About Us

With 170 years of engineering & manufacturing expertise, you can depend on Badger time tested high quality products

History Timeline

Experience counts. Badger Industries has been in continuous operation for more than 50 years, serving the industry with engineering excellence.

In 1970 the company began manufacturing high quality metal expansion joints in New Castle, Pennsylvania, under the name Badger Expansion Joint Company.

In 1980 we expanded our manufacturing capabilities with the acquisition of the Sola-Flex expansion joint product line, originally founded by Solar Aircraft Company.

In 1987 the company changed its name to Badger Industries, Inc.

In 1989 Badger Industries, Inc. was merged into Flowline Corporation, which subsequently changed its name to Markovitz Enterprises, Inc., of which Badger Industries, Inc. is a division of. The Company also moved its operations from New Castle, Pennsylvania to its present location, a renovated 72,000 square-foot manufacturing facility in Zelienople, Pennsylvania, approximately 25 miles north of Pittsburgh.

In 2013 Badger Industries purchased an adjacent manufacturing facility which added another 55,000 square feet of manufacturing space.  This brought the total manufacturing space to 127,000 square feet.

Badger's Capabilities

Today Badger designs and manufactures round convoluted metal bellows utilizing four metal bellows forming technologies: Hydroforming, Roll Forming, Pneumatic Tube Forming, and Expanding Mandrel Forming.  Rectangular metal expansion joint convolutions are formed with a press brake. 

In the early-1990s, Badger added a fabric expansion joint product line specializing in gas turbine installations.  Badger’s reputation for design excellence of gas turbine fabric expansion joints and turnkey on-site service is recognized industry-wide. 

Throughout the 20th Century and into the 21st, Badger engineered metal bellows expansion joints and fabric expansion joints have been approved by leading engineering and end-user companies.  The results are that Badger fabric and metal expansion joints are installed worldwide in power generation, refining, chemical, pipelines, steel, smelting, pulp & paper, and other industries.


Our Commitment

Badger is dedicated to customer satisfaction through continuous improvement, and sound communication internally and externally, which results in the design, manufacture, and on-time delivery of high-quality products that meet or exceed our customer's expectations.

Badger’s most important assets are our customers and employees.  All employees are very aware of the importance of providing customers with the highest quality of products and service. Our outstanding reputation with our customers attests to the dedicated effort and superior results of all of our employees.

Badger provides our employees with a safe work environment and is committed to supporting our community with positive environmental stewardship.