Delivers More Than 70 Years

of Investment Casting Innovation

Bescast was founded in 1945 and has grown into a premier, 80,000 square foot, state-of-the-art precision investment casting operation–one of the most advanced in the world.

Bescast is a world-class manufacturer of blades, vanes, and various structural castings for high temperature, stress and corrosion applications in the power generation sector. From stainless steel inlet guide vanes and impellers for turbine compressor sections to nickel and cobalt super alloy hot gas path components to fuel system parts, Bescast is an industry leader. Vertical integration of the core manufacturing process, solidification modeling, rapid prototyping and CNC milling and machining, enables Bescast to respond to the technical challenges and fast-paced demands of our customers.

We specialize in cast airfoil configurations with a heavy emphasis on gas turbine engine and compressor components. Examples include integrally cast compressor wheels, turbine wheels, turbine nozzles, fuel pump impellers, shrouded gas compressor impellers an combustion swirlers.

Bescast is a world leader precision casting facility specializing in cast air foil configurations with a heavy emphasis on gas turbine engine and compressor components for aerospace and other precision applications

COMPANY TIMELINE

1940s
Brown Pattern Works serviced the Cleveland area sand cast founderies.

1950s
Brown Engineering Service Company develops aluminum precision casting techniques for fuel impellers using plaster of paris molding.

1960s
Bescast, Inc. formed and expanded to cast steel in Shaw solid mold process. Received two patents for unique mold making process for impellers.

1970s
Developed shell molding process and expanded to include vacuum casting of super alloys, turbine engine impeller and compressor wheel components.

1980s
Bescast further expanded casting and machining capabilities.

1990s
10,000 square foot plant expansion; Bescast increases global customer base.

2000+
Rapid Prototyping Wax Jet Pattern Capability added; partnership with AGI and Lilly Software begins; engineering, customer service and management 
offices and capabilities expanded; certified supplier awards earned from Parker Hannifin, Rolls Royce, Solar Gas Turbines. NPI (New Product Innovation) program launched.