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ENTEK has hired Dean Elliott to the position of Technical Processing Manager. In his new role, Dean will work with key customer accounts to develop and improve their extrusion processes. He will lead the company’s Extrusion R&D Team and oversee Pilot Plant trials. Dean has over 20 years of plastics industry extrusion experience. He… Read more
Leading Color Concentrates and Masterbatch Supplier Grows Its Business with Help from ENTEK Extruders Founded in 1964, Penn Color (www.penncolor.com) is a leading global manufacturer of color concentrates, masterbatches, and pigment dispersions. Penn Color has worked closely with ENTEK Extruders since 1999; in fact, ENTEK originally published a story in 2006 about its relationship with… Read more
Continued Growth Welcome to the latest issue of Extrusion Solutions. 5-Minute Screw Change It’s been almost three years since ENTEK introduced our first QC3 twin-screw extruder, the QC3-43mm. Since then we have expanded the QC3 line to include our 27mm, 33mm, 43mm, and 53mm machines and we’re proud that there are dozens of these now… Read more
On August 21, a once-in-a-lifetime solar eclipse took place – and ENTEK’s location in Lebanon, OR was right in the zone of totality! Many employees stopped to go outside and witness the phenomenon. During the total eclipse they described it as a bright silver ring around the darkened sun – an amazing experience!
ENTEK is well-known in the industry for its co-rotating twin-screw extruders and replacement wear parts. But a large part of the company’s business is perhaps not as well-known; ENTEK is also a major provider of complete extrusion systems and turnkey manufacturing plants. The Complete Extrusion Systems that ENTEK provides consist of the entire production line,… Read more