Emergency Breakdowns – How Badger Alloys can get you back to business quickly

March 25th, 2021

Whether caused by flooding, power outages, fires or a pandemic, emergency breakdowns can be devastating to your business. This past year has shown us the depth of extreme situations that can shut down manufacturing. At Badger Alloys, we are uniquely positioned to prioritize our customers in emergency breakdown situations. As a full-service castings manufacturer, we are able to expedite urgent projects to get you back to business quickly.

Prototypes – high-quality castings with quick turnaround

February 3rd, 2021

With mounting pressures to decrease casting production time while keeping costs low, casting engineers can find prototypes to be an ideal solution. Prototyping can be effective for one-off parts, for new parts that require design refinement, or in situations where you need a few pre-production parts quickly as you ramp up for full production.

Improve the cost of quality with on-site machining

January 4th, 2021

If you seek to improve the quality of your castings and lower the cost of quality, consider having your machining performed by your castings manufacturer. When a castings supplier is asked to deliver un-machined castings, they are prevented from identifying and resolving issues that can only be discovered during the machining process. Castings suppliers that are responsible for the machined castings have the knowledge, incentive and tools necessary to provide the most efficient solution.

3D Scanning Can be a Solution for Worn/Obsolete Equipment or Parts

August 25th, 2020

If your worn part needs to be replaced and is obsolete, and/or the pattern equipment is beyond its useful life or otherwise unavailable, you need to find a quick solution to maintain or resume production. New technologies have made reverse engineering an affordable option for refurbishing legacy parts in a relatively short amount of time, even when drawings or models are not available.

Badger Alloys Welcomes New Quality Engineer

July 22nd, 2020

Bret Kohler, CSSBB, has joined the company as Quality Engineer. He is an experienced industrial and mechanical engineer who has focused his career on process improvement through Six Sigma and other root cause analysis tools to improve internal and external quality. In his role at Badger Alloys he will investigate the systematic processes throughout the foundry, identifying opportunities for improvement, researching best practices and implementing solutions.

Badger Alloys Welcomes New Operations Manager

April 16th, 2020

Richard Flahive has joined Badger Alloys as Operations Manager.

Badger Alloys remains open as an essential business

April 8th, 2020

Badger Alloys remains open as an essential business per the U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security, Wisconsin Dept. of Health Services and Infrastructure Security Agency’s list of Critical Infrastructure Sectors. We continue to follow guidelines from the CDC, political leaders, and industry associations to keep our team safe while meeting customer needs. Fortunately, we are able to run two shifts to maintain full levels of production. We are committed to doing our part to keep the supply chain moving.

Mitigate your risk of supply chain disruptions

March 5th, 2020

Coronavirus threatens manufacturers' ability to get the parts they need for production. Experts report that the peak impact of Covid-19 on global supply chains will reach North America in mid-March. Learn how to mitigate your risk of slowed production or shutdown now.

Steel Castings Source Selection

March 5th, 2020

According to the Steel Founders Society of America, selecting a good castings supplier involves much more than finding the lowest-cost provider. Learn more about their recommendations for finding a castings partner with whom you can develop a long-term relationship.

Badger Alloys publishes whitepaper on robotic patternless molding

December 6th, 2019