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About Berger Closures


Find out more about exactly what we do

Spot Welding

We have excelllent spot-welding machinery and can offer mig, and tig welding, as well as dye-pen testing if required

Roll Form

Our group has over 2000 profiles, produced from our own customised tooling on a range of roll forming machinery

Bespoke Product Design & Manufacture

If we don't have what you are looking for, we can design and produce especially for you


We can supply same day, next day or next week if required and will hold finished stock to suit requirements.

Company Information

Established in 1988 in beautiful County Durham in North East England, Berger Closures  rapidly established itself as the UK's leading quality metal closing ring manufacturer, supplying the local market and exporting globally as part of the Berger Group Europe.

The company supplies the leading drum manufacturers and reconditioners with their closing ring requirements as well as supplying other accessories.

Directly or indirectly we also supply and work closely with the leading chemical, pharmaceutical and nuclear waste companies in the world

We manufacture all types of metal clamping rings for metal, plastic and fibre-drums as well as for other applications.

Our group is at the forefront of closing ring technology and in recent years has invested substantially in improved plant and machinery to proactively meet the likely future demands of its predominantly world class blue-chip customer base.

Flexible and versatile, the company can rapidly adapt to changing customer requirements whether it be in product design, service or even manufacturing location

Though operating autonomously, Berger Closures has associated companies in Germany, France, Holland, Spain, Slovakia, Turkey,  Italy, China, America  and close links with companies in South Africa.

Berger has ISO 9001 certification and is committed to total quality. The company is constantly seeking improvement to maximise efficiency and effectiveness


We are always looking to improve our cars performance, so it is always beneficial to find a supplier capable of meeting our high demands and expectations. We look forward to developing a relationship with Berger Closures, and to further improve our product with their help.

Oliver Collins, Team Dynamics, who design, build and run cars for Team Halfords

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Mission Statement

We strive to continuously exceed our customers requirements

We aspire to the highest levels of quality in all aspects of our business and in particular to produce the best drum closures and clamping rings available.

We aspire to respond promptly and efficiently to our customers requests and needs, helping them to achieve competitive edge in the global market place.

We are constantly in search of excellence in all that we do.

August Berger Metallwarenfabrik GmbH & Co.Kg ("Berger Aus Berg")

Based in the rustic village of Berg in stunning Pfalz region of Germany, near Karlsruhe, is August Berger Metallwarenfabrik GmbH & Co. KG, the European headquarters of the Berger Group Europe.

The company trades as Berger Aus Berg (Berger from Berg) named after the former owners, the Berger family and supplies and works in partnership with the leading manufacturers and end-users on a global basis..

The Berger group is now owned by the Munich-based H.P.I group.

Berger Group Europe

August Berger Metallwarenbrik GmbH, Bruchbergstr.66,
D-76768 Berg/Pfalz, Germany

Community And Regional Involvement

Berger Closures works closely with the North East Chamber of Commerce, East Durham Development Agency, Engineering Employers Federation and UK Trade & Investment.

We have been proud sponsors of the Peterlee Panthers U10 roller hockey team, who were the British U10 Champions .

We are also proud sponsors of Peterlee Under 14's football team.

Significant outreaches have been made to local schools in the community.

Meet The Team