KLINGER Die Erste at a glance

Our success is driven by our dedication to solve customer challenges with innovative solutions that save money, simplify flow and ensure excellent service.

After many years of partnership in Finland and Denmark, the KLINGER Group is proud to announce a joint venture with DIE ERSTE Industry. Since February 17, 2022, KLINGER Die Erste has been offering an expanded range of valves via a fully integrated manufacturing process. The portfolio caters to key industries like pulp & paper, steel, energy, marine, chemical, oil & gas, with customized product packages appropriate for each sector.

DIE ERSTE Industry

DIE ERSTE Industry, headquartered in Taiwan, specializes in marketing and distribution of industry valves, instrumentation valves and valve automation accessories since 1982. DIE ERSTE has outstanding production and export businesses in over 30 countries, offering a wide product range including Ball, Gate, Globe, Check, Butterfly and Needle Valves, Valve Actuators, Pipes and Fittings for piping applications in the Oil & Gas, Chemical Processing, Water Resource, Semiconductor and General Industries, and providing the OEM/ODM service of Investment Casting.

With more than 28 years of experience, over 5000 items, and with comprehensive technical support, DIE ERSTE offers One-Stop Shopping for a range of quality and economical products which combined with reliable consultation, superior technical support and customer service excellence, achieves results that consistently exceed our clients' expectations earning 100% trust, belonging and hence developing long- term business relationship.


For more than 130 years KLINGER is the world's leading manufacturer and supplier of industrial sealings, fluid control and fluid monitoring systems. Founded in 1886 as a family business, KLINGER today presents itself as a globally operating group in 60 countries worldwide.

KLINGER gaskets and valves are industry standards. We provide certified, highest quality that also complies with international regulations.

Our customers include leading companies in the oil & gas, chemical, pulp and paper, energy, manufacturing, infrastructure, automotive, marine, food and pharmaceutical industries. With worldwide production facilities on site, we are present both internationally and regionally - where standard as well as customized solutions are required.

Our laboratories develope and test materials for leak-free liquid and gas transport. Whether highly corrosive, high-pressure or high-heat: KLINGER gaskets and valves rely on 130 years of experience as well as modern product development. Then, now and in the future.

Streamlining quality

Key to this new venture is the chance to ensure valve quality through the entire product life cycle.

KLINGER will manage all aspects of product development, and valve parts will be manufactured exclusively for KLINGER. Bringing all components of the supply chain under one umbrella will allow KLINGER to unify the product range while also expanding offerings in a meaningful, targeted fashion.

Expanded offering

Die Erste’s 5,000-square-meter foundry maintains an annual output of 1,500 to 2,400 tons of stainless, carbon steel, and alloy castings. Exacting metallurgy standards for all products are enforced with spectro analysis, metallographic microscopy, and hardness testing, while finished valves are subject to high-pressure, hydraulic, and pneumatic testing. CNC, lathes, and milling capabilities allow Die Erste to perform custom Research & Development projects beside standard large-scale offerings.

A good example of KLINGER Die Erste’s highly specialized products is our FSAB 2-way firesafe ball valve jointly developed by both joint venture partners for steam applications. With KLINGER special stem packing design, certified by TUV Rheinland to firesafe standard, this series offers unparalleled performance and is many industry customer’s preferred option.

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