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McShane Bell Company is proud to continue our tradition of producing the finest bronze church bells, peals, chimes and bell carillons for more than 164 years.
Over 300,000 McShane church bells ring out from the towers of cathedrals, church towers, municipal buildings, universities, town halls, and schools.
Our programmable digital bell systems produce the sounds of up to 64 bells at once, creating the authentic sound of large cast bells and real carillons anywhere.
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There is an unmistakable resonance that emanates from the ringing of a church bell. It’s melodious and lasting vibrations result from thousands of years of refinement. The earliest of large bells were cast in China from iron because of its abundance in the region. Cast iron is one of the hardest metals, and this makes […]Read More +
Not all of the following foundries or companies cast bells or may be operating today: McShane Bell Company, Maryland Heights, Missouri Since the conception of the company in 1856, McShane Bell Foundry has been producing America’s finest church bells, ring peal, chimes and carillons the world has ever heard. Among our more famous handiwork are […]Read More +
A recent CBS This Morning story celebrated the hallowed tradition of ringing church bells and highlighted McShane Bell Company’s role in keeping the tradition alive. CBS News journalist, Dana Jacobson, shared the sound and story of the bells of St. James Episcopal Church in Upper Montclair, New Jersey. The oldest and perhaps the most historical […]Read More +