Zaverchand Gaekwad Ltd. was established in 1961 with production of galvanized steel "flexican" conduits; and in 1976 expanded manufacturing in Metal Hoses & Bellows and marketing units in India and Malaysia and Singapore. In 1989 the ZG’s business was transferred to "flexican" Bellows & Hoses Private Limited which has a modern new factory at 283, GIDC, Makarpura at Baroda. Gujarat (India).
The ZG Group manufactures Bellows Expansion Joints since 1975 and are a pioneer as well as a leader in India. This product requires specialized designing and high precision manufacturing capabilities. "flexican" Metal Bellows are used in steel plants, refineries, petrochemicals, cement, power plants, fertilizers and other diverse industries which are core industries with perennial growth. The company has infrastructure and capacity to produce Bellows in sizes up to 7000 mm (dia. with present.)
"flexican" is an ISO 9001 : 2000 certified company in India. Certified by TUV Germany in the field of Design, Manufacturing & supply of matel Bellows Expansion Joints / Compensators.
"flexican" is now also Authorized users of ASME Stamp "U" Symbol in accordance with ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code and are the first Indian Expansion Joint Manufacturer to get the Authorization.
The company markets the products under the registered brand name "flexican". It has established an excellent reputation for manufacturing quality products.
With more than four decades of experience, the goal is to keep the customers competitive by supplying technically superior products, unparalleled in value and quality. The growth at "flexican" is fueled by a blend of scientific research and continual developments. The focus always has been in providing Top notch quality & reliability without compromise and perfection at all costs.
Rigorous inspections, field tests and consistent processes provide a vital edge to all the products of "flexican".The company’s workshop has been approved by the leading project Consultants viz. LRIS, EIL, NPC, Bureau Verities, PDIL, TOYO, BHEL, KPG, UDHE, JH&G, DNV, etc.
The company has representatives and marketing network in principal business centers. The company has developed all special purpose machinery required for manufacture of Bellows Expansion Joints with its own in-house R & D.
The company has over the years enriched its technical competence through various collaborations, as in 1964 with Compoflex Company Ltd. U.K. (now known as T.I. Flexible Ltd.) and in 1970 with Aeroquip Corporation, U.S.A., and in eighties with Pathway (now Flexonics) of USA, for manufacture of the state-of-art Bellows, Compensators and Metal Hoses for very sophisticated and critical applications.
"flexican" has now partnered with Expansion Joint Systems, Inc. - USA for the manufacture of critical applications Expansion Joints for the Petroleum and Refining Industries, viz. FCCU Expansion Joints.
Expansion Joints Systems (EJS) –USA is one of the leading manufacturers in the world for Expansion Joints especially for FCC Units in Petroleum Refineries. EJS is also a member of the Expansion Joint Manufacturer's Association (EJMA), with Representation on both the technical and management committees.
"flexican" has designed and manufactured various high precision import substitution Bellows using nickel alloys in multi-ply corrugations. "flexican" is the leader in the manufacture of Bellows for Tuyre stock in Blast Furnaces in Steel Plants.