Badger Shredders
Continuing a Legacy

We produce equipment essential to progress and the growth of industry. Designed for the companies who trust us to sustain and grow their category, we create innovative machines that enable business to leap forward on the job site and in their board room.
Badger Shredder customers are at the heart of everything we do.
Badger Shredders rely on years of field experience and precision engineering to know our customer’s recycling and reduction needs better than anyone. Our ultra-durable and reliable technology help deliver results they see on the job site and the balance sheet. We ensure seamless access to parts, services, and technical expertise by providing world-class support throughout the lifecycle of their equipment, with productivity and sustainability our primary goals. We’ve never forgotten where we originated or our mission to be the most valuable piece of equipment in your fleet. 
Entering our third generation of ownership and progress, co-presidents Erin and Shawn Olson have brought their entrepreneurial spirit and success to Badger to inspire and innovate. Leading a talented and experienced workforce, Badger forges forward with an experienced workforce including Bob and Gerry Lamer, long-time industry veterans, and Badger leaders. We believe that great leaders make great companies. Shawn and Erin are the continuations of strong guiding values of their predecessors, including integrity, quality, commitment, and innovation.
Born in the heartland of America with a world-renowned work ethic and manufacturing excellence, Badger Shredders are manufactured on the shorelines of Lake Michigan in Algoma, Wisconsin. The home of legendary industrial brands such as Kohler Equipment, Briggs and Stratton, Milwaukee Tools, Oshkosh Trucks, Shuttlelift, Marine Travelift, and so on, Badger Shredders continues the region’s legacy of legendary quality and performance. Our passion for the industry is as bold as the loyalty it inspires. With pride in a job well done, we make a powerful impact within our local community and around the world.

Honoring Our Values

The Present

Today the Badger Management team is headed up by co-CEOs Erin and Shawn Olson. Together they are leaders in the region’s manufacturing industry with decades of success in engineering, manufacturing, and heavy equipment production. Bob Lamer, Badger’s sales executive, has over 30 years of experience in sales and operations management in the equipment industry. Together, they continue the legacy of leading a dedicated workforce to redefine the industry’s expectations and performance.

An Eye To The Future

Badger Goals

Badger Shredding remains committed to quality manufacturing and providing world-class service and support to our customers. Many equipment manufacturers fail to foster customer relationships after the initial sale. Not us. Badger’s philosophy to be a partner in our customer’s success is guided by superior service and support throughout the lifecycle of their equipment. This unparalleled customer service has earned us a reputation for integrity. This dedication keeps our customers returning as they consider additional capital equipment purchases for their recycling operations.