Donations for the victims of the great flood disaster

"Help faster together" is the motto of over 20 aid organizations with 1,900 aid projects in 100 countries under the umbrella of "Aktion Deutschland hilft". The ZÜRN Group supports the victims of the flood disaster with a donation to

"Aktion Deutschland hilft"

-> To the donation page: click here

Many employees of the ZÜRN Group also privately support the flood victims with their donations.

We stick together.

24 years of commitment in Slovenia

For our foundry Livarna Gorica d.o.o. (LIGO), international relationships have been the basis for successful worldwide cooperation with customers and suppliers since LIGO was founded.

The new mayor of Nova Gorica, Mr. Dr. Klemen Miklavič and the German Ambassador to Slovenia Mr. Klaus Riedel accepted with pleasure the invitation from Mr. Antonio Böckmann, Managing Director of the ZÜRN Group, to visit the foundry on November 19, 2019. The 24-year commitment of our company group in Slovenia was appreciated during the company tour.

We have lively exchange with our customers and interested parties even in times of restricted travel conditions via telephone, email and video conferences. Do you need customized products, do you have questions about the techniques used in our foundry or would you like our advice? We are gladly there for you by phone or send us an email to info(at)

We look forward to pattern the future together with you.

German Unity Day 2019 - Impressions from the reception of the embassy

The invitation of the German ambassador Mr. Klaus Riedel and his wife Dr. Brigitta Kupferschmidt-Riedel for the embassy reception in Ljubljana to the German Unity Day on 1st October 2019, our managing directors Mrs. Simona Stegne-Ceraj and Mr. Antonio Böckmann of Livarna Gorica d.o.o. (LIGO) accepted with enthusiasm.
As artistic framework of the reception officiated an exhibition by the paintress Mirjam Sore Semolič and the clarinet sextet of the Slovenian police orchestra.

Also in this year Livarna Gorica d.o.o., a long-time supporting member of social projects in Slovenia, supports the profound German-Slovenian relations.

f.l.t.r. Simona Stegne-Ceraj, Klaus Riedel, Dr. Brigitta Kupferschmidt-Riedel, Antonio Böckmann

Newcast 2019 – the trade fair for castings

Among 430 exhibitors, our foundry Livarna Gorica “LIGO” presented their range of castings at the NEWCAST trade fair in Düsseldorf. With 3,900 international visitors, the flagship trade fair was a magnet for experts.
LIGO not only impressed the visitors with its attractively designed booth, but also with the presented exhibits, which attracted a lot of attention.

Thank you for visiting our booth and the very good feedback.

German Embassy in Slovenia: Reception 2018

On 2nd October 2018, the German ambassador Klaus Riedel and Dr. Ing. Brigitta Kupferschmidt-Riedel invited on the occasion of the German national day "German Unity Day" at the residence of the German Embassy in Ljubljana in Slovenia for a reception.

This year our managing directors Mrs. Simona Stegne-Ceraj and Mr. Antonio Böckmann of the Livarna Gorica d.o.o., a longtime supporting member of social projects in Slovenia, were present in the German embassy again.

f.l.t.r. Simona Stegne-Ceraj, German Ambassador Klaus Riedel, Antonio Böckmann

Empfang Tag der Deutschen Einheit in der slowenischen Botschaft

Reception on occasion of The German Unity Day 2017

By reason of the German Unity Day 2017 invits the German ambassador Mr. Klaus Riedel and Mrs. Brigitta Kupferschmidt-Riedel to a reception at residence in Ljubljana in Slovenia.

As a long years is the Livarna Gorica d.o.o. a sponsor and this year again with our managing directors (Simona Stegne-Ceraj und Antonio Böckmann) thereby.

We wish all guests a beautiful evening.

Handelsblatt - innovative companies in slovenia

At Handelsblatt edition no. 45 dated February 27th, 2017 innovative and successful companies from slovenia were presented under the subject "SLOVENIA INVITES YOU".

Also our foundry LIVARNA GORICA D.O.O. with than more of 70 years experience was able to introduce theirself on the know german media platform "Handelsblatt".

On a complete page our foundry was presented as the foundry with tradition and innovtive. The article reports about a short company history and the wide performance range, casting technology and as well the quality management.

»Handelsblatt - slovenia invits you«

Reception on occasion of The german Unification Day 2016

German Ambassador Mr. Klaus Riedel received our managing director Mr. Antonio Böckmann and Simone Stegne our foundry managerin of LIVARNA GORICA in occasion of the german unification day 2016 at the residence in Ljubljana on October 3rd, 2016.

As now since almost two decades sponsord LIVARNA GORICA this reception to support social projects in slovenia.

v.l. Frau Riedel, Herr Riedel, Frau Stegne-Ceraj, Herr Böckmann

Modernization of the blasting plant

With the modernization of our blasting plant, we take further steps towards efficient technology. Even if the investments amortized over a long-term period, the focus is on continuous expansion of reproducible results on our cast product.


  • Improvement of radiation results and further energy savings
  • Less wear on the system with magnetic separator system
  • The same radiation results over a longer period of use (process reliability)
  • Latest drive technology for energy saving.
  • Further reduction of emissions.

150. Years Nova Gorica

Robinova zabava, organized by Radio Robin! ! Most visited event in the city of roses! 150 performers from Primorska region! We are proud that we joined, as a sponsor this respectable company!

Company visit of vice ambassador at Livarna Gorica

Mr. Dr. Jakob Haselhuber, vice ambassador of the German embassy in Slovenia followed the invitation of our Managing Director Antonio Böckmann to visit our production facility. He looked and saw very modern and clean production process at our foundry. Mr. Dr. Haselhuber was surprised and impressed at the ambitious casting components and their applications. Cast iron arises once more as a top modern material performing 100% the request of sustainability.

NEWCAST - Fair Düsseldorf - 2015

The world's leading trade fair for casting technology closed the doors for 2015. With a completely new booth design we presented us this year at the Newcast in Düsseldorf.
Thanks a lot for the many visits on our booth, the expert conversations and the very good resonance.

Midest Paris - Fair for supplier industry

4. to 7. November 2014 Paris
For the first time we presented Livarna Gorica on the Midest.
We are suprised and very happy about the positve feedback.
Thank you for your visit and the interesting conversations.

Renovation of our sand preparation plant

As part of the process optimization we have modernized our sand preparion plant. With the fully automatic regulation of Michenfelder control system we get, regardless of external influences, a constant sand quality and a further improvement in the casting surfaces.

Company visit of the German Ambassador at Livarna Gorica.

The managing directors Antonio Böckmann and Simona Stegne welcome Mrs. Dr. Prinz (German Ambassador in Slovenia) and Mrs. Segura (Commercial Department of the German Ambassador) at our foundry Livarna Gorica in Nova Gorica. By a company tour the Ambassador got a detailed impression about the production processes of a foundry, the numerous investments and the creation of working places. Mrs. Dr. Prinz honored the twenty years of Livarna Gorica and the willing of Zürn Group for futured investments at site. Our success confirms us and we will invest in the future for clean production processes and sustainable products in the view of our customers.