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About us


Oshaug Metall AS is a 4th generation foundry in central Molde that manufactures propeller components for ships in cast NiAl bronze. Our renowned quality components are characterized under our brand Copperstorm® and are preferred by the world's leading propeller manufacturers for the most demanding propeller installations. All propeller manufacturers in Scandinavia are our customers.  
The company is involved in various R&D programs both regionally and on a European basis for the development of modern production techniques, such as the model-free molding technique Patternless® where we have been a key player.

Facts about Oshaug


Kilos cast

Today we  cast approximately 400 tons of NiAl-bronze per year. Products are mainly blades and hubs from 100 to 2500 kg.

Since 1927

Proud traditions

Our foundry was established in 1927. In 2027 we are celebrating 100 years of experience with high quality castings.


High quality castings produced

The common nominator between Oshaugs products is that they are tailor made exactly according to our customers specifications. We have delivered 50 000 components in strict accordance with our customers specifications and expectations.


Working according to enviromental management systems

Oshaug has implementing a mindset of continuous improvement for reducing our environmental footprint. Our carbon footprint is already below the industry average and we are further reducing it by establishing high level goals and evaluating our internal procedures to meet those goals.


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Mega Yachts



Passenger ships

Oil platforms

Our values

At Oshaug we focus on

Local involvement
Oshaug Metall wants to be an important player for the local community by offering stable jobs and future investment in the area. The company will make an effort for young people in the region to get to know the company and the business community elsewhere in the region.
Social responsibility
The career opportunities that exist must be known so that the young people can more easily return to the region after completing their education. Oshaug Metall also sponsors good causes in sports, cultural life and business enterprises in the Molde region.
The future
At Oshaug Metall we are strongly involved in the development of more efficient methods for mold production, casting and machining. In close collaboration with some of the world's leading capabilities in casting technology, we manufacture high quality components with high repeatability and low environmental footprint.


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Oshaug Metall's founder Jens Oshaug started in the foundry profession in De Forende Støperier (The United Foundries), Raumen foundry in Molde.


Oshaug Metallstøperi is founded by Jens Oshaug at Skansen in Ålesund.


The foundry moves to Julsundvegen in Molde.


The foundry was damaged by German bombs on April 28, 1940 and was out of operation for long periods during the war.


The foundry starts up again in a purchased German barracks moved from Geitapina.


Harry Oshaug takes over the management of the company after Jens.


The foundry begins the transition to casting elements in NiAl bronze.


New foundry built in Grandevegen 30.


Harry Oshaug's eldest son Stein Berg Oshaug joins the company as foundry manager.


Electric induction heaters installed.


New processing department for propeller blades established in Årøsetervegen.


Work for the British Navy's destroyers and the Norwegian Armed Forces' frigates.


The robot lab and Effee feeding


Expansion of the machining department. New large 5-axis milling and turning machine is installed.
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