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Danimer Scientific Wins Prestigious Bioplastic Award with Help from ENTEK Extruders

ENTEK Extruders customer Danimer Scientific of Bainbridge, GA has recently been in the news for winning the prestigious 2018 Innovation in Bioplastics Award from the Washington, DC based Plastics Industry Association (PLASTICS). Danimer Scientifc was a joint winner of the award with PepsiCo for their development of the next generation bio-based and compostable flexible packaging… Read more

Pilot Plant News

There has been a steady increase in the use of the ENTEK Pilot Plant over the last 18 months.  To best serve our customers, prospective customers, and our employees, we have taken steps to improve the efficiencies and safety of the Pilot Plant along with increasing our full time employees assigned to the Pilot Plant.… Read more

Continued Growth

The sounds of progress continue to be heard outside at ENTEK’s headquarters in Lebanon, Oregon.  We are in the midst of another expansion of our ENTEK Extruders facility! Our shop area is being increased with a new 30,000 ft2  addition.  The new area will be used for fabrication, assembly, testing and shipping. “As our business… Read more

ENTEK at NPE 2018

For one week in May, the global plastics industry descended on Orlando, Florida for NPE 2018.  The latest NPE broke records in numerous categories including number of exhibitors, square footage of booth space utilized, and more. ENTEK would like to thank everyone who stopped by to visit our booth at NPE – we once again… Read more

20 Years of ENTEK Extruders

2018 marks the 20th anniversary of ENTEK Extruders.  While ENTEK has been in business since 1984, the Extruder division of the company was established in 1998.  The story of how and why ENTEK Extruders came to be is not really typical for a leading machine supplier to the plastics industry.     The Early Years ENTEK… Read more

Executive’s Corner

20 Years Welcome to the latest issue of Extrusion Solutions. 20 Years of ENTEK Extruders Back in 1998, ENTEK, a company that had been in business for 14 years, decided to embark on a new venture – to manufacture and supply twin-screw extruders to the plastics compounding industry.  We had some experience – after all,… Read more

ENTEK Hires Dean Elliott as Technical Processing Manager

  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

Where to Find Us Next – Extruders

The extruders group has two shows this month.  Stop by and discuss your extrusion needs with the team! Linda Campbell and Tammy Straw will be in Nashville February 19 – 21 at the Plastics Recycling Conference, Booth #605. The following week, February 26 – 27, Austin Lindsey will be attending the Polyolefin Conference in Austin. … Read more

ENTEK to Feature New Twin-Screw Extruder and Technologies at NPE2018

Company Will Display its New QC3®33mm Twin-Screw Extruder and Also High-Output 73mm Twin-Screw Extruder; Interactive Display Featuring Screw Layout Program Will Also Be Featured Booth W5189, Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, FL – May 7-11, 2018 ENTEK, a leading producer of twin-screw co-rotating extruders and microporous separators for lead-acid and lithium batteries, will feature its… Read more

Penn Color Chooses ENTEK

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

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