Bradken

Bradken
3021 S Wilkeson St
Tacoma, WA 98409

Company information

Bradken is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of cast and fabricated iron and steel products for the mining and resources, rail and transit, energy, structural and industrial casting and defence markets.

Our vision is to be a global provider of choice for the design and manufacture of customer-focussed, innovative and high quality products for our target markets. Our commitment to innovation, collaboration, safety and quality gives our customers unmatched value through the development of customised product and service solutions characterised by:

  • superior performance
  • reliability
  • efficiency
  • cost effectiveness.
Company profile type: 
Company Direct
Company size: 
More than 5,000 Employees
Industry: 
Manufacturing, Industrial Products
Company stage: 
Established

Products & Services: 

Mining and resources

Bradken provides the mining and resources market with an extensive range of wear resistant products for all types of mobile and fixed plant equipment. Our advanced engineering capabilities allow us to deliver high quality, specialty castings for customers including our proprietary range of ground engaging tools, buckets, and mill liners.

Whatever part of the mining process you’re involved in, Bradken has you covered from pit to port.

Rail and Transit

Bradken provides innovative cast steel solutions for rapid transit and locomotive truck applications.

We offer an extensive range of cast and general spares for freight vehicles, passenger vehicles and locomotives in addition to track and signal equipment.

With over 30 years’ experience promoting and distributing Western Cullen Hayes (WCH) railroad crossing signal equipment, Bradken is proud to be the sole Australian-approved supplier of WCH product for the ARTC railway nationally.

Defense

From engineered concept to finished product, Bradken provides value to Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) in the North American defense market by offering high quality, complex engineered castings and machining services for use in Marine and Naval applications. 

Bradken is also highly experienced with land based military castings and has been supporting the US Army and Canadian Military. Various large military subcontractors work with Bradken to supply large/heavy steel castings made from specialised grades of ballistic steel. Bradken is uniquely qualified to manufacture these highly specified steel castings. 

With a longstanding reputation for manufacturing the most complex engineered steel castings in the world, including nuclear submarine components, we use advanced computer technology to optimise casting design.

Power generation

Bradken serves its power generation customers through a wide range of complex large steel castings as well as patterns, tooling and machining services. We work with hydro-electric, coal-fired and nuclear power generators.

Our foundries have the capability to provide a comprehensive range of castings, cast/fabrications and machining for Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM). In addition to our Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) facilities and Level III Certified inspectors for MPE, LPE UE and RE we have a fully staffed Linatron facility our Tacoma, Washington, USA facility. We are committed to the use of science, technology and craftsmanship to satisfy our customers’ needs.

Custom castings – Structural & Industrial

Bradken supplies a wide range of castings, fabrications and machining services.  We work with a variety of cast materials including speciality irons, alloy steels and stainless steel and have the capability to produce castings up to 25,000 kilograms or 55,000 pounds.

Company contact: 

Sandy Sternod 
Human Resources Administrator

Company locations

3021 S Wilkeson St
Tacoma, WA 98409